[fpc-devel] Windows Phone 8

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 9 14:48:04 CET 2014

Am 09.01.2014 14:25, schrieb Michael Van Canneyt:
> On Thu, 9 Jan 2014, Sven Barth wrote:
>> Am 08.01.2014 20:59, schrieb Sergio Flores:
>>> Hi guys, I am interesting in developing for Windows Phone 8. It 
>>> seems to supports native code in C++, so in theory should be 
>>> possible to have FPC work with it. I am interesting this, I can 
>>> offer a bounty of 200$ for it, anyone interested?
>> Interest yes, time not so much...  (yet)
>> Also a first step should be support for Windows RT (aka Metro), then 
>> Windows Phone 8 support should be rather easy.
> Windows RT is not easy. This is a separate RTL altogether.
> Not even Embarcadero supports it, to the best of my knowledge.
FPC is more capable of running on all kinds of obscure platforms than 
Delphi. So while the core part of the RTL will be different and maybe 
also a bit challenging, some points can be reused from Windows as many 
functions are available for Windows RT and/or Phone as well.


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