Can I change compiler switches?
Is it possible to modify/add to the compiler switches for C++? Or are they fixed on this platform?
Yes! right-click repl, click "open command palette", type "shell", press enter, type "clang++ main.cpp -compiler_options_here -o main", press enter, then type "./main".
UPDATE: It works for me :) (though I don't actually know if the compiler options actually change anything, but they should)
Also, you can upvote this feature request so maybe repl will add a more intuitive way : https://repl.it/feedback/p/visually-change-compiler-switches
@a5rocks good, that worked. Well, there was no "open command palette" it was actually "Open Shell", but whatever.
Not a good UI design, as that menu isn't very discoverable. Now that I know that it's there, definitely better though. Still couldn't find that context menu you were talking about.
if you place a "Makefile" with the compilation rules it calls make when you press play. There are plenty of Makefile examples out there but yet here's an example where I have included the command to run the program after compilation.
CFLAGS=-Wall -Wpedantic -Wextra -std=c99 -Wvla
$(CC) $(CFLAGS) -o $(TARGET) $(SOURCE) $(LFLAGS)