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Robert AH Prins posted a discussion

VPO files in W7

Hi all,Can anyone tell me what I need to do, in W7, to associate a VPO file with VP.EXE, so that double clicking on it opens the associated Pascal file in the IDE. I've got this working on my PC at home, but now away from there and no clue how I can do it here on my new laptop. :(See More
Bill Wang is now a member of Virtual Pascal
Nov 11
Roland Chastain replied to Roland Chastain's discussion Questions about VPC source code
"Thank you for the answer. I read the Wikipedia article. I see that my question has already been asked and answered. It's a pity! "
Jun 26
Robert AH Prins replied to Roland Chastain's discussion Questions about VPC source code
"VPC is written in assembler, and that makes it very, very hard to update it. It (apparently) also uses Borland code, and that prevents it from being open-sourced. Like you, I would love to see it being updated to cater for more modern CPUs (i.e.…"
Jun 26
Roland Chastain posted a discussion

Questions about VPC source code

Hello gentlemen!I have two questions about VPC source code. In which kind of code is the compiler written? By which compiler was it compiled?Is there any hope to see one day the compiler source code become open source? It would be interesting and, why not, it would allow someone to restart the project.See More
Jun 26
Laszlo Jonas is now a member of Virtual Pascal
Jun 6
ThePoshBarbarian updated their profile
Jan 24
Roland Chastain replied to Barry Day's discussion Does anyone have code to create a (windows) popup box providing an editable line - whch is returned to the VP program pls?
"Thank you, Alcatiz.  "
Jan 14

Blog Posts

End of Free Ning - What To Do?

I have just seen the news that Ning is in trouble, have laid off 40% of staff, and will end Free Ning sites (such as this one) in 2 months time, early July 2010.

The cheapest option for retaining this site is $20/year - and it will probably be fine. That option has a maximum of 150 members, and we today have 116 here at vpascal, without large growth prospects.

Do you know of an alternative that it's easy to port to? Do you care if disappears? Or would you like… Continue

Posted by Allan Mertner on May 4, 2010 at 11:09pm — 7 Comments


For some reason, spammers think that by creating 100 fake accounts and having them all post ads for products that help against erectile dysfunction, they are somehow going to get through to customers.

The reality is that all they do is to destroy small communities like this one...

I have just deleted a ton of spam accounts - if I deleted a real one by accident, I am sorry!

I have also added a step whereby I have to approve new members so this should be a problem… Continue

Posted by Allan Mertner on January 14, 2010 at 7:55pm — 1 Comment

Downloading VP

I still get the occasional email from someone that wants to download VP, and it's clearly not obvious how to do so.

Let me point you to the forum thread that has the latest VP build attached to it, and also points to a few mirrors: Virtual Pascal Download Forum Topic

Happy downloading!

Posted by Allan Mertner on October 9, 2008 at 8:00am

New VP community

After the main Virtual Pascal site went down 2 years or so ago, I have occasionally received email from someone that wants to know what is up with VP - and I didn't have a good answer other than "sorry".

With this new site, there will once again be a platform for users of VP to communicate, share ideas, files and thoughts - I encourage you to use it.

I don't intend to do any more with VP than I have before, but will occasionally have a look to see how it goes.

VP… Continue

Posted by Allan Mertner on July 3, 2007 at 7:37pm — 3 Comments


VPO files in W7

Started by Robert AH Prins in Virtual Pascal on Tuesday.

Questions about VPC source code 2 Replies

Started by Roland Chastain in Virtual Pascal. Last reply by Roland Chastain Jun 26.


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