Pascal Game Development – After almost 3 years, a new version of the Allegro.pas game library is available from its download page. This version has some API modifications, as well as a lot of improvements that makes it faster (and sometimes smaller) executables. Most important changes from version 4.4.4 below: New ...
Marco's Tech Blog – While giving a session on FireMonkey architecture yesterday at EKON, we got to the subject of alternative configuration for the direct paint operations, using the GPU in different ways. To demonstrate that on different platforms the Canvas object you use for painting is different, I added to an ...
The Wiert Corner – From a chat with a co-worker a while ago: I’m not against properties. Just something against properties properties that are objects with writeable fields. So even if you expose such a property as read-only, it can still get its writeable fields overwritten. That is a pain when those ...