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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by DaniŽl Mantione on Wed 18th May 2005 08:52 UTC

Port your apps from to the Lazarus Component Library. Unlike the CLX it has a group of skilled programmers on it who are dedicated to their users. It doesn't have the finishing touches of commercial software (yet!), but is certainly very usefull and reasonably cheap to port to from both VCL and CLX.

Want to see what is possible? A nice example is Checkbook Tracker: