Qt Creator + Windows 8 SDK
I was just about to download the "Windows SDK for Windows 8 Preview":http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/hh852363 when I found some sad info on the Updated or Removed Features section.
I'm worried about it because that implies no more Windows SDK and Qt Creator being enough as a development environment + IDE solution.
Did anyone see this issue coming ? What use is the Windows SDK if it doesn't, alone, provides a Platform Toolset and C/C++ libs? Are we going to be forced to have VS installed even if using only the Windows SDK and Qt Creator?
Well, it looks like. Maybe Visual Studio (Express) now allows for installing just the toolset - at least I hope so.
Any news on this?
As far as I can find, we'll have to install the full Visual C++ 2012 for Windows Desktop (Not the version for Windows 8 I think, as that's for apps, not desktop applications, or so it seems).
I sure hope there's a way to get the compiler toolchain without Visual Studio Express ...