Lazarus is a professional development environment based on the Free Pascal compiler and IDE. It is a universal tool for programmers to create GUI applications, console applications and dynamic libraries.
Although Lazarus is a free open source development environment, it provides users with a wide range of features. For example, the given means includes the visual designer of forms and extensive library of components. This very library contains only the elements that are analogous to those of the VCL (headings, fields, buttons, windows). With their help you can create simple applications that have a graphical interface. Besides, compatibility of libraries provides fast mastering of the development environment by Delphi programmers.
- built-in debugger GDB;
- interface and development environment editor supports UTF-8;
- working with two styles of assembler: AT&T and Intel;
- a proprietary package management mechanism;
- support for Jedi Code Format technology for fast code formatting.