Tips, Howtos, Contributed Documentation, etc.
** NOTE **
Some of the information in this section is grossly
out of date, and currently here for historical purposes only.
In particular, more recent and relevant information about "-mno-cygwin"
and using MinGW within a Cygwin development environment can be found
on the FAQ page.
Introductions and Tutorials
Mike Linkovich's MinGW Startup Guide
An excellant primer for getting up and running with MinGW (with
an emphasis on graphics/game development). Covers some popular
and useful external libraries and IDE's that work with MinGW.
Colin Peters' tutorial on
Programming Win32 with GNU C and C++
How to make DLLs using GCC
A set of helper programs and examples to
make DLLs in C, C++ and F77 using gcc on Mingw and Cygwin. Released v0.2.5
on Mar 13, 1999. Also contains some pointers to DLL related information
available from Microsoft's on-line archives. The next release, currently in
beta, will create DLLs using a much more straight forward way.
How to add compiled HTML help to a MinGW Win32 application.
Very easy for applications that already have a menu, but not difficult for any
WinMain/window procedure program.