Compiling GLib C Programs

GLib is a utility library required by GTK+, but which can also be used independently in non-GUI applications. This article shows how to compile C programs that use GLib in Linux. It also shows how to install the correct documentation for the version of GLib installed on the system and how to find the version … Continue reading Compiling GLib C Programs

Glade Packing Tutorial

Learn how to use the Glade box container to pack widgets into a window in this Glade packing tutorial. Use widget packing instead of a fixed grid. Glade Fixed Grid Window vs. Glade Packing Window The images below show a comparison between two windows. One of the windows was created using a fixed grid, and … Continue reading Glade Packing Tutorial

GTK 3 C Code Hello World Tutorial using Glade 3

In this easy tutorial for beginners, a simple “Hello World” program is created using GTK+ 3 and programmed in the C programming language. Glade 3 is used to create the GUI window, button and text label in this GTK 3 C code hello world tutorial. The image below shows the windowed Hello World application made … Continue reading GTK 3 C Code Hello World Tutorial using Glade 3

GTK+ 3 Glade C Programming Template Files

A set of template files for starting new GTK+ 3 C programming language projects using Glade for the GUI. The structure of the template directory separates the C source code and Glade files into their own sub-directories with a makefile in the main directory. These template files make it easier to manage a project by … Continue reading GTK+ 3 Glade C Programming Template Files

Compile C Programs for Windows and Linux

In order to compile a C program on a Linux machine that will run on Windows, cross-compiler software tools need to be installed on the Linux machine. The same C source code can be compiled to run on a Linux machine by using the GCC compiler. Here we look at how to compile a simple … Continue reading Compile C Programs for Windows and Linux