So I check out a library I'm interested in on GitHub (qt, opengl, etc.). I download a zip file; unzip it to my desktop; and put it in an appropriate folder.
Now I search and search and search and search online on how to use it in a project in visual studio.
All this terminology gets thrown at me: "You have to recompile it", "You have to build it", etc. Ok.
Can someone please point me in the right direction on how to build these libraries, and then how to use them in visual studio (Or manually using GCC to get a better understanding of what's going on).
It would be cool if someone just told me what to do step by step.
1) Do this
2) Then do this
3) Then do this and that
4) Then this
I can figure out what's going on, on my own.
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THANKS ALOT JLBORGES!! How the heck have I not seen this until now??