[fpc-devel] New targets for FPC - Windows Phone 8 and Flash

Dmitry Boyarintsev skalogryz.lists at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 14:14:10 CEST 2014


Not sure if it helps you.There's a project of converting pascal to
The thread about it came up just recently:

I'm sure you'd find it helpful for Pascal to ActionScript conversion.
Besides, you might want to consider html5 canvas a target too, instead of
doing Flash.

A strategic question. If you're looking for more system targets for games
(I'm guessing you're).
Why Phone 8 and Flash, rather than console platforms? like XBox, Wii or PS?


On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 3:05 PM, Sergio Flores <relfos at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Sven, really useful info, the kind of stuff that was missing in the
> wiki.
> I've investigate this throughfully, and decided to go with another
> aproach, make a translator from Pascal to other languages (C#  for now,
> possibly ActionScript later).
> It is like Dmitry said before, this is a better approach. While it would
> be more interesting to have FPC directly support those targets, having to
> mess with a compiler that I don't know the internals and also having to
> debug very low level stuff would be difficult compared to just generate and
> validate C# code.
> I will not start this from scratch, I already have a half done project
> that I started some months ago, hopefully if I finish this I will announce
> it somewhere, in case someone also has any use for it.
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