[fpc-pascal] Starting out with Free Pascal

Leonardo M. Ramé martinrame at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 1 11:55:08 CET 2008

That's a partial truth, it takes the same time to create basic screens/dialogs using FoxPro or data aware components with Lazarus, but the level of customization and flexibility you can reach using Lazarus is way ahead of FoxPro.

Leonardo M. Ramé

--- On Mon, 12/1/08, Francisco Reyes <lists at stringsutils.com> wrote:

> From: Francisco Reyes <lists at stringsutils.com>
> Subject: Re: [fpc-pascal] Starting out with Free Pascal
> To: "FPC-Pascal users discussions" <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org>
> Date: Monday, December 1, 2008, 2:24 AM
> Bill writes:
> > I'm absolutely new to this list... and to Pascal.
> I was getting pretty good with Foxpro programming when MS
> bought and then changed the 
> Although I have not tried Lazarus, I am not sure  it will
> compare to what you had in Foxpro. My impression is that
> Foxpro was higher level and you could do more with fewer
> lines of code than what you will do with Lazarus+libs.
> Are you writing user facing type of apps or backed database
> work?
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