[Lazarus] Who is using Object Pascal in production?
Marcos Douglas B. Santos
md at delfire.net
Sat Oct 28 22:16:48 CEST 2017
On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 10:39 PM, Michael Thompson
<mike.cornflake at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm no longer a commercial developer. However, I continue to carry Lazarus
> around on a USB key. I frequently work away from home, but where-ever I am,
> whatever I'm working on, I can develop tools to make data processing easier.
I do the same. I have a portable HD with all my environment that is
synchronized every week. It is simple to maintain and portable.
I've never tried do the same with C# or Java environments... :)
> Why Laz/fpc? wiki/forum/mailing list always have the answers, and there's a
> great community. Lazarus & Freepascal are both strong mature tools.
But, being a "advocate of the devil" and considering other
languages/environments, don't you agree that Lazarus & Freepascal
could be just a "drop of water in the whole ocean"?
> Wonderful set of packages ship with Lazarus - far more than I need. I also
> carry around CCR (I recently used fpspreadsheet for the first time - awesome
> product). Only library I use that's not provided as part of the Lazarus
> package is ZEOS for it's Oracle connection.
> I keep being surprised by Lazarus. Just keeps going from strength to
Yeah. Lazarus and FPC is growing faster nowadays.
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