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What language to use on a Mac`?

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Hey Macies!

Am a PC "lamer" and got Mac job to do! Which programming language should I prefer, needing to use TCP/IP sockets, XML and SyncXML?

Why?

I know C, VB and Delphi - prefering Delphi..but I doesnt exist on Mac's ..right ?


Regards,

GOMF
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As far as i know, if youre writing Carbon or Cocoa apps you need to use C. You could also get information from the Apple Developer Connection which is linked via apple's site.
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It seems you're oriented toward visual languages (VB, Delphi) in which case it seems RealBasic is you best option (builds MacOS Classic, Mac OSX, Windows executables)

Try a demo from www.realbasic.com
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roov: read the guidelines for posting comments and answers before locking up questions.
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Sorry - have tried to improve my behaviour since...
Still recommend RealBasic...
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the answer is C/C++

pick metrowerks or gcc

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Dear GOMF,

I'd still say if you're used to Delphi on PC, your best option on the Mac is RealBasic.
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I would like to say metrowerks is an excellant solution if you use C/C++ or pascal/object pascal

very robust environment offfering compliant C/C++ compiler, source control using CVS, PVCS or sourcesafe - IDE based interface to source control, remote or local debugging at assembly or source level. Cross platform builds or debugging also possible

IMHO, Realbasic is a toy compared to this :-)

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