Linked by Joost van der Sluis on Mon 10th Sep 2007 16:03 UTC
General Development Recently, Free Pascal (FPC) version 2.2.0 was released. This open source Pascal compiler has - since its initial release in 1993 - grown to be one of the most sophisticated open source compilers available today. Daily, more programmers discover FPC and develop their applications in Object Pascal. Specifically, the development of Lazarus has contributed to this phenomenon: Lazarus is a graphical open source IDE for FPC, with an extensive tool kit to design graphical (GUI) applications.
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RE[6]: How good is Lazarus/FPC?
by rayiner on Tue 11th Sep 2007 20:09 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: How good is Lazarus/FPC?"
rayiner
Member since:
2005-07-06

I have no idea what Lazarus does. I wasn't talking about Lazarus. I was talking about WidgityWack's post about manually writing resize methods, specifically the:

"Textbox1.Width = ParentDialog.Width - 540; Textbox2.Left = ParentDialog..Width - 1060;"

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Almindor Member since:
2006-01-16

Yes sorry, the original post was below my threshold so I misunderstood. You're right on that front, and as I said, Lazarus has GREAT positioning and autosizing capabilities which have not been surpassed yet by any other model I used. (Netbeans 6, MS stuff including C#/.NET, gtk2(yuck), Qt). The only major stuff I didn't try yet is Cocoa/Carbon (which btw is the same thing in the bottom anyhow so macboys stop yelling "switch" on everyone) since I don't have a Mac.

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