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Is it necessary to learn Makefiles when you have an IDE?

I have recently began studying Makefiles in Linux. I have ample experience developing applications with advanced IDEs, such as Visual Studio. My first impression and query after reading a few ...
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1answer
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Reading a character from a file stream in c++ (AKA: Why no C++ standard equivalent of old conio.h)?

I don't have an actual problem I'm working on, this is more a question of design decisions. I find that there are so many different things I work on where reading a _kbhit() is amazingly useful but I ...
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16answers
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moving from Windows to Linux [closed]

I need to reconcile these 2 facts: I don't feel comfortable working on Linux; I need to develop software for Linux. Some background: I have a 10+ years of programming experience on Windows (almost ...