[Lazarus] Who is using Object Pascal in production?

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Fri Oct 27 15:20:59 CEST 2017

On 27/10/17 12:30, Marcos Douglas B. Santos via Lazarus wrote:
> I would like to propose a discussion about "What is the relevance ofObject Pascal nowadays".I don't want waste your time. I just want to know if we are growingand being more relevant or not.
> I use Object Pascal (mostly FPC, some old Delphi) in production tomake real applications. But we are seeing more and more "newframeworks", "new technologies" and new languages that are become morerelevant.
> What do you think?

We are, but for in-house services rather than selling stuff for outside use.

If challenged I call it a 4GL, in the vein of the 4GLs that were popular 
in the late 80s and early 90s. It's an exceptionally good tool for 
certain types of job, and the fact that it is descended from Pascal is 

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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