[fpc-pascal] CLX is returning to Delphi 2011
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Apr 6 12:02:04 CEST 2010
Well, It is the least work for them.
Except that they'll have a HUGE amount of bugs to fix, if you look at the
FreeCLX bugtracker on sourceforge :-)
In each case, the decision for remote debugging is IMHO fatal.
I would never want to work like that; it simply is not practical.
On Tue, 6 Apr 2010, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> It seems Embarcadero is staying with Qt and CLX.
> According to the following web page:
> About Delphi 2011:
> According to Michael Rozlog [Delphi product manager]
> in his Delphi Podcast interview:
> Fulcrum (Codename for Delphi 2011) is currently in private beta phase,
> and it will be available for public beta testing at the end of March or April.
> The new cross-platform framework will be a sequel to CLX (based on QT
> framework) which was available back in Delphi 6, and Delphi 7. The
> main differences are:
> 1 - There will only one Windows IDE available. For Linux and Mac,
> you will have to use either another computer connected to
> your development machine, or virtualization. According to
> Miachael Rozlog, the Delphi debugger will automatically
> switch to Remote Debugger,
> and the executable will be run on the target machine, and
> you can debug it just like your Windows based projects, only
> the forms will be shown in the target machine
> (or your virtualization software window), not your
> development machine desktop.
> 2 - Unlike Borland era, in Embarcadero the Linux-version (name
> unknown yet) part will have a dedicated development team.
> 3. There is no guarantee that 64-bit support will be available in
> this release.
> In this release we will see the new compiler which should provide a
> plug-able architecture for supporting more platforms in future, better
> optimized code, more support for new language features, an upgraded
> compatibility between Delphi and C++ Builder code, and a unified DCU
> - Graeme -
> fpGUI - a cross-platform Free Pascal GUI toolkit
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