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Thursday, 14. November 2013

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Smoketest 1.0 – Release and Be Damned!

Te Waka o Delphi – As I have been promising for some time (quite literally year, I am ashamed to admit) I am finally unclenching and releasing the Smoketest framework into the wild, ready or not. The code is published and will continue to be updated in a github repository. Documentation is still a little scant at the ...
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Wednesday, 13. November 2013

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StyleBook Resources Text Editor for XE5

Marco's Tech Blog – I wrote a simple utility to help manually working on styles from a StyleBook in XE4, the version for XE5 is now available on CodeCentral. The original blog post with the description of the problem and of the solution is at http://blog.marcocantu.com/blog/couple_tips_xe4_fmx_styles.html. The new ...
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Tuesday, 12. November 2013

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We'll be at the Embarcadero Event at Argentina

TMS Software Blog – This November 14 we'll be present on the Embarcadero Event at Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event is focused in mobile development with the new Embarcadero Rad Studio XE5. Along with many other interesting speeches, I will be giving a session about dealing with files in iOS and Android, and how to ...
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CodeRage 8 video replays are up

Brian Long – For anyone that’s been waiting for the replay videos from CodeRage to go up and has been getting impatient as the suggested 2 week window has come and gone, relief is now available as the replay videos are all there. You can find them on YouTube on the Embarcadero TechNet page, or on the original ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Brian Long @ 12:28
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SamplingProfiler 1.8.1

DelphiTools – A new version 1.8.1 is available from the SamplingProfiler page. This minor updates fixes the displayed source code for samples gathered on a generic method (“Show Source Location” option) and other minor fixes. Change log is as follows: Delphi XE4 path added to options. Display correct ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Eric Grange @ 11:30

Monday, 11. November 2013

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The VCL Styles Utils Project now supports dialogs and popup menus

The Road to Delphi – Two missing parts of the standard VCL Styles is the lack of the capacity to theme the popup menus and the standard Windows dialogs. I started to work a year ago in the dialogs area, but due to my limited time I was not able to finish that. But a few months ago I receive a very interesting mail from ...
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Survey: 85% Say Native Apps are Best for Users

Delphi Insider – Here's another  interesting piece of information from the recent Windows developer survey sponsored by Embarcadero. Software developers surveyed overwhelmingly said that native apps are a better choice than scripting language based apps. RAD ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Tim Del Chiaro @ 06:00

Sunday, 10. November 2013

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Delphi XE5 audio recording on multiple devices (Windows, OSX, iOS, Android)

Sip from the Firehose – I recently received an email from Carsten in Denmark asking about audio support across multiple devices using Delphi XE5. He said "The problem is that I need *one* audio format common to all the platforms, hence I mention AAC which is supposed to have all the OS support needed (Win, OSX, iOS, ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? David Intersimone @ 18:12
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Delphi uses Excel to create a chart in a PDF document

Behind the connection – Microsoft Excel exposes all his features thru a COM interface which can easily be used from a Delphi application. In this article, I use that feature to create a 3D pie chart from data available within a Delphi program and produce a PDF document. I already talked about using Microsoft Office ...
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Everyone Needs A Miyagi

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – Today is the Marine Corps' 238th birthday. Although I've been out of the Marine Corps since 1999 there's a saying that all Marines live by... "You can take the man out of the Marine Corps but you can't take the Marine Corps out of the man."I just received a traditional "Happy Birthday" text ...
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Saturday, 9. November 2013

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When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

Delphi Code Monkey – I frequently run across questions like this one on Stackoverflow.  The person is asking how they might avoid hand-coding complex INSERT statements, using TADOQuery.   My comment in this question reads:You might find it easier to use a dataset (TADODataset or TADOTable) to do a ...
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Friday, 8. November 2013

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Need to localize your Windows, OSX, iOS and Android apps? Three solutions for you.

Sip from the Firehose – Do you need to localize your Windows, OSX, iOS and Android apps? Three of our Embarcadero Technology Partners have solutions for your RAD Studio, Delphi and C++ applications.  The following partners have solutions for your VCL and FM projects. Multilizer - http://www2.multilizer.com/, ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? David Intersimone @ 23:59
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More Complete Supported Android Devies List

The PodCast at Delphi.org – The Delphi Wiki has a much more exhaustive Supported Android Devices list. It also includes the new Nexus 5 (running Kit Kat), Google Glass and Droid Razr M, to name a few. At the bottom of the list there are some BlackBerry devices listed too, all of which are either not tested, or not supported. ...
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David I’s in Tucson (Tuesday, Nov 12) & Phoenix (Wednesday, Nov 13) - Mobile App Dev meet and eat

Sip from the Firehose – I’ll be in the Grand Canyon state next week, specifically Tucson and Phoenix,  These two stops are part of our 27 city tour of the US and Canada during November and December.  If you are anywhere nearby, stop in for our "Meet and Eat" extended lunch time meetings and I will show you the latest ...
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Delphi 7 and Delphi 2007 Migration Survey

Marco's Tech Blog – There is a new survey meant for Delphi developers who still have applications build in old, pre-Unicode versions of Delphi (not specifically tow two mentioned in the title, but also Delphi 4, 5, 6, 2005, 2006, and so on). The idea behind the survey it to understand if we can do something more (or ...
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