Monday, September 10, 2007

VB developers, now is the time to shift to Delphi

Every now and then the discussion on how do we get 'the abandoned VB6 developer' into Delphi community pops up.

If you are VB developer, who wants to get into Delphi, now is the time to move to Delphi! If you do, and you should, you might find one of the following links usefull:

Delphi versus VB
- Delphi for Visual Basic developers by Delphi About
- VB to Delphi at Cyber Matrix.
- Migrating from VB to Delphi Whitepaper (PDF) by CodeGear.

Delphi the IDE, and the language
- Marco Cantu's essential Pascal all about the basics of Object Pascal, the language used in Delphi.
- Marco Cantu's all about Delphi Essential Delphi the IDE combined with the language.
- Zarko Gajic's delphi.about.com, with lot's of tutorials and sources.
- Delphiland offers online lessons for beginners and intermediate users
- Delphi basics provides help and reference for the fundamentals of the Delphi language.

Delphi the community
- CodeGear Delphi product page
- CodeGear Developer Network Delphi
- Delphi Newswhat Newsgroups and Blog aggregator
- Also via newsgroups.codegear.com.
Tip! Don't miss the Delphi non-technical newsgroup!

Books on Lulu
All Delphi books on Lulu
Marco Cantu's Delphi books on Lulu
Bob Swart's books on Lulu

Delphi wikis
Delphi Video's
Delphi Useful sites

Delphi blogs
Delphifeeds blog aggregator

More resources?

5 comments:

Bruce McGee said...

Some more links for good measure:

http://delphi.wikia.com/wiki/Delphi_Videos
http://delphi.wikia.com/wiki/Useful_Sites

ogiesen said...

You forgot DelphiFeeds! ;)

Roland Beenhakker said...

Thanks guys!
I have added them to the list.

jeroen rottink said...

You might want to read the codegear whitepaper on migration. It's a bit outdated... (the linux migration path etc)

Larry Hengen said...

This is exactly the kind of thing Codegear should be publishing (goes to show how inept their marketing department still is), if indeed there is still a large number of "orphaned" VB6 developers. Good information...