Linked by DaniŽl Mantione on Mon 16th May 2005 18:38 UTC
General Development After five years of development, Free Pascal 2.0 is ready. With the new compiler, its authors believe they are ready to become a larger open source development platform. In the MS-DOS world, Pascal was one of the major programming languages and is by means of Borland Delphi an important programming language in the Windows world. In the open source world, Free Pascal is the leading Pascal compiler and while open source is a bit biased using the C language, the Pascal language has a lot to offer to open source programmers.
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Good trip down memory lane
by Someone on Mon 16th May 2005 20:11 UTC

FreePascal could be very useful at universities, since Pascal is great as a 1st programming language, very clean and close to pseudocode.

I wish I had the old TurboPascal programs I developed at school, to recompile them and see how they are ;)