[Pas2js] i need simple WEB apps creation unit

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Aug 22 14:22:47 CEST 2020

On Sat, 22 Aug 2020, Mgr. Janusz Chmiel wrote:

> Dear specialists,
> 	I have spent many many weeks while searching for some Pas2js
> compatible Pascal unit, which would allow Me to create WEB apps simple
> including comboboxes, editable fields, ETC.
> I do not want to use Pas2js console for such task.
> Unfortunately, it seems to Me, that such unit which would not require to use
> Javascript classes, so developer would really only use Pascal language and
> its data types or key words is very probably not available for free or it is
> not available at all.
> Does somebody of us know about such units or unit? I do not see at all and I
> would like to create simple WEB apps for memory training exercises based on
> working with human memory by using various word based memory tests. So what
> I would had to use mostly is to use editable field, some text area, button.

Why not use webwidgets distributed with pas2js ?

I use it in several commercial applications, it works like a breeze. 
It is not RAD (yet, we're working on that) but it in my experience it
develops just as fast as a traditional GUI RAD approach.

> FOr beginning, if somebody of us would be able to create or find such unit
> compatible with Pas2js, it would be enough for my needs. I Am aware, that
> making complex unit for free is long term task so if I will have only little
> requirement for beginning, editable field, button, text area, itwould be
> much more realistic to anticipate some good feetback from you.
> I Am very sad, because I have found ideal solution for visually impaired
> developers.
> webCRT
> Unfortunately, this solution require to have some compatible Apache or other
> WEB server preconfigured so I could debug my little WEB apps.
> How complex would be to implement something like webCRT units for Pas2js? So
> resulting app would contain prepared .html page with Javascript code? And
> developers could use The same simple GUi creation procedures like webCRT
> contain? Developer would not had to run his own WEB server or use some
> professionally prepared one from some WEB hosting company?

WebCRT should be easy to do. I already communicated to the original author,
it seems to me he is open to porting it.


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