[Lazarus] Delphi for Android

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Aug 15 13:31:59 CEST 2013

On Thu, 15 Aug 2013, Sven Barth wrote:

> On 15.08.2013 11:47, Juha Manninen wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Sven Barth
>> <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> Another article a few days back said that it's FireMonkey like on iOS.
>> I don't even know how FireMonkey does it in those systems. I guess it
>> takes care of both the control drawing and the layout. Somehow it must
>> interact with the Android desktop. I must study the topic a little
>> more. I don't even know how they do it on iOS.
> FireMonkey is working more like our CustomDrawn widgetset. And for 
> interaction with the Android desktop they'll need to do the same as we: use 
> JNI.

>From memory: Firemonkey is OpenGL based, everything custom drawn.
The OpenGL ensures it runs on all platforms that use OpenGL.


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