[Lazarus] Firefox OS

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Mon Jul 15 13:23:51 CEST 2013

On 07/15/2013 12:49 PM, Kostas Michalopoulos wrote:
> Since Firefox (and i assume Firefox OS) uses the new "asm.js" subset 
> of javascript (a js subset that looks like assembly which can be 
> converted to native code, something like a js-based portable LLVM 
> bitcode), couldn't FPC generate asm.js code instead of x86 
> assembly/machine code?
Interesting stuff, indeed.
> Obviously that wouldn't solve the GUI issue (one will still need to 
> implement a HTML-based (or whatever) LCL backend, but i think with 
> canvas nowadays that is possible).
This in fact is a completely different issue.

In fact, having support for a HTML5 backend (aka "Widget Type"), with 
the normal Lazarus LCL form designer for designing the the user 
interface, would allow for nice stuff in the non-mobile world as well.


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