i am investigitating changing from vb 6  to delphi

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I am looking to maybe switch my app from vb6 to delphi and have a couple questions.
1.Does delphi have a resorce editor similar to vb6 ?
2.does delphi have a control similar to vb6's Richtextbox control ?
3. Does delphi have a control similar to the MshFlexgrid ?
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Delphi probably have more controls  then VB. Even though VB has more jobs. I would recommend Delphi. Hows you evolve better as a programmer in my opinion. Here is some open source codes I made in Delphi. http://www.pscode.com/vb/scripts/BrowseCategoryOrSearchResults.asp?txtCriteria=jerome+scott+II&blnWorldDropDownUsed=TRUE&txtMaxNumberOfEntriesPerPage=10&blnResetAllVariables=TRUE&lngWId=7&B1=Quick+Search&optSort=Alphabetical

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Yes, but does it have the controls i listed or something similar ?
I does. I learned vb 6 ent , but then I moved to delphi. I never looked back ever since!
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VB is only based on ActiveX componnents.

Delphi has something much better as a componnent system, which is a part of the reason it is so successful, but it can also use easily (less easily than it's own components, but still easily enough) ALL ActiveX objects/components used by VB. So in matters of components available, Delphi Wins the prize.

In terms of language now, Pascal object is so much better than VB that I wouldn't go far in comparison. VB is not a true object language. Creating classes with it is always a twist. Heritage is almost non-existant. etc...

Of course, Delphi will require from you much more skills and rigour to become a true master, but the challenge will be also much more satisfying.  As codecaine expressed it, Few are the ones that tasted Delphi, got past the initial discovery hard times, and looked back after. Whatever the language they where coming from.

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1.Does delphi have a resorce editor similar to vb6 ?
2.does delphi have a control similar to vb6's Richtextbox control ?
3. Does delphi have a control similar to the MshFlexgrid ?
delphi has a resource editor
delphi does have a richtextbo
delphi does have a grid componet but not the mshflexgrid

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Thanks, delphi looks to be a god tool, before i even attem to redo my huge vb6 project I want to be sure i don't hit dead ends. Also looking at Real Basic
Anytime Delphi also has thousands of free componets and you can install activex just like VB

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