In non-tech, we are having an interesting discussion about the evolution of the Delphi language. Someone there is arguing that Delphi isn't evolving fast enough for him -- that's cool, to each his own -- but he's also arguing that it isn't really evolving at all, and that C++ is evolving faster. Now that is ridiculous. As part of the discussion, we've made a list of the language innovations, additions, and evolutions since the TurboPascal days. Here's the list so far:
Records with Methods
Compiler directive variables
(Items from here down were added after the orignal post)
RTTI on interfaces
64-bit integer type.
32-bit unsigned integer type.
Did I miss anything?
Anyone have a similar list for C\C++? I think it would be a much shorter list.
Thanks to the folks in non-tech who have helped make this list longer than it was.
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