[fpc-pascal] Help getting started with FPC

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Nov 30 20:14:12 CET 2007

On 30 Nov 2007, at 19:49, Edward Kearns wrote:

> I am new to FPC, and can't get started. I have used Think Pascal,  
> and I seem to have quite a hurdle here. Someone else told me that I  
> need to start XCode first. I did that, then I chose a  template  
> (FPC Carbon Application 2.2.0). Then I didn't know how to enter  
> code, so I opened start.pas, entered some code, tried to do "build  
> and run," "compile," and none of these ran my simple code. what am  
> I missing?

Xcode /is/ a quite complex environment, and there is no quick "do  
this and you can do everything you want with Xcode" document, only  
the slower "experiment and read its documentation" way.

If you want something more akin to Think Pascal, you may want to try  
LWP, which is available here:


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