[Lazarus] The future of desktop

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Sat Nov 30 01:59:36 CET 2013

On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 9:13 AM, Michael Van Canneyt
<michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> 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 :)

As ExtPascal?

Marcos Douglas

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