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Monday, 12. August 2013

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reminiscence of the past: DPMI (DOS Protected Mode Interface)

The Wiert Corner – While researching some other historic information about Delphi, I bumped into this thread: New DPMI host – delphi. If is a small thread describing what kinds and versions of DPMI hosts were available to run Turbo Pascal based programs. DPMI stands DOS Protected Mode Interface: a way for real ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 12:27

Sunday, 11. August 2013

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When your Delphi XE Browsing Path has been destroyed Ken White to the rescue (via: Stack Overflow)

The Wiert Corner – Something overwrote the Browsing Path of my Delphi XE installation. Symptoms: When debugging a project in “use debug DCUs” mode, the IDE cannot find RTL, VCL and Indy units. When you type `System` in a source file, then press `Ctrl+Enter`, the IDE cannot find the source code to the ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 20:35
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FMX TClipboard now supports iOS

Delphi Haven – I’ve just checked in a revision of my open source FMX TClipboard implementation that has an iOS backend. This supports the current rather than the FPC-based version of ‘Delphi for iOS’, however the Windows and OS X backends still compile with XE2 and above. In essence, the new code ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Chris Rolliston @ 18:49
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A first look at Delphi for Android

Behind the connection – Delphi for Android has been in beta for a while now. The progress has been awesome. Since a few months, Delphi for iOS allowed us to build applications for iPhone and iPad. Now with Delphi for Android, you can simply change the target and rebuild it for Android. It's really Amazing said John Ray ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? François Piette @ 16:53
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Format Numbers with an ElevateDB Function

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – There are times when I want numeric data coming out of a database formatted with a thousands separator and set number of decimal places. I'd rather see large numbers formatted as 123,740.00 rather than 123740. To me formatted numbers are just easier to read. Unfortunately, ElevateDB does not have a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 15:02
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Learning Cocoa with Oxygene and Objective-C

Te Waka o Delphi – When XE4 came out and the full extent of the bait and switch perpetrated by Embarcadero became clear, I decided that my money was better spent with RemObjects and their Oxygene product. But it has only been this past weekend that I finally found some “quality time” to spend with it. I ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Deltics @ 07:46

Saturday, 10. August 2013

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Delphi for Android is Alive (by JT)

Marco's Tech Blog – First blog post and images of an Android application written in Delphi. JT just blogged: "It’s alive!A first look at Delphi for Android" at blogs.embarcadero.com/jtembarcadero/2013/08/09/its-alivea-first-look-at-delphi-for-android/. Same exact app on multiple Android phones and iOS: ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? marcocantu @ 01:58
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It’s alive! A first look at Delphi for Android

JT @ Embarcadero – We’ve been in beta for a while now with Delphi for Android and the progress has been awesome. In particular, I’ve been taking iOS apps written with Delphi/FM and simply retargeting them to Android. It’s really amazing. Since this Android support has been under wraps, I am very ...

Friday, 9. August 2013

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The Dangers of With

TPersistent.com – I have known about the dangers of using the with statement for a long time now.  Today, I encountered a new one.  I was refactoring code in a datamodule used to iterate over a dataset and insert each record into the database (a common construct).  The numerous ParamByName() calls were enclosed in a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Larry Hengen @ 21:33
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Migrating Delphi Code: Which Components Are Blocking You?

Marco's Tech Blog – This is a slightly unusual blog post, because it is basically an answer... As I blogged last week, migrating Delphi applications written with old versions of Delphi (say Delphi 6 or Delphi 7) is at times challenging. Unicode migration is often at stake, and so are other RTL and compiler changes. ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? marcocantu @ 18:22
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Reminder to self: Delphi XE2 x64 debugging on Windows 8 is a no go, you get [Error] Disconnected session

The Wiert Corner – Just found out this the hard way, glad I found it soon which prevented me from doing like Ondrej Kelle – Google+ – Wasted a few hours with this….: Debugging 64 bit Delphi applications with Delphi XE2 on Windows 8 does not work Problem: Debugging a 64 bit Delphi application using ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 18:14
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Updated Delphi Mobile Roamap

Marco's Tech Blog – There is a new RAD Studio Mobile roadmap available on Embarcadero Developer Network. While the focus on Delphi and C++Builder mobile support for iOS and Android, there are also a couple of features mentioned that go beyond mobile. The complete set of slides is at: ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? marcocantu @ 17:30
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XE5 News: Coming in September, With Android Support

Te Waka o Delphi – The word is out. XE5 will be coming this September, as described in the announcement of a tour of Russia to promote the new release. Translation: Dear developers! Traditionally, in September we are launching a new version of RAD Studio, this year has been for us an exception, as we started the RAD ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Deltics @ 13:37
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Getting ready for Android

Rob's Technology Corner – Android support in Delphi is on the Roadmap and is expected in the fall.   Although I have a Mac and an IPad, I have an Android Phone.   I was not as excited for the XE4 (iOS support) release as I am about Android support. I have some thoughts on Android that I want to share...Market ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Robert Love @ 11:39

Thursday, 8. August 2013

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RAD Studio Mobile Roadmap updated

Behind the connection – Embarcadero updated his RAD Studio Mobile Roadmap. This concern Delphi and C++ Builder for Android and iOS. What is in development: - Integrated C++ and Delphi Native ARM toolchains for iOS and Android (compiler, linker, debugger) - NDK based Android Platform support (Gingerbread, ICS and Jelly ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? François Piette @ 21:49
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