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Sunday, 28. April 2013

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FMX anti-pattern: returning nil rather than raising an exception on an invalid state or arguments

Delphi Haven – In the Delphi RTL and VCL, a method called LoadFromFile or the like will raise an exception if the file doesn’t exist or is invalid. Similarly, if an object property getter implements a lazy-loading pattern (meaning, the value of the property will only be initialised when first needed), it ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Chris Rolliston @ 12:12
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Delphi Xe4 iOs iPhone, iPad

Felix Colibri – Delphi Xe4 iOs allows the development of iOs (iPhone iPad) application directly from the Win32 IDE : the new ARM compilers, the required Mac hard and soft, the language changes (ARC, Strings, Class Helpers), the new FireMonkey and native components, IDE changes, local and remote databases. Links for ...

Saturday, 27. April 2013

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Enabling floating form designer in Delphi XE4

Behind the connection – Delphi XE4 has an interesting feature removed from previous versions: the floating VCL form designer. You can enable it again easily, at your own risk. While the IDE is not running, launch the registry editor, locate the key  HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Embarcadero\BDS\11.0\Form Design and set the ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? François Piette @ 13:02
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XE4 Mobile Tip #2 – Loading local HTML content

JED Software Blog – I’ve already answered this on the newsgroups however it deserves a little more attention. The most important thing to do when deploying additional files with your app is to make sure they are prefixed with “StartUp/”. This tells the deployment manager to deploy these files with the ...
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XE4 Mobile Tip #1 – Disable the GPU Canvas

JED Software Blog – If you don’t like circles with jagged edges, you can disable the GPU canvas. Using the GPU Canvas: Not using the GPU Canvas: Full image comparison at 200% using Beyond Compare. Click to enlarge to full size (2600 x 1540). NOTE: If you see other drawing issues, enable the GPU canvas again ...
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Using ARC with non iOS compiler - possible?

Delphi sorcery – Did you ever have the situation with 2 lists sharing the same objects and possibly one or both had the OwnsObjects property set to true? Especially when using interfaced lists like in Spring4d or DSharp you want to make use of reference couting and automatic memory management. But what if some ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? noreply@blogger.com @ 00:52

Friday, 26. April 2013

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My XE4 live events this week: Sweden, Norway and DevDirect webinar

Pawel Glowacki – Delphi for iOS has been released on Monday! It is part of RAD Studio XE4 and to me this is the biggest release of Delphi, since Delphi 1! You can now use the same Delphi skills and existing source code, to be immediately productive in the mobile market! True Native Multi-Device applications! ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Pawel Glowacki @ 13:28
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New Delphi XE4 white paper: The Delphi Language for Mobile Development

Delphi Insider – If you're a Delphi developer, be sure to check out this new Delphi XE4 white paper as mentioned in the Delphi XE4 and RAD Studio XE4 Product Introduction webinar. The Delphi Language for Mobile Development Marco Cantù, Embarcadero Technologies This document is an introduction to changes in the ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Tim Del Chiaro @ 09:59
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What would get you to buy a newer Delphi version?

DelphiTools – This is a practical poll question, what would get you to buy a newer Delphi version? What would you like to see most and foremost, and would most have a use for? To force you to choose, you can only pick two items! Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate ...

Thursday, 25. April 2013

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Video: What's new in Delphi XE4 and RAD Studio XE4

Delphi Insider – Embarcadero® RAD Studio XE4 is the multi-device, true native app development suite for companies that need to create apps for PCs, tablets, and smartphones, and get them to markets and users fast. Manage one codebase, one team, and one schedule to get apps that deliver great performance, tighter ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Tim Del Chiaro @ 17:15
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Added support for RAD Studio XE4 in the Delphi IDE Theme Editor.

The Road to Delphi – This entry is just for announce which the Delphi IDE Theme Editor now supports RAD Studio XE4. Installer of the Delphi IDE Theme Editor
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Wednesday, 24. April 2013

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Hey Marco, Here's how to fix Delphi: Make it fast.

Delphi Code Monkey – The title of this blog post is a bit provocative.  I think that Embarcadero is doing well with Delphi and I am excited about XE4.  I have been using it. But I need to complain today. I get paid to write Windows applications, and Delphi is still the best tool for that job.  But it ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Warren Postma @ 23:03
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Assorted Delphi XE4 Links

Marco's Tech Blog – I've been busy with launch webinar and other activities, but I've also spent some time online. Here is a collection of links related with Delphi XE4: JT on True Native at blogs.embarcadero.com/jtembarcadero/2013/04/18/true-native/ Long long post with many technical details by ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? marcocantu @ 20:06
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Movie #93 - Fish Facts for iOS

LearnDelphi.TV – In this video I write my first iOS application, the classic Fish Facts application - soon to be available in the App Store (or not).  We do this with the recently released Delphi XE4.  Watch it on YouTube.
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Not in (interpreted) Kansas anymore

DelphiTools – For a few weeks now, an experimental JIT compiler has been available in the DWScript SVN for 32bits code. A more detailed article into the hows and whats and WTFs will come later. Consider this article as an extended teaser, and a sort of call for test cases, benchmarks and eyeballs on the source ...
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