Re: Delphi or something just like it for Linux?
- From: armhead <armhead@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2006 10:52:21 -0500
On Tue, 05 Dec 2006 20:28:14 +0100, Mihai Osian <zzz@xxxxxxx> wrote:
I am making plans to get set up with Linux for the first time.
I used to enjoy programming in Windoze with Borland
Delphi, and I would like to go back into that again but
in Linux this time. So, I am looking into this and it
turns out to be a bit confusing. It looks like - I guess -
Borland once offered "Kylix" which was Delphi for
Linux, but not anymore? In any event, I will ask, what
is the closest thing to Borland Delphi for Linux?
I would only be interested in developing simple
C++ instead of the Pascal that Delphi used to offer
would be fine if necessary, but something as much
like Delphi as possible would be what I want. I
thought Delphi was just about the coolest thing I
"A person who is nice to you,
but rude to the waiter, is not a
nice person." --Dave Barry
For desktop applications you can choose between several GUI libraries
GTK, QT/KDE, wxWidgets. Which one you choose is a matter of taste.
As IDE, you may try KDevelop - it knows about all three libraries,
but its "native" framework is KDE. For GTK you may try glade.
Hope this helps
Thanks. It sounds like KDevelop might be pretty cool.
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