'Kylix - The Professional Developer's Guide and Reference Serves as a Comprehensive Resource' to all aspects of creating powerful Linux applications using this new development environment. Author Jon Shemitz prefaces the core Kylix material with an accelerated introduction to Object Pascal. His approach is sure to attract both novices interested in attaining a thorough understanding of rapid and maintainable development with Kylix, and Delphi experts looking for an accurate, cogent, and coherent reference to the sister-version of the popular Windows development software. Section One - Object Pascal, is devoted to a fast-paced but comprehensive introduction to Object Pacal. Section Two - Kylix, covers both basic concepts and advanced details of the Kylix environment, including tips on IDE configuration. Section Three - Linux, is devoted to programmers migrating from the Windows platform to Unix. Section Four - Projects, uses two full applications as extended examples of how all the parts presented in the first three sections fit together.