InfoWorld: Kylix builds a sturdy bridge between Windows and Linux

[ Thanks to Marco
for this link. ]

“Dedicated in-house developers have always found ways to build
business applications for multiple platforms, but it’s rarely easy
to do. Java managed to capture the minds of corporate programmers
by providing a nearly effortless bridge between supported

“Kylix, the Linux edition of Borland’s popular Delphi language
and programming environment, will soon offer companies an
alternative to Java that is far easier to learn and produces faster

Like Java, Kylix provides Linux developers with
well-stocked libraries of user interface, database, Web, and
network functions that exactly match those implemented in Windows.
Kylix also shares Java’s large pool of experienced programmers,
appealing to coders familiar with Delphi, C/C++, and Visual

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