[fpc-pascal] Basic Windows tutorial

Paul Breneman Paul2006 at BrenemanLabs.com
Thu Oct 22 15:02:16 CEST 2015

On 10/22/2015 12:20 AM, Ryan Joseph wrote:
> I’d like to start doing some basic Windows programming to learn but not use the higher level Lazarus cross-platform library.
> Keeping in mind I know literally nothing about Windows programming, where is a good place to start? I installed Lazarus which I think is the preferred IDE for FPC (if not are there others?) and I would like to start with making a simple window programmatically and adding some controls and a menu.
> Are there are any example projects for this and a place I could reference the Windows headers in Pascal? I don’t even know what the Windows GUI library is called or where I could reference that online (.net maybe?).
> Sorry for being vague but I’m starting from absolute ground zero. ;) Thanks.
> Regards,
> 	Ryan Joseph

Welcome Ryan to Free Pascal!

I have this tutorial started that I'd like to improve (feedback welcome):


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