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Lazarus meeting, Netherlands June 26

June 17, 2010

All Dutch-speaking Lazarus users and those who are interested in Lazarus are invited to join the Lazarus Day in The Netherlands on june 26. Entrance is free.

There are sessions to introduce Lazarus and to show what it is capable of. Questions will be answered by the developers of Free Pascal and Lazarus itself. Michael van Canneyt and Mattias Gaertner will be available for signing copies from their German Lazarus book. Between the sessions there is enough time to talk with the developers and other Lazarus users.

When you want to join this meeting, you have to register yourself here. (in Dutch)


10.00 Registration      

Introducing Lazarus-I

Joost van der Sluis

Introduction to Lazarus for Delphi developers. A short overview of the advantages of Lazarus. How Lazarus can help you to make it easier to write your programs. What do you need to know when you wan to port your application from Delphi and what is the easiest way to do so.

Introducing Lazarus-II

Joost van der Sluis

How easy is it to create applications which can run on multiple operating systems with Lazarus? What are the things you have to think about when you write cross-platform applications.

There is also enough room for questions. There is also room for questions for the other Free Pascal and Lazarus developers which are present.

12.30 Lunch & book presentation During the lunch Michael van Canneyt will introduce the new Germa Lazarus Book from which he is one of the authors.

parallel session: Lazarus & Windows Mobile

Joost van der Sluis


Demonstration on how to develop an application for Windows Mobile. What are the things you have to think about, how does cross-compilation to another processor work. How do you work with external dependencies like database drivers and how can you debug your application inside an emulator.

parallel session:

Introduction to the Lazarus Controller

Anton Vogelaar

Workshop where you learn how to use the 'Lazarus controller', a system-board which contains electronics to monitor and steer devices. Lazarus is used to build the software to control the board.

Building components

Anton Vogelaar

The complete development cycle of an application will be discussed. How to plan plan the application, create the class diagram, design and implement the needed components and test them. The installation of the components in the IDE is discussed and finally the application is made, tested and documented. All using Lazarus and Free Pascal.
17.00 Closing remarks  


Molensteyn 60

3454 PT De Meern, near Utrecht

Grotere kaart weergeven

More information

More information can be found (in Dutch) on the site of the organizing foundation, the Dutch HCC Pascal Users Group.

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Dutch Pascal conference 2011.

June 12, 2011

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