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Hi, I'm looking to make a program, preferably in C++, that I can start, and after 85 seconds alerts me with a popup. I have no experience in programming. Thanks!
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post #2 of 14
Alerts you when you start your machine or start the program?

I would use Kixtart or VBscript if it is when you start your machine.
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Not when I start the machine, I want to go on the program, and press a button, and it starts timing, followed by a pop up after 85 seconds, which I can then close, and press go again.
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post #4 of 14
Go with VB for this... much easier with the GUI side and easier to learn.
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kk, just my understanding was that you had to pay? True or not?
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No, VB Express Edition is free.
    
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kk, know of any guides for this sort of thing?
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post #8 of 14
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/vb/

This is what I would recommend (free ). There are tons of tutorials all over and VB is a good language to start with that would be able to get you going the fastest.

This should be a simple program - good luck!

As for a guide:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/beginner/
post #9 of 14
I can make you the program if you want in VB. But it would be damn useful for you to learn how to program!
post #10 of 14
Visual basic 6. Simples
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