Archive

Wednesday, 14. December 2016

0
votes
Vote UpVote

Delphi history – on the FINITEFLOAT compiler option that has no one-character shortcut

The Wiert Corner – Back in the .NET days, Delphi had an FINITEFLOAT compile option that came without a single-character shortcut. It was about the handling of infinite float and other special float values in cases like overflow and underflow (including +Inf, -Inf and  NaN). At first – in the Delphi 8 (Octane) ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 17:05
2
votes
Vote UpVote

Conditionally using FastMM avoiding IFDEFs in the DPR

The Art of Delphi Programming – This a follow up of my previous post Conditional Uses Clause Considered Harmful, showing another real world use case of the technique described there. Let’s assume we want to use FastMM with Full Debug Mode in a project to track down some errors in DEBUG mode. This requires us to include the ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Uwe Raabe @ 16:06
2
votes
Vote UpVote

Melbourne Meeting – December 2016

Australian Delphi User Group Members – John McDonald will discuss code reviews. He and Geoffrey Smith will show what FixInsight and PascalAnalyzer can tell us about our code. Then we will break into small teams to do short code reviews on some code samples. As it’s our Christmas meeting, we will be having some finger food.… ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? John McDonald @ 12:07
0
votes
Vote UpVote

Some notes and links: when a filled ATOM table is not caused by your Delphi app

The Wiert Corner – Some links; hopefully I can fill in more details later: .net – How to research what resources are leaked by which application – Stack Overflow. Github jpluimers/atom-table-monitor. Identifying Global Atom Table Leaks – Ntdebugging Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs. The ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 06:05

Tuesday, 13. December 2016

1
vote
Vote UpVote

InterBase on Linux

Stephen Ball – Following Jim McKeeth’s recent Embarcadero community post about preparing for Delphi for Linux, I wanted to add a few notes about how you can use Linux today as part of your server architecture; and also point out how to get ready for Linux by using InterBase. InterBase on Linux InterBase ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Stephen Ball @ 19:06
0
votes
Vote UpVote

Spring4D, Extended floating point values and Mac OS X: the 16-byte stack alignment

The Wiert Corner – Just a few quick notes after solving a stack corruption issue in Spring4D on Mac OS X involving the Extended data type and 16-bit Stack Alignment: Delphi Considerations for Cross-Platform Applications – RAD Studio: Stack Alignment Issue on OS X. Using Inline Assembly Code – RAD Studio. ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 12:05

Monday, 12. December 2016

4
votes
Vote UpVote

My Top 10 Aurelius Features - #9 Plain Old Delphi Objects

TMS Software Blog – My number 9 feature of My Top 10 Aurelius Features refers to PODO - Plain Old Delphi Objects. Or in other words, the fact that Aurelius entities are simple, clean Delphi classes. When Aurelius project started back in mid 2011, there were some object persistent frameworks available for Delphi. At ...

Sunday, 11. December 2016

4
votes
Vote UpVote

Weekend fun with Delphi, math and FNC

TMS Software Blog – Mathematics is fascinating, Delphi is cool, cross-platform is awesome, cross-framework is the icing on the cake. So, what's better than spending some time with all four on a weekend day? For some time, we offer our TMS Analytics & Physics package that can do formula evaluation, complex number ...

Friday, 9. December 2016

0
votes
Vote UpVote

Retrofit – Handling Different Responses

Te Waka o Delphi – In my previous post I provided a simple example of how to use Retrofit to define, create and use a REST API client. Even in that simple example the issue of how to deal with different responses to a request came up. That is, where the response we receive does not conform to the strongly […]
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Deltics @ 00:04

Thursday, 8. December 2016

1
vote
Vote UpVote

RAD Studio and Version Control + Git – links

The Delphi Geek – This post contains just a bunch of links that I refered to in my two-part (live) presentation on version control management with RAD Studio and Git. Slides for the presentation: pps, pdf Read more »--- Published under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Primož Gabrijelčič @ 12:30

Wednesday, 7. December 2016

0
votes
Vote UpVote

Less is More - Why Less Major Releases with Non-Breaking Updates Adding Features is a Good Thing

Marco's Tech Blog – Answering to pressing requests from customers and partners, RAD Studio is moving this year from a 6 month release cycle with one main bug-fix update to a 1-year release cycle with multiple updates including fixes and new features.  As we announced in our last published roadmap, ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? marcocantu @ 15:25
0
votes
Vote UpVote

Using Retrofit with Oxygene

Te Waka o Delphi – I’ve recently been working on a new project involving an Azure hosted ASP.NET MVC WebApi application (actually a pair of them) and native mobile and web applications. Everything is – of course – built using Oxygene. For the Android mobile app I was looking for a REST API client ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Deltics @ 12:04
10
votes
Vote UpVote

Delphi Language Enhancements

VSoft Technologies – TL;DR - The Delphi language is very verbose, dated and unattractive to younger developers. Suggestions for improvements below. The Delphi/Object Pascal language really hasn't changed all that much in the last 20 years. Yes there have been some changes, but they were mostly just tinkering around the ...
0
votes
Vote UpVote

Indy: getting response despite exceptions or 4xx HTTP status codes

The Wiert Corner – Formy snippet archive (thanks Walter Prins for answering and Oliver Funcke for asking and elaborating on the answer): in the case of error, you can get what would’ve normally been in the contentstream from the ExceptionObj.ErrorMessage property.  So you can use something like the following if ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 06:05
0
votes
Vote UpVote

EMBT Webinar: Overcoming Monetization Challenges Using Licensing

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – Embarcadero Technologies is teaming up with the Association of Software Professionals to bring you Jessica Dewell of Red Direction.Calling all owners, founders, CEOs, and all leaders whose company has products for sale right now! You will receive actionable and immediately useful information to ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 03:02
Subscribe:
Contact us to advertise on DelphiFeeds.com

Community Links

Torry Firebird News

Sponsor

 
Please login or register to use this functionality.
(click on this box to dismiss)