[fpc-devel] Delphi XE2 uses FPC for iOS target

Jeppe Græsdal Johansen jjohan07 at student.aau.dk
Thu Aug 11 16:09:07 CEST 2011

On 11-08-2011 13:56, Sven Barth wrote:
> Am 09.08.2011 11:54, schrieb Michael Schnell:
>> On 08/08/2011 10:00 PM, Sven Barth wrote:
>>> It will be interesting to see whether they want to license Cooper,
>>> RemObject's upcoming Pascal compiler for Java, as well; their plans to
>>> support Android as well in the future could mean this.
>> Of course Cooper would be a way to support Android for framework based
>> apps. Additionally, KSD (the name of FireMonkey before Embarcadero
>> bought it) supports ARM Linux and it should be possible to make it run
>> as a native application on an ARM based Android (same for x86 based
>> Androids).
> Even if KSD or now FireMonkey supports ARM Linux this does not mean 
> anything for Android. While Android does support native Linux 
> applications it does not have a X server. Currently the only 
> possibility for this is to run a X server through a VNC viewer and 
> thus you can not reproduce the usual feel of an Android application. 
> For that you'd need to write a Java bridge.
> Regards,
> Sven
As far as I know VXScene is entirely userdrawn, so a native android 
application could just use OpenGL to draw the components. Android also 
has some support for a pixbuf object in native mode, which I guess could 
be used for the same

My guess would be that this is the way QT does it too

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