68k Mac development environments

Josh Dersch derschjo at msu.edu
Thu Sep 6 16:56:57 CDT 2007


Thanks to all for the great suggestions -- I'll (hopefully) have some 
time this weekend to track down a few of the suggested packages and give 
them a shot.  And I'll let you know when (if) I ever finish my little 
project :).

Thanks again!
- Josh

Josh Dersch wrote:
> Hi all --
>
> I'm looking to do a bit of (simple) development targeting a 68k Mac 
> (or two, or three, or six...) and since I've never done any 
> programming on a Mac before I'm curious if anyone out there has any 
> recommendations for a development environment to use or to avoid.  I'd 
> prefer C/C++, but I'm flexible :).  I'd like to be able to run my code 
> on a Mac Classic/SE (so I need to be able to compile to 68000 code) 
> but I'll be doing the development itself on a IIfx.
>
> In case you're interested, I'm writing the software to build a clock 
> of sorts out of a set of six "classic" form factor Macs I have lying 
> around (two Classics, two SEs and two SE/30s).  Each computer will 
> display one digit of the time, and will be synchronized over an 
> Appletalk network to keep the system times in sync.  Or so goes the 
> theory.  Figure it'll be a fun display to have set up, and a somewhat 
> interesting use for some otherwise-idle Macintosh hardware :).
>
> Thanks for any suggestions...
> - Josh
>
>



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