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#1 swathin2

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 04:13 AM

hi i am new to pascal can you tell me what is this actually and this is based on what technologies

should we have any basic knowledge of anything like oops or so
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Posted 31 December 2008 - 07:17 AM

There are several flavors of Pascal:
Pascal, TurboPascal, Object-Pascal, Delphi, and Lazarus.
Pascal is probably 40 years old by now. TurboPascal was created by Borland to add features for programming on DOS. Object-Pascal added object-oriented programming concepts to Pascal. Delphi added a set of GUI and database components to Object-Pascal (it was produced by Borland, along with Kylix for Linux, but is now spun off to CodeGear. Support for Kylix was dropped). Lazarus is an open-source copy of Delphi.
There is also a .NET version of Delphi.
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#3 ooisootuck

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 04:49 AM

Of course you definitely need to have some oop concept to start with Delphi, Lazarus

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