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Country:
NIGERIA
Pascal interest:
Just looking
About Me:
Surveying Engineer, Consultant in Geo-informatics and Lecturer in Computer Science
Website:
http://www.pecaconsult.com
Favorite Programming Languages:
Object Pascal and C++, and Java
Prove you are human and name one of your favourite programming mechanisms
Object Oriented Programming in Pascal using Borland OWL

Comment Wall (7 comments)

At 1:00pm on March 30, 2011, Marco van de Voort said…

BPW and OWL are pretty much a dead end since 1995 when Delphi 1 came out. I haven't seen any activity in those libs for years, if not over a decade.

 

Upgrading them means changing to either win32/64 API, or the Delphi VCL (Lazarus LCL).

At 6:57pm on April 3, 2011, Marco van de Voort said…

No, I went straight from Dos based BP to the Delphi dialects (in VP, Lazarus/FPC and Delphi). I skipped the 16-bit Windows entirely.

 

I think the GUI will need a complete rewrite.

At 10:46am on April 10, 2011, Alcatiz said…

Hello Mr Agbachi,

 

There is only a French-version of the tutorial, which I never could get to the end until now. :(

But I'm ready to give help if you need it.

 

Bye for now,

Alcatiz.

At 5:47am on April 12, 2011, Alcatiz said…

Hi Mr Agbachi,

 

You can get the compiled units here :

ftp://ftp-developpez.com/alcatiz/owlunits.zip

Uncompress them in \out.w32\units.

 

Best regards,

Jean-Luc.

At 6:30am on April 18, 2011, Alcatiz said…

Dear Mr Agbachi,

 

The target platform must be first set to Win32 in the "Compile" menu.

Regards,

 

Jean-Luc.

At 12:25pm on July 1, 2012, Marco van de Voort said…

In general I would go for Free Pascal Lazarus. OWL code is to my best knowledge dead though, in both FPC and Delphi.

As for Delphi->Lazarus/FPC conversion, that depends highly on the contents of the project. There is not much general that can be said about that.

 

At 1:47pm on July 1, 2012, C P E Agbachi said…

Hi Marco

Thanks a lot. Well, I am no longer addicted to OWL. I started some work in Delphi and found that some tasks that would have been more difficult were suddenly easy to accomplish. I still have a long way though, but I am now fully on board Delphi-Lazarus bandwagon. 

Greetings!

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