[Lazarus] Quick Modern Object Pascal Introduction, for Programmers

Anastasios Karidis trustfm at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 11:41:48 CEST 2016

On 6/23/2016 02:30, Michalis Kamburelis wrote:
>> I have also an introduction  on Object Pascal section on my site
>> http://www.trustfm.net/ebooks/ObjectPascal.php
>> but i had never time to finish it :S
> I like it! - but without the 1st part, "Introduction"... I would not
> advice using CodeTyphon, as I had very bad experience with the quality
> of their stuff. I would much rather advice users to just install
> Lazarus straight from http://www.lazarus-ide.org/ .
> Also, as a Linux user, the instructions to modify the "sudoers" (to
> never ask for password), and then run the CodeTyphon with "sudo" are
> kind of a show-stopper. Running with "sudo" is something you should
> never do with an IDE... And it's certainly absolutely not required for
> vanilla FPC or Lazarus.
> That said, the rest of the book starts really good! You describe using
> Lazarus for a "Hello world" GUI programs, which is a cool approach, to
> quickly show new users that they can do fancy GUI trivially easy with
> Pascal. And presented with screenshots and basic code samples that
> should get anyone started. Then you have a nice description of the
> language.
> So, might I make a suggestion: how about just making the "Hello World"
> part the 1st one, not the 2nd? And just start it with a simple
> paragraph
> """
> Install Lazarus from http://www.lazarus-ide.org/ . Alternatively, you
> can install CodeTyphon (link to existing installation instructions
> here).
> """
> That would make it simpler (faster start into actual coding), and also
> don't scare off Linux users with instructions about "sudo":)
> Regards,
> Michalis

I will take in consideration your advices . My point of view was at the
1st chapter to include Lazarus approach (installation and configuration)

Anastasios Karidis aka TrustFm 
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