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Thursday, 19. December 2013

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UI Design - What Not To Do

TPersistent.com – I would never claim to be a good UI designer.  What I know of design is from personal use.  One principle that applies to both code and UI design is that consistency is king.  I often look to widely used commercial software as models for UI design. Of course, one of the software packages I use most ...
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No time to rest: Endless possibilities with REST for VCL and FM

JT @ Embarcadero – REST is awesome. There I said it. And, like many of you, I’ve lived through several generations of remoting technologies over the years. What I like most about REST is its simplicity and inherent flexibility AND the fact that everyone is exposing their services this way AND it’s ...
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If you write database applications in Delphi…

Delphi Haven – … you may want to contribute to the following thread on the Embarcadero forums: https://forums.embarcadero.com/thread.jspa?messageID=620961&tstart=0#620961 Quote: Hello All At moment the DB RTL team is working on Data.DB.pas improvements. This is a good moment to bring our attention to ...
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Delphi XE2 Update 2 got released last week, end-of-year Delphi XE5 offer, #CodingInDelphi book

The Wiert Corner – Just around the start of the Delphi XE5 end-of-year special offer (more details below), Delphi XE5 Update 2 was released. It adds C++ Builder for iOS support, and fixes many bugs. What I like most is that the majority of XE2 Update 2 bugfixes are not FireMonkey related. It indicates the Delphi team ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 17:14
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Delphi XE3/XE4: removing empty .VLB files; XE5 update 2 and special offers are out. #codingindelphi

The Wiert Corner – Even when not using Visual Live Binding, Delphi generates empty .VLB files in both Delphi XE3 (virtually always) and Delphi XE4 (most of the time). Visual Live Binding is one way of binding data to UI in FireMonkey and can also be used in VCL, but does not have to (Alister Christie made a nice video ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 14:32
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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 ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 13:00
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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 ...
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