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    Talking delphi newbie


    hello friends, i'm new at delphi... can anyone share articles and the likes useful for newbies like me? i'd very much appreciate the information. thanks !
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    Please specify if you know any other languages (and skill level, if any) or is Delphi your first language?
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    good day Scorpions4ever. thanks for the response. i'm turbo c, c++, turbo pascal, vb... (skill level: errr medium grade? hahaha). delphi is not my first language... just got interested because we're taking it up now in class
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    Since you've worked with Turbo Pascal and VB, you're off to a pretty good start. Delphi's Form Designer works similar to VB (IMHO a lot better than VB actually, with a lot more components). The code syntax is a lot like Turbo Pascal, so you shouldn't have much trouble adapting to Delphi syntax.

    As for good starting books, I've always thought Charlie Calvert's Delphi books are great for beginners. I don't think he has one out for Delphi 6 or 7, but most of the stuff he mentioned in his book for Delphi 4 still hold true for the later versions.
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    thanks for the info scoropions... as to the version... i'm still trying to decide which to install... 6 or 7... any differences? well aside from the version hehe
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