[fpc-pascal] Hello, new Pascal programmer. had a question!

Guillermo gmartinez at burdjia.com
Sun Aug 29 10:58:13 CEST 2021

Hi Joseph,

Besides all other answers, once you have a (Turbo) Pascal basis you can
read "Modern Object Pascal Introduction for Programmers"
[https://castle-engine.io/modern_pascal_introduction.html].  It will
show you old and new stuff.

Guillermo "Ñuño" Martínez

El Fri, 27 Aug 2021 16:01:38 -0400
joseph turco via fpc-pascal <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> escribió:
> Hello all,
> I am a new programmer, and I thought I'd learn Pascal. I saw that with
> FreePascal, most users are using Lazarus. I don't want to use this and
> would rather work in the console, and use the free pascal IDE. I'm not
> really interested in using any GUI tools. I was looking for a book
> that teaches free pascal without the GUI stuff, that has a lot of
> examples in it, but i cannot find anything of the sort. This has made
> me turn to Turbo Pascal books, and i am currently reading "Learn
> Turbo Pascal in three days". When i use the free pascal IDE to write
> code, and compile it, i have no issues. When i go to run my program,
> any text i have printed, will mix in with the terminal/console text,
> and doesn't just print at the bottom like i would expect. This has
> made me turn to using emacs, and then just compiling the code in the
> terminal using "fpc -Mtp <filenname.pas>". My question is, id like to
> use the free pascal IDE, and learn the more modern(?) form of pascal,
> but i cannot find a resource for beginners that will teach me with a
> lot of examples, and not walls of text, just for non-GUI
> applications. Does anyone know if such a book exists? Many thanks!

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