[Lazarus] Teaching Pascal at College

Travis Ayres trayres at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 20:49:30 CEST 2016

The part I'm most interested in is using Lazarus to full effect with good
architecture; I don't think the GUI portion would make a good first (or
even second) course in computers/computing.

I would like to see a "Software Architecture" course that used

On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 3:51 AM, Jürgen Hestermann via Lazarus <
lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

> Am 2016-10-24 um 12:20 schrieb Michael Schnell via Lazarus:
> > On 21.10.2016 11:09, Jürgen Hestermann via Lazarus wrote:
> >> What is the use of a program? Entertainment?
> > Nowadays in 90% of the usage exactly this.
> > Maybe other usage cases are more "important", but still the money is
> made with Entertainment.
> There may be a misunderstanding:
> I did not ask whether the *purpose* of a program is entertainment
> but whether *programming* it has to be entertainment?
> The aim of programming should be to get a program running
> (as the programmer wants it) not to spend time with
> juggling gaudy pictures, icons and videos.
> In the end, it is somehow "entertaining" if a program works
> but this requires knowledge about how the programming language works.
> Ignoring all facts will never lead to a satisfying programming experience.
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