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Wednesday, 6. June 2012

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Object Inspector Expert Beta 2

Uwe's Delphi blog – I have added a few new features to Object Inspector Expert and here is Beta 2. For more information about the Object Inspector Expert check my first Object Inspector Expert blog post. This is the list of the changes: Mouse wheel support for scrollbar in instance list Highlight favorite properties ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Uwe Schuster @ 22:54
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Some Thoughts on Delphi Software Maintenance

TwoDesk Delphi Blog – I was recently reading up on various aspects of “best practices” in software development, and came across a paper The Economics of Software Maintenance in the Twenty First Century. The basic point of this paper is that most (up to 70%) of the effort expended by programmers is spent on ...
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EurekaLog 7.0.0 is out

EurekaLog Blog – We are pleased to announce the availability of the EurekaLog 7.0.0 stable release Key EurekaLog 7 features: Win64 support FireMonkey support WER (Windows Error Reporting) support WCT (Wait Chain Traversal) support Resource leaks support Memory leaks and catch handled exceptions for C++ Builder ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Александр Алексеев @ 16:42
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There are reasons why Delphi is not C++ (via: Entropy Overload: One-liner RAII in Delphi)

The Wiert Corner – There was a nice short discussion on Entropy Overload where Ivan Levanshew seemed to want to be Delphi way more C++ and Barry Kelly explains why Delphi isn’t C++. Both Delphi and C++ are great languages, but both have weaknesses too. It is good that their individual strengths complement each ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 13:00
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FireMonkey Strikes Back!

Pawel Glowacki – I’m back from Philips High Tech Campus in Eindhoven where Embarcadero Benelux was hosting the event on creating Mac and mobile iOS applications with Delphi XE2 and FireMonkey. It was my first time to demonstrate deploying FireMonkey applications to physical devices: my new iPad and my ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Pawel Glowacki @ 12:36

Tuesday, 5. June 2012

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Commonest Weakness…

Te Waka o Delphi – Stefan Glienke recently added his contribution to the various solutions for implementing weak interface references in Delphi. He quite neatly and comprehensively covers the need for such things, but his approach requires generics support and so is limited to later versions of the compiler (just how ...
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When a Hotfix Requires a Hotfix

The Delphi Geek – Do you know that feeling when you can’t put together a simple piece of code? You turn it around and around and there’s always “one last” problem. Even after you’ll happy with it, the first user that tries it out will find a problem. And then you correct that and you’ll happy with it again and the ...
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Using Remote Commands with Data Abstract for Xcode

RemObjects Blogs – Recently, we have added some new functionality to the DARemoteDataAdapter for working with Data Abstract Commands. Let me briefly refresh your memory about what Commands are and when they can be helpful. Data Abstract Commands are part of the DASchema and represent a reference to certain Database ...
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Getting Started with FireMonkey e-Learning Lesson 1 Open Access

Delphi Insider – For the next week, we're giving open access to the Getting Started with FireMonkey - Windows and Mac Development e-Learning Series Lesson 1. You can sign up for the complete series for free and attend the live sessions each week (with a chance to ask David I all of your FireMonkey questions) plus ...
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Some links on the Delphi compiler and the LLVM Compiler Infrastructure Project

The Wiert Corner – A long while ago I read about Embarcadero Discussion Forums: Barry Kelly on LLVM … I think it was 2010, the thread is gone now (probably because the Embarcadero forum index does not go back more than one year), but the title still shows up at Google search: Barry+Kelly+on+LLVM Barry Kelly is ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 11:00
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Tool Palette OpenTools API sample available – MenuPalette

Malcolm Groves – Back in 2007 I wrote an OpenTools add-in for Delphi and C++Builder called MenuPalette. It allowed you to search through all the IDE menu items inside the Tool Palette. You can read the post I made at the time for more details. In a later version of Delphi, IDE Insight took this same idea much ...
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How Many Times A String Appears Inside Another String?

About Delphi Programming – in Delphi TIPS :: While the SysUtils unit and the StrUtils unit provide hundreds of string manipulation routines there are always some that are "missing". A function I need daily is the one that return the number of how many times a string appears inside another string. Read the full article ...
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Webinar: Creating iOS Apps Using Delphi XE2

The Hacker's Corner – Join me for my webinar "Creating iOS Apps Using Delphi XE2" on Wednesday June 6th at 6am, 11am and 5pm PDT. PS: MathViz 1.1 for iOS is now free in the AppStore. Enjoy! Share This | Email this page to a friend
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Monday, 4. June 2012

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Facebook Privacy Policy Voting: a Debacle?

Marco's Tech Blog – As you probably know, Facebook is holding a vote on its new privacy policy. Heralded as a great democratic move, it might become another fiasco (after the IPO debacle). In short, this vote is about proposed privacy changes (https://apps.facebook.com/fbsitegovernancevote/contests/230120). ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? marcocantu @ 18:37
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A New Web, a New Book and a New Info Source

The Delphi Geek – I have decided to start up a new blog, dedicated to programming with Smart – www.smartprogrammer.org. If you are using the Smart Mobile Studio or if you think that programming mobile applications with Pascal is an interesting idea, make sure to bookmark it. I will however not move all my Smart- ...
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