[fpc-devel] Pascal to Javascript - Call for Help

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Apr 7 10:16:58 CEST 2014

On Mon, 7 Apr 2014, Michael Schnell wrote:

> On 04/05/2014 11:48 AM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> I've finally committed a first version of the pascal-to-javascript 
>> conversion engine.
> Thanks !
> One additional side-chain thought:
> I understand that the goal is to allow to compile Pascal programs to be able 
> to run inside a Browser.
> After SilverLight / Moonlight / Delphi .NET seems to be a rather dead end, 
> this makes a lot of sense.
> OTOH, AFAIK, it is possible (or standard) that Java Byte Code can be run in a 
> sandbox in a Browser. Thus the Pascal to Java-Byte-Code compiler (famous for 
> allowing to create Android APPs) might be able to create code that runs in 
> that environment.

I don't want Java. Just plain HTML and Javascript, standards-compliant.
But I see no reason why you would not be able to use the jvm to do what you want.


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