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Thursday, 8. May 2014

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Delphi XE6 32bits and Scimark

DelphiTools – In a Google+ comment to my recent article about inlining in XE6, Leif Uneus posted results from Scimark. It appears that XE6 is about 30% slower than previous versions at least from XE5 to XE for 32bits floating point. Note that Scimark does not make use of inlining, but does make heavy use of ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Eric Grange @ 08:00
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Launching other activities from Delphi Android apps

Brian Long – Following on from my recent post about adding Android app splash screens in Delphi XE5 and Delphi XE6 I’ve now spent some time writing up details on how to launch various Android system activities. This includes the more interesting business of getting feedback from launched activities; a common use ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Brian Long @ 00:40

Wednesday, 7. May 2014

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Calling all US based Delphi Developers willing and able to work in Hoover, AL!

The Delphi Hacker's Corner – WideOrbit has THREE open reqs for Delphi Developers in Hoover, AL at this point in time.Shoot me an email with your resume - aohlsson@wideorbit.com if you're interested, and I'll walk it over to the right people.Thanks,Anders
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Anders Ohlsson @ 21:01
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A Look at Improved Inlining in Delphi XE6

DelphiTools – First noticed by dewresearch, Delphi XE6 introduced a new optimization for inlined functions that return a floating-point value. Here is an exploration of what was improved… and what was not improved. When inlining was introduced in Delphi, one limitation was that functions returning a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Eric Grange @ 12:00
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David I and Appmethod in SF May 29 at Mobile App Developer Tools panel

Sip from the Firehose – I will be demoing Appmethod, a multi-device development platform that lets you create native apps for Android, iOS, Mac and Windows simultaneously. If you’re anywhere near San Francisco on Thursday May 29, stop by and learn how to "Build Fast Apps Fast for Android, iOS, Windows and OS X"! Come ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? David Intersimone @ 01:27

Tuesday, 6. May 2014

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RAD News Flash for May 2014 - multiple XE6 webinars and C++ Mobile Day (June 4)

Sip from the Firehose – We have a full schedule of upcoming online events for the next several weeks to help you create new applications and extend the reach of your existing apps using XE6. I will be showing you how to "Build Connected Multi-Device Apps using BaaS" in three webinars next Wednesday, May 14 (6am, 11am, 5pm ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? David Intersimone @ 20:18
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Support and how it should work.

Rob's Technology Corner – During our XE to XE6 upgrade project, we felt it was time to redo our build process.We are using FinalBuilder and ContinuaCI produced by VSoft Technologies in Canberra, Australia.During the process we ran into some minor bugs, in the product.    We also had some major and minor feature ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Robert Love @ 18:59
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Mysteries of IDE plugins: Painting in the code editor (Part 1)

The Itinerant Developer – Part 1 of a series on how to write an IDE plugin that can paint on the IDE code editor line-by-line along with the code. What's in this article? A few quick notes on IDE plugins What is TEditControl? Painting unsuccessfully: by hooking windows and messages Painting successfully: patching IDE ...
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Mysteries of IDE plugins: Painting in the code editor (Part 1)

Parnassus – Part 1 of a series on how to write an IDE plugin that can paint on the IDE code editor line-by-line along with the code.Introduction: IDE pluginsIDE plugins are a mysterious topic.  With little official documentation, most material is scattered across a variety of blogs and websites, often out of ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? David @ 18:02
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Where is StringToJString and StrToNSStr in XE6?

The PodCast at Delphi.org – The useful helper routines StringToJString and StrToNSStr (and other associated ones) moved between XE5 and XE6. In XE6 you can find them in the units Androidapi.Helpers and Macapi.Helpers respectively. But how to find other useful methods? I’ll tell you what I do: Use Windows Search. You want ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jim McKeeth @ 17:38
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Me Interviewed by Alister Christie

Marco's Tech Blog – Alister Christie (of learndelphi.tv) interviewed me last Friday in New Zealand. 75 minutes long, covers many different areas of Delphi and RAD Studio and more. As he says, take the popcorn. Was done in a hotel lobby, there is background noise, and the only active movement is that of my hands... ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? marcocantu @ 17:04
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Looking to rise to the data security challenge?

Stephen Ball – Join me on Wednesday 28th May as we rise to the database security challenge on Windows, Android, iOS, Mac OSX, Linux and Solaris. Data security is a hot topic right now, and one that is causing a lot of headaches. When it comes to securing your data and applications, small changes can make a massive ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Stephen Ball @ 12:48
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Recommended reads when dealing with Character Encodings in software

The Wiert Corner – Apart from the mandatory Joel on Software article about Unicode and Character sets, these two articles are of great value too: Encodings Before ASCII From a Mechanical Perspective. Character Encodings For Modern Programmers. Fun to read from that blog is the Historical Technology  section ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 08:34

Monday, 5. May 2014

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Embarcadero developer tools in the news…

Sip from the Firehose – Here are just a few of the recent articles and technology partner news from web sites, magazines and news outlets around the world covering our developer tools and the recent release of Delphi XE6, C++Builder XE6 and RAD Studio XE6. SD Times: Embarcadero launches RAD Studio XE6 - ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? David Intersimone @ 22:06
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Delphi: Design-Time Component Name Limited to 63 characters (via: Vin Colgin – Google+)

The Wiert Corner – I learned something new today (thanks Vin Colgin) the Delphi Design-Time Component Name is Limited to 63 characters. Uwe Raabe found out that this an Object Inspector thing due to this constant in DesignIntf.pas: const MaxIdentLength = 63; It has been probably there since Delphi 1 and has been ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 21:09
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