[Lazarus] Graeme would love this, or not, I think

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sat Oct 12 13:36:34 CEST 2013

On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 05:28:33PM -0400, Dmitry Boyarintsev wrote:
> There was something similar 1-2 years ago in Great Britain, where education
> commission recognized pascal languages (Delphi) as the best for education.
> So the next generation of good developers will come from South Africa.
> The Department of Education will purchase Delphi and students (and
> graduates) will be able to use FOSS solution like FPC/Lazarus.
> Another proof, that pascal is the language that makes sense.

One could argue about language, but Delphi as RAD-IDE is definitely not a good
choice. Students tend to overfocus on embellishing forms etc, and not spending
their time on the more problem-solving oriented assignment.

Probably because dolling up the UI is easier and gives

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