Creating the Source Code and Building the Project

  1. In the Project Explorer view, right-click the HelloWorld_GCC project and select New > Source File.

  2. In the New Source File dialog, enter the file name HelloWorld_GCC.c.
  3. Click Finish to create the source file and open it in the code editing view.

  4. Add the following code to the new source file, and press CTRL+S to save it.
  5. #include <stdio.h> 
    int main(int argc, char** argv) 
          printf("Hello world\n");
          return 0; 
  6. In the Project Explorer view, right-click the HelloWorld_GCC project and select Build Project. This creates the Linux executable and required support files.

  7. The items in the Debug folder are additional files required for debugging.
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