May 27, 2011
Version 2.4.4 of the Free Pascal compiler has been released by the Free Pascal team. 2.4.4 is the second and probably last fixes release from the 2.4 series.
The official announcement of the release can be found here. This is primarily a bug-fix release. Some highlights are:
Java-bytecode target added to the Free Pascal compiler.
August 20, 2011
A new target has been added to Free Pascal compiler. It is now possible to compile applications to Java bytecode. This means that these Free Pascal applications can run in a Java Virtual Machine (JVM), so that it can run on any platform that has Java support.
Dutch Pascal conference 2011.
June 12, 2011
After the success from last year, the Dutch Pascal Users Group organizes the second Dutch Pascal Conference on June 18th. Last year it was mainly focused on Lazarus, this year there will also be some topics about Delphi.
-- Dave Haxton, USA