IDE for develop GStreamer applications

Guillaume Desmottes guillaume at
Fri Jan 7 10:37:12 UTC 2022

I'm using vscode as well and I am quite happy with it.

Note that there is some ongoing effort to improve gstreamer integration 
with vscode,

On 5/01/22 18:19, Matteo Valdina via gstreamer-devel wrote:
> Hi,
> Probably the a way to get a start is to use Visual Code with some 
> project generation like cmake or meson.
> VS code is fairly easy to use and configure and offers most of the 
> features out of the box and has some plugins for cmake.
> You need to try and understand what works for you. But I suggest the 
> first step to decide on the build system as the first step (like cmake).
> Otherwise you can move to vim, which is hard at the beginning but 
> rewarding at the end.
> Best
> Matteo
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2022 at 9:03 AM Daniel G. Campos via gstreamer-devel 
> <gstreamer-devel at> wrote:
>     Dear Friends :
>     Thanks to all of you for your support and happy new year to all.
>     I am new with gstreamer and I wanted to use it to develop a c++
>     application. From the GStreamer documentation it was easy to download
>     the tutorials and compile from command line a simple C
>     application, with
>     the pkg-config.
>     But I was wonder if someone here in the list uses an IDE to
>     develop any
>     GStreamer application, if that is the case, which IDE do you use?
>     CodeLite? CodeBLocks? Visual Studio? VSCode?
>     I will greatly appreciate if someone uses a free open source IDE,
>     that
>     helps me configure it to compile an link it, i cannot find a
>     proper way
>     to use g++ to compile a simple application with CodeLite, for example.
>     it is ideal for a free code i am writing.
>     Thanks to all, best regards,
>     Daniel
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