Visual Studio Evaluation
I searched google and microsoft's site and am wondering if there is a free download for visual studio. I am trying to compile a *.dsw *.dsp project.
Microsoft has a free 60-day evaluation of Visual Studio that it distributes on CDs or DVDs. They also have a version that you can try online. Both available here.
You could try Dev-C++ http://www.bloodshed.net/dev/devcpp.html
The format of DSP and DSW is fairly obvious. They're just text files; look inside them and see what's what. (The command line switches, you should be able to find somewhere on the online MSDN; like as not, /I and /D are the only ones you'll really need.)
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Tom. I dunno if this will be usefule, nor if it still exists, but MS used to give away a version of VB that would compile to ActiveX - it was called the 'VB Control Creation' edition or similar.
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