[fpc-pascal] java programmer

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat May 21 21:31:27 CEST 2005

On Sat, 21 May 2005, Tony Pelton wrote:

> the one thing that looks like it is going to be really painful for me
> with Pascal is the seeming lack of out of the box data structures.
> in Java, there are a _very_ rich set of "collections" to use.
> i've done some poking around on the net, and within the "units" that
> come with free pascal.
> i'm not seeing anything right off that looks like a
> nice,clean,portable little unit that would emulate what i might find
> in java collections or C++ vector stuff.
> anyone know of a quality implementation of this kind of stuff ?
> minimally, an automatically resizing array implementation and a Hashtable ?

You might want to try Decal; It's a rich set of container classes. 
Although written for Delphi, it should compile for FPC without too 
much hassle; if not, feel free to contact me, I'll see what I can do.


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