[fpc-pascal] Features and/or units to look for?
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Tue May 29 04:26:31 CEST 2007
I finished reading my old pascal book and reading up on PDFs from the site.
Was wondering how would I find features unique to FPC that my old Pascal
book would not have... Basically features that I would not to look for, but
that are helpfull. ie.. I remembered exception handling (try except...) and
went looking for it on the web site.
Last I worked with "pure" Pascal was back in the Turbo Pascal days and even
then did only "hobby" level use of Pascal. After that I did 2 years of
Delphi.. some 5+ years ago. A financial app.
How about usefull units that "newbies" like myself may not be aware.
The FreeBSD port installed many units already which I plan to explore as
fpc-fcl-2.0.4_2 Free Pascal Component Library
fpc-fv-2.0.4 FreeVision is a Free Pascal unit for Delphi support
fpc-gdbint-2.0.4 Free Pascal unit providing interface to gdb
fpc-graph-2.0.4 Free Pascal interface to graphical applications
fpc-hash-2.0.4 Free Pascal unit for MD5 hash routines
fpc-ibase-2.0.4_1 Free Pascal interface to interbase
fpc-libasync-2.0.4 Free Pascal interface to async library
fpc-mysql-2.0.4_1 Free Pascal interface to MySQL
fpc-netdb-2.0.4 Pure-pascal netdb implementation
fpc-odbc-2.0.4_1 Free Pascal interface to ODBC
fpc-oracle-2.0.4_1 Free Pascal interface to Oracle
fpc-pasjpeg-2.0.4 Handling JPEG files with Pascal
fpc-paszlib-2.0.4 Free Pascal unit for native compression IO
fpc-postgres-2.0.4_1 Free Pascal interface to PostGreSQL
fpc-pthreads-2.0.4 Free Pascal wraper for the pthreads library
fpc-regexpr-2.0.4 Free Pascal regular expression routines
fpc-sqlite-2.0.4_1 Free Pascal interface to SQLite
fpc-utils-2.0.4 Free Pascal Compiler utils
I am glad the port maintainer went through the trouble to make this package
with so many commonly usefull units.
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