[fpc-pascal] Food for thought - language string improvement
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Sun Jul 9 23:16:42 CEST 2017
On Sun, 9 Jul 2017, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 2017-07-08 07:57, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
>> Since we are talking about language features, after learning Java I
>> think we could use in Pascal:
> I must say, after using Java more and more in recent months, it starts
> to show why so many developers call Delphi/Object Pascal out of date. [I
> never thought I would ever say that - I have a real soft spot for Object
> The Java language has some awesome features and much less typing is
> required - yet not as cryptic as C/C++. The Java IDEs (primarily Eclipse
> and IntelliJ IDEA) also blow Lazarus and MSEide out of the water - but
> then they have a ton more resources at their disposal). Either way,
> those IDEs are a real pleasure to work with, and have so many programmer
> friendly features.
Would it be possible to give examples ?
Maybe there are things that can be done in Lazarus, and Pascal ?
I'm doing some work in a Java environment myself lately, and I must
say I have not noticed anything of these 'language features'.
Lots of useful libraries, yes. There I will not argue.
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