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Thursday, 19. December 2013

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Borland Fun Facts: Matt Pietrek worked there too!

The Wiert Corner – Another episode in the Missed Schedule series that was originally scheduled for 20131201: Until I read the comments at Monitoring the Monitor, I only knew the early days of Matt Pietrek‘s work at NuMega and as co-author of one of the first Undocumented Windows books (another one appeared about ...
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XOR swap/exchange: nowadays an almost extinct means to exchange two distinct variables of the same size

The Wiert Corner – Almost a year ago, a thread on “premature Delphi optimization” came by on G+ about this code: procedure ExchangeInteger(var AValue1, AValue2: Integer); begin AValue1 := AValue1 xor AValue2; AValue2 := AValue1 xor AValue2; AValue1 := AValue1 xor AValue2; end; I don’t think ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 06:00
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Why Database Encryption Matters: Is the NSA reading this?

Stephen Ball – Before I start. I just want to say, this is your last chance to get your free InterBase licenses. This offer ends 31st December 2013 - See http://www.embarcadero.com/radoffer for details: Now… the reason this is important! Are your business applications using old versions of InterBase or ...
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Wednesday, 18. December 2013

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Mandelbrot Explorer for Android and Windows

Behind the connection – Using Delphi XE5, I rewrote my Mandelbrot fractal explorer with the FireMonkey component framework. The result is a working application for Android and Windows. To generate Windows or Android version, it is enough to just change the target operating system. Nice cross-platform application!   On ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? François Piette @ 15:26
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Slim Reader/Writer Locks Rock!

DelphiTools – I recently posted abut the new Slim R/W Locks introduced with Vista, and how they were vastly more efficient than TMREWS. Apparently, they’re also more efficient than Critical Sections… Following Up If you follow the comments in the previous article, some extra benchmarks where ...
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Tuesday, 17. December 2013

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Webinar Resources - Step Up to the Multi-Device App Platform

Sip from the Firehose – Last week, on December 12, I presented 3 webinars titled "RAD in Action - Step Up to the Multi-Device App Platform". The webinar replay and resources will be available soon. The on-demand webinar information should appear on the same link as the original registration page at ...
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reFind and BDE Migration in Delphi XE5

Marco's Tech Blog – Delphi XE5 shipped with a smart search and replace tool, further enhanced in Update 2, and now coming also with a BDE to FireDAC components migration script. As blogged recently by Stephen Ball, reFind is a command line tool available in RAD Studio bin folder. As the documenttion states, " ...
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X-Mas Wish List: Delphi XE5 Enterprise Upgrade + Subscription

Dr.Bob's Delphi Notes – My recommended X-mas Shopping List would contain one main item: a Delphi XE5 Enterprise Upgrade + Subscription. Clarification: right now, you can upgrade from any old version of Delphi to the latest edition, XE5.
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Goodbye, TObject

The Programming Works – I’m not using TObject in my Delphi code anymore. Sure I use the core classes like TStream derived from TObject but I don’t derive my own classes from TObject or descendant classes. I am using a different OOP paradigm instead. It all started when I was looking for a simple-to-use and efficient ...
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Setting up SSL for DWScript Web Server

DelphiTools – Setting up an SSL with DWScript Web Server (and other http.sys services like mORMot) is simple, and it’s cheap, free even thanks to StartCOM. Encryption is also pretty darn fast on recent Windows server versions. Here is a quick guide to get you started. Getting a Certificate You can get a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Eric Grange @ 09:15
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Coding in Delphi ebook

Behind the connection – Coding in Delphi ebook by Nick Hodges. Available to registered users of Delphi XE5, RAD Studio XE5, and Embarcadero All-Access XE. This promotional item is available as a special promotion through December 31, 2013. There is also a Google+ community: ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? François Piette @ 08:49
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A Tale of Two Grids

The PodCast at Delphi.org – If you buy RAD Studio XE5, Delphi XE5 or C++Builder XE5 between now and the end of the year, then you get both the InfoPower XE5 VCL Grid and components, as well as the InfoPower XE4 FireMonkey grid! The InfoPower grid by Woll2Woll is one of the best grids for VCL application development, and has ...
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Monday, 16. December 2013

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Last day to save $60 on Castalia for Delphi

TwoDesk Delphi Blog – Last week was Computer Science Education Week. To celebrate, I offered$60 off of the Pro or Suite editions of Castalia for Delphi. While the big event was last week, the coupon expires today. So last chance! To save $60 on Castalia Pro or Castalia Suite today, use coupon code CSED13.
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RAD in Action White Paper and Webinar On Demand - Embrace and Extend: Connect Your Infrastructure to Mobile

Delphi Insider – The Embrace and Extend: Connect Your Infrastructure to Mobile webinar on demand, companion white paper and source code downloads are now available.Click here to get the webinar replay, white paper and source codeEmbrace and Extend: Connect Your Infrastructure to MobilePresented by industry ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Tim Del Chiaro @ 00:24

Sunday, 15. December 2013

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Native Android controls for XE5

Delphi Haven – Just a quick post to say Babak Yaghoobi – he of the open source native iOS control set – is coming up with the goods for Android too. The project – ‘D.P.F Delphi Android Native Components’ – is on SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/dpfdelphiandroid/). ...
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