Lazarus Documentation

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Lazarus and Pascal Tutorials

  • Lazarus Tutorial - A tutorial for beginners and a detailed description of the Lazarus IDE.
  • Lazarus IDE Tools - An intermediate level tutorial about code completion and other IDE tools.
  • Hardware Access - How to access hardware devices, such as ISA cards, PCI cards, parallel and serial ports and USB devices.
  • Networking - Tutorials about XML, TCP/IP protocol, creating secure network programs, WebServices, etc.

The Lazarus User Guides

  • Lazarus Faq - General information about Lazarus and specifics for Linux and Windows users.

The Lazarus Developer Guides


  • Getting translation strings right A few notes for programmers on how to create and use translateable strings in your application. Quickly discusses general things about creating strings, offers a few hints on implementation issues and points out some things to consider when using English as base language in particular.
  • Localization Notes:
  • German - Notes and guidelines for translating the Lazarus IDE to German, including a small dictionary to look up often used translations.
  • Portuguese-Brazilian - Small dictionary containing common translations of terms used in the Lazarus IDE for the Portuguese-Brazilian translation.
  • Add language bar explains how you can add a list of translations to the top of a wiki page.

Code Conversion Guides

IDE Documentation

  • Getting Lazarus - Instructions on how to download a released or SVN version of Lazarus

Additional Components Documentation

Free Pascal Compiler Documentation

In addition to this site, the latest version of the documentation can also be found online and in a variety of downloadable formats on the main Free Pascal Compiler site. There is now also a WiKi site for FreePascal [1] very similar in style to this one, to allow developers to submit documentation in addition to the official FPC documents below.