[fpc-pascal] which GUI (noob)

Gour gour at atmarama.net
Tue Aug 4 18:54:56 CEST 2015

Peter <peter-FHq+SjPhcZrJ7da/QbyxS9BPR1lH4CV8 at public.gmane.org> writes:

> I would advise anyway against using LCL (Qt) on Linux at the moment.
> I understand its based on Qt4, and Qt4 is being dropped in favour of
> Qt5. At the very least, check how long your distribution will be
> supporting Qt4.

That’s helpful hint.

> I don't think you will get a complete GTK3 in the LCL either at the
> moment. Its 'alpha' status according to the wiki.

Another one. ;)

> fpGui, while it has far fewer features, is independent of these widget
> sets and their major version transitions.

I must admit I’m heavily leaning towards it at the moment having some
very welcome features and less bloat.

> I have not used Lazarus for a while, but I think you can use it as an
> IDE, while using fpGUI as a component set. Perhaps someone can confirm?

Well, ability of fpGUI to use one’s preferred editor is another ’plus’.



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