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Tuesday, 25. February 2014

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Automate Word document print using Delphi

Behind the connection – Automating Microsoft office Word from Delphi is really easy. I already blogged on the subject. This time, I will show you how to select a specific printer in your Delphi application and instruct Word to use that printer. Using Delphi, create a new VCL forms application and drop a TComboBox, a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? François Piette @ 21:23
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Link clearance: history of Pascal / Object Pascal / Delphi Language / FreePacal / …

The Wiert Corner – This post lists a lot of links related to the history of Pascal / Object Pascal / Delphi Language / FreePascal / etc. No mentioning of Pascal should start without Niklaus Wirth. At the time of writing he is still alive, hopefully he still is a the time of publication. Link clearance. Quote on ...
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Monday, 24. February 2014

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Packages and initialization

Delphi sorcery – Packages are an approved concept and they have been working fine for over a decade now, right? Well yeah, they should be. However my coworkers and me have been bitten by them not only once. Especially since our software consists of lots of DLLs that are linked against the RTL/VCL, 3rd party and some ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? noreply@blogger.com @ 23:34
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DWS Externals progress

TURBU Tech – I’ve been working on the stub-building JIT for external routines in DWS lately, and I just checked in a bunch of updates.  The JIT will currently handle parameters of most basic types, and return values of integer, enumerated, or object types.  (Still working on the rest.)  So it’s not ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Mason Wheeler @ 18:22
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CodeRage C++

The PodCast at Delphi.org – Tomorrow is the start of CodeRage 8 C++, which is a lot like regular CodeRage, but with an emphasis on C++Builder. This time there is a lot of coverage on the new iOS support, as well as the new REST Components and FireDAC data access. It all starts with JT’s opening keynote at 6:00 AM Pacific ...
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Coding in Delphi available in printed form: USD $40 + shipping

The Wiert Corner – On my way back from France, I noted the printed edition of Coding in Delphi has become available through CreateSpace (which is Amazon’s self publishing mechanism): Coding in Delphi is a new programming book by Nick Hodges that covers a variety of powerful Delphi programming features and ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 02:33

Sunday, 23. February 2014

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Delphi Blogs of the Week #6

Marco's Tech Blog – An other weeks of blogs about Delphi and RAD Studio, while I'm in Barcelona (Spain) for the Mobile World Congress that kicks off tomorrow, and were Embarcadero has a booth to showcase its mobile development solution. Some blogs posts during the past week: Pawel's Lazy Form Creation ...
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New InterBase ads for Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio developers

Delphi Insider – Here are examples of some new ads targeted at Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio users as a reminder about InterBase, the embeddable database. You might see these around on the Embarcadero Developer Network site and other places.Some important things to know about InterBase:InterBase is available on ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Tim Del Chiaro @ 22:07
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CopyReaderToClientDataSet after XE2 – Where are you?

Andreano Lanusse – CopyReaderToClientDataSet copies the contents of a TDBXReader into a TClientDataSet instance. It returns the same TClientDataSet instance that was passed to this method. CopyReaderToClientDataSet is part of the Data.DBXDBReaders.TDBXDataSetReader class until Delphi/C++Builder XE2, however in XE3 it ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Andreano Lanusse @ 21:53
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"Hidden Features of the Delphi IDE" on Stack Overflow - a call for useful answers

The Itinerant Developer – Recently Jeroen Pluimers and Jim McKeeth posted about three "Hidden Features of..." questions on Stack Overflow that were either deleted or nominated for deletion.  They are: Hidden Features of the Delphi Language  Hidden Features of Oxygene Hidden Features of the Delphi IDE The third one was ...

Saturday, 22. February 2014

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Coding in Delphi

Behind the connection – Coding in Delphi is a new programming book by Nick Hodges that covers a variety of powerful Delphi programming features and techniques including Generics, Interfaces, Exception, Handling, Anonymous Methods, Collections, RTTI, Enumerators, Attributes, Dependency Injection and Unit Testing. Available ...
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Coding in Delphi Now Available in Print

Nick Hodges – My book, "Coding in Delphi" is now available in print.  This is pretty cool. You can get it from CreateSpace or Amazon.  I'm grateful for every order.  It seems very strange to have my own entry for sale on Amazon.  Writing a book is a lot of work, but I will say, it's quite ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? nick@nickhodges.com @ 15:54
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HowTo: Create a DCR file for your Delphi component

Behind the connection – When you create a component for Delphi, you need a bitmap to represent your component in the component palette. This bitmap must be saved as a DCR file and linked into the component package. DCR stands for Delphi Component Resource. It is a binary resource file (RES) renamed to DCR. In the old ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? François Piette @ 09:54

Friday, 21. February 2014

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The Delphi Object Pascal Language

The PodCast at Delphi.org – What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; The other day I noticed Github has a language choice for Pascal, but not Delphi. It turns out originally they had Delphi listed as a language, but some of the Delphi clones were getting marked as Delphi, so ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jim McKeeth @ 21:02
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Hidden features in the Delphi Object Pascal language

The PodCast at Delphi.org – A list of hidden features in Delphi Object Pascal that are great, obscure, best avoided or remarkable. This was copied from Stack Overflow’s question of the same name which is closed and flagged for deletion. Licensed under cc by-sa 3.0 with attribution required. I’ve made a few changes, ...
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