[Lazarus] The future of desktop

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Nov 29 12:13:22 CET 2013

On Fri, 29 Nov 2013, Santiago Amposta wrote:

> The solution to this problem is quite easy, and it is what many web-GUI
> interfaces do: Move part of program to the client side, so they send big
> javascripts to the client. No objection, I don't think it's a big deal
> to send javascript libraries to the client, as long as it is transparent
> for me as developer. What I intend to avoid, when I write an
> application, is having to write half application in pascal and half
> application using javascript. I want to write the whole application in
> pascal and let the libraries use javascript or whatever they want.
> Probably I'm demanding too much, there is no way a component can say "I
> will convert this few lines of code into a javascript and send it to the
> client"

That is exactly my plan:

1. Convert pascal to javascript.
2. Use the custom widget design capabilities of Lazarus to design the form.

Just like Morfik does/did, and recently Smart Mobile studio.

But only in Lazarus :)


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