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James Klutho

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Thank you Jose
« on: February 15, 2017, 09:46:02 AM »

I have been playing around with Freebasic and your CWindows Class Library.  It is very nice.  I thought I would try a port Borje's Virtual List control over to Freebasic for wide string and 64 bit in order to get my feet wet in FreeBasic.  You have been an inspiration to me.  Paul's editor is also very good.

Jim
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Josť Roca

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Re: Thank you Jose
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2017, 03:16:43 PM »

Yes, Paul's editor is already very usable, and improving with each build. Free Basic is not difficult to learn for a PBer, because it uses a similar syntax, not the weird ones found in other Basic dialects. One thing that needs some time to get used is the frequent use of casting because of stricter type checking. Also, as the Windows aPI declares use always byval for the parameters, you need the use of @ to pass parameters by reference, but at least @ is shorter than VARPTR.