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

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Sat Oct 12 14:51:31 CEST 2013

Marco van de Voort schrieb:

> 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.

What's a form worth without a task and event handlers?

> Probably because dolling up the UI is easier and gives
> instant-gratification.

Modern (portable) devices are GUI based, so that mastering a GUI is 
important. Not everybody likes to control the progress and results of 
some task by writing WriteLn statements, so that a GUI *in addition* to 
console applications is a good base for all students.


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