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Thursday, 15. December 2011

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Asphyre Sphinx 2: X-platform game development for Delphi XE2 and/or FPC

The Wiert Corner – Just found out that during my holiday, Asphyre Sphinx 2 was released: a free 2D/3D framework for X-platform game development that comes with full source code. It is based on FireMonkey supports Delphi XE2 Update 1 and up, and FPC (and yes: it supports on iOS too). Interesting stuff! –jeroen ...
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Rolling your own Dependency Injection

Australian Delphi User Group Members – What if you want to employ the Dependency Injection pattern in your application, but don’t want to use a third party framework for it? By way of exploring this question, I’ll tell an anecdote. I am currently developing a new … Continue reading →
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Thom Gerdes on WinRT

Delphi Haven – This is just a short post to say Thom Gerdes has a piece on WinRT, the hot new Windows 8 API/‘glorious’ return of COM [delete as appropriate] you may want to check out…
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Wednesday, 14. December 2011

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AsyncCalls 2.99

Andy's Blog – The updated version AsyncCalls 2.99 introduces the new methods CancelInvocation and Forget to the IAsyncCall interface. The first allows you to cancel not yet started tasks whereas the later allows you to unlink the task from the IAsyncCall interface. With “Forget” there won’t be a thread ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Andreas Hausladen @ 23:04
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How to Create Your Own FireMonkey Image Effect

Australian Delphi User Group Members – Before I start, I would like to mention that my knowledge on pixel shaders is pretty limited, but I’ll share what I have done in last few days after some research on the internet and after playing around with the … Continue reading →
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Request the Google PageRank the Delphi way

Yanniel's notes – In this post I am implementing the Delphi way to request the Google Toolbar’s PageRank (PR). As an example, if I want to look up the PR of my blog (http://www.yanniel.info/), I will have to query the following URL: http://toolbarqueries.google.com/tbr?client=navclient- ...
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TMS free Delphi plugins support XE2 now

TMS Software Blog – We have released today an update for all our free Delphi IDE plugins that adds support now for Delphi XE2. Overview: TMS Presentation Helper & Clipboard monitor IDE plugin to monitor clipboard, track clipboard history and to save & load code snippets for giving presentations with Delphi TMS IDE ...
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Yet Another Word about FreeAndNil

The Programming Works – The FreeAndNil discussion never stops. I decided to add my twopence. How about this: {.$DEFINE FREEANDNIL} {$IFDEF FREEANDNIL} procedure FreeObj(var Obj); inline; begin FreeAndNil(Obj); end; {$ELSE} procedure FreeObj(Obj: TObject); inline; begin Obj.Free; end; {$ENDIF} With FreeObj procedure ...
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Using FreeAndNil

Nick Hodges – There has a large and ongoing thread in the Delphi Non-Technical newsgroup about the proper use of FreeAndNil.  It’s been contentious and a tad touchy, too -- just as I like it.    The discussion falls out into two schools of thought:  Those that use FreeAndNil liberally ...
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Install multiple instances of the same Delphi application service

Random thoughts on coding – In this article you will find an example on How to install multiple instances of the same Delphi application service under Windows. This topic was raised a few years ago in StackOverflow and I have decided to give more details about how to use multiple instances of the same service.The service needs ...
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Tuesday, 13. December 2011

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Pre-announcing FlexCel 5 for VCL and FireMonkey

TMS Software Blog – This isn't a particularly easy to write post. There are so many things to say, many good news, some bad ones, that it gets hard to decide where to start. So let's try to start from what you should already know from the title: FlexCel 5 for VCL and FireMonkey is coming, bringing full feature parity ...
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Pimp your random numbers with XorShift!

DelphiTools – A 64bit XorShift is now used to generate random numbers in DWScript, and there is a now a separate random number generator per-execution, which is auto-randomized when an execution is created. Previously, the RTL random generator was used, this was “okay” when you had only one script ...
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Help design the Lua4Delphi Website, get a full license for all LaKraven Studios products forever, FREE

OTAPI – Due to time constraints imposed upon me by the development of Lua4Delphi itself (and the impending constraints imposed by the completion of both MonkeyGroomer and RADInsight), I’m looking for a volunteer to assist me in designing the official Lua4Delphi website. As a reward for your help, ...
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Delphi Thread Pools - AsyncCalls Unit By Andreas Hausladen - Let's Use (and Extend) It!

About Delphi Programming – in Threading in Delphi :: This is my next test project to see what threading library for Delphi would suite me best for my "file scanning" task I would like to process in multiple threads / in a thread pool. While exploring more ways to have some of my functions executed in a threaded manner I've ...

Monday, 12. December 2011

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Join me for the 24 hours of Delphi - next Tuesday, December 20

Sip from the Firehose – I will be online on December 20 from midnight to midnight. I’ll be demoing, playing videos, talking to developers, and answering your questions across all of the time zones on planet Earth. I hope you will be able to join me for part of your day. This special online event filled with ...
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