[Lazarus] newbie questions
dgcoventry at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 12:28:40 CEST 2012
I'm probably not the best person to welcome you, but as a fellow
potterer who has been using Lazarus for a number of small projects,
over the last ten years or so, welcome!
This is the ml I use whenever I want to ask questions and nobody has
(yet!) disabused me, so I think you've come to the right place
Lazarus is still pretty close to Delhi and I still use the help files
that came with my Delphi 3 installation for reference.
There are differences, though, but there is a lot of help on the Internet.
Such as this page:
On 1 June 2012 12:05, Marco Ciampa <ciampix at libero.it> wrote:
> 1) is this a developers only ml? Am I in the wrong list to ask general usage
> questions? I case vould you (please) point me to the right ml? TIA
> 2) the real question(s).
> I work in a high school. I do not usually use fpc/lazarus but the whole
> project is interesting for me since it is able to do so many things that
> I've never seen in any other RAD tool, free or not.
> We use fpc for education (algorithms/logic/etc.) mainly in the small
> time space in the math lessons but:
> - DevPascal is old, buggy, undeveloped, untranslated and somehow works
> very bad under Windows if you are not an administrator
> (like a student in a school PC)
> - FreePascal is a Dos app. , really ugly as was TP 20 years ago with
> similar concern regarding the multiuser use with Win...
> - Lazarus works perfectly in Windows, is easy to install in school as
> at home and it works under Linux and Mac which is a real plus.
> I've found some Delphi examples around in Internet, like this site:
> in particular this small game:
> If I import in Lazarus it works like a charm.
> Ok now the real questions:
> 1) it "uses windows, graph;" where can I find reference info, examples
> and other doc about these libs?
> 2) if I vould like to port this program under Linux I imagine that the
> "windows" lib could be unusable. The shortest way to do it is ... ?
> Hints on how to do it are where?
> Marco Ciampa
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