[ros-dev] Development Tools for ReactOS

Deepak Gupta mailmeatdkg at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 19:52:22 CET 2009


Thanks a lot Timo.

Your reply is really appreciated.

Regards
Deepak

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Timo Kreuzer <timo.kreuzer at web.de> wrote:

> Deepak Gupta schrieb:
> > Folks,
> >
> > I don't know where to ask this question, So decided to ask it on Dev
> mailing
> > list.
> > I am new to ReactOS and installed it on VMWare workstation and really
> loved
> > it.
> > It's behavior look and feel is like Windows and I really appreciate it
> > (although there is long way to for it)
> >
> > Few of my questions are below:--
> >
> > 1) Is there any development kit for developing applications for ReactOS?
> >
> First there's the ReactOS Build Environment (RosBE) which can be
> downloaded from our website. It's used to compile the whole OS. But for
> appications any Windows development kit will do. You can use mingw or
> msvc or borland or whatever. .net is not supported yet.
>
> > 2) If not, Will Applications developed using Windows SDK (not  .net
> > framework and all, just plain SDK) will work on ReactOS?
> >
> Yes. You might experience bugs, but you're welcome to report them in our
> bugzilla. :D
> > 3) If Apps developed on Windows works on ReactOS, Are libraries developed
> > for Windows (which just depend on kernel32, user32 and other system dlls)
> > will work on ReactOS?
> >
> Yes.
>
> > I am planning to use ReactOS for one of my custom device (using x86 based
> > processor) and want to develop some applications on top of it.
> >
> Be sure to keep no important data on the same disk ;-)
>
> You can also ask for help in our forums (http://www.reactos.org/forum/)
> or join the #reactos irc channel on freenode.net
> (http://www.reactos.org/en/community_irc.html)
>
> Regards,
> Timo
>
>
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