IBM VisualAge C++ 3.5

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IBM VisualAge C++ 3.5
Name VisualAge for C++ for Windows
Version 3.5.9 (1998)
Vendor IBM
Licence IPLA

Because of the large amount of changes needed to support Windows 95 and NT a version of 3.0.x for MS Windows was never released, however a version 3.5 was introduced that is mostly compatible with the VisualAge C++ 3.0 for OS/2 and is even better supported with 3.6.5.

  • Available in German and Japanese in addition to English.


  • IBM Open Class Library
  • Compound Document Framework - OLE 2 component development
  • Visual Application Builder
  • Data Access Class Builder - supports access to DB2, Oracle and Sybase via ODBC
  • Direct-to-SOM (SOM 2.1)
  • VisualAge Browser
  • VisualAge Performance Execution Trace Analyzer


Latest version is 3.5.9-PF1 for the English version, 3.5.9 for the Japanese version and 3.5.2 for the German version.

  • Version 3.5 for MS Windows has English Fixpak 9 available for it, but you should also install the fixes included in PostFix 1.
  • The German version has Fixpak 2 available.
  • The Japanese version has Fixpak 9 but got none of the Postfixes that were introduced for the English language version.


  • Marc Carrel-Billiard: Programming with VisualAge for C++ for Windows - PH PTR 1997, ISBN 0-13-618208-9
  • Gabrielle Gagnon: VisualAge for C++ for Windows [1] - A part of a C++ based RAD development tool group review from PC Magazine (Feb 1997)


  • ZP96-0155 (1996-03-05): IBM VisualAge for C++ for Windows, Version 3.5
  • Installation Guide and Product Overview [2]