Wednesday, 23. December 2015

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The state of Delphi

Glooscap Software – Last week, three separate people asked my opinion on Delphi and which version they should be using for ongoing development. It probably won't surprise anyone that I recommended getting the latest version, Delphi 10 Seattle  (#10Seattle) and a subscription. Always get a subscription. Or, if they ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Bruce McGee @ 20:11
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Newsgroup Nugget: Row-level locking with FireDAC

Sip from the Firehose – Here is a recent newsgroup post asking about Row-Level locking using FireDAC to talk to SQL databases. Enjoy! Emery asks: I’m working on a project right now that’s presently using FireDAC to connect to PostgreSql, but we are planning on expanding the possible backends to include MS/SQL, MySQL and ...
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There Can Only Be One!

The Art of Delphi Programming – Handling Different Versions of Design Packages inside the IDE Use Case A standard Delphi installation contains three different versions of Microsoft Office Automation Server Wrapper Components packages: XP, 2000 and 2010. Only one of those packages can be loaded at a time because each tries to ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Uwe Raabe @ 10:04
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Windows applications: Icons and the Shell; names, sizes, etc.

The Wiert Corner – When adding Icons to your Windows applications a few things matter. Selecting the icon resource The icon selected by the Windows Shell (for modern Windows versions usually Windows Explorer), is the one with the lowest ID. When there is no icon with an ID, it selects the icon with the lowest name. ...
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