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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RE: Check out the Kylix/Delphi CrossFPC project
by LC on Tue 17th May 2005 08:04 UTC

I agree, with .NET I also will use C# (and M$ Visual Studio instead of Delphi 2k5). But lazarus+FPC seems a very attractive alternative for smaller projects when the small bugs will be repaired.