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Monday, 22. August 2011

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Delphi XE2 Rumor Roundup

TwoDesk Delphi Blog – I’ve been hearing a lot of rumors about the next version of Delphi, apparently called “XE2.” Some of these rumors can be confirmed because they’ve come from people at Embarcadero who we can consider reliable. Others are from less authoritative sources. Here are a few that ...
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Would You Buy a Used Framework from This Tool?

Craig Stuntz's Weblog – I think the Web Platform Installer is a great tool, but I have to question the wisdom of its home page: If you click on these, you see… nothing. A description would be nice. ("Application Request Routing? What’s that? EC-CUBE?") But that’s not really the problem. The bigger ...
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Saturday, 20. August 2011

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IDE Fix Pack 4.3 released

Andy's Blog – After 2 months of beta testing and daily usage, I release the next version of IDE Fix Pack 4.3. This release introduces the “compiler directory cache” feature that collects all files in the compiler’s search path before the actual compilation starts. With this cache in place, the compiler’s brute ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Andreas Hausladen @ 19:33
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Get a free Delphi/FireMonkey notebook at US and Canada RAD XE2 World Tour events

Delphi Insider – Here's a look at the Delphi XE / FireMonkey notebooks that we'll be giving away to attendees of the RAD Studio XE2 World Tour events in the US and Canada and the Delphi Live! conference in San Jose, California (while supplies last). You see either the Delphi XE2 image or the FireMonkey image when ...
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RemObjects prepping VCL and .NET integration for FireMonkey

Michael Swindell – The folks over at RemObjects are hard at work on a new version of Hydra that will provide several very cool use cases for FireMonkey. Essentially Hydra provides integration between differing platforms/frameworks allowing you mix and leverage different technologies in the same application. They are ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Swindell @ 03:44
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DevExpress XE2 Plans

Michael Swindell – Some helpful XE2 info from our friends at DevExpress. - DevExpress’s popular VCL suite will be updated for XE2 including 64bit Delphi! Works today, beta soon. And since it’s working now, Julian predicts they will pre-release the 64bit code before official release. - They are evaluating ...
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Friday, 19. August 2011

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Delphi’s Log View got a performance boost

Andy's Blog – When you debug an application that outputs a lot of messages to the Log View, the IDE becomes unresponsive and has painting issues. In the following video I show you how responsive the IDE could be with the upcoming IDE Fix Pack. --> -->
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Andreas Hausladen @ 23:08
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Great CS Textbooks, Cheap

Craig Stuntz's Weblog – I’m probably late to this party, but I’ve discovered that you can find incredible deals on used CS textbooks at Amazon, especially for older editions. For example, I recently ordered a copy of Programming Language Pragmatics, by Michael L. Scott. It’s $63 new for the hardcover or ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Craig Stuntz @ 21:31
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Anonymous Methods in Delphi

Yanniel's notes – Under the scope of Delphi, an anonymous method is either a procedure or function that’s unattached to an identifier. In other words, anonymous methods don’t have names, which is why they are called “anonymous”.Basically, you can assign a block of code (in the form of a procedure or function) ...
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Sampling profiler for DWS, units, other changes

DelphiTools – Here is the periodic news roundup for DWScript from the SVN side: a new TdwsSamplingDebugger class is available, it’s a debugger for Delphi Web Script whose purpose is to offer sample profiling information for script execution. experimental support for units, with classic pascal ...
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Mac and Me – A Love [to] Hate relationship!

OTAPI – It’s no great secret that I’m not much of a fan of the Mac range. Indeed, until yesterday the sum total of my Mac experience had centred around attempting (dismally) to address technical issues with OSX experienced by a few of my clients. As you might well imagine, this has left me with ...
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Thursday, 18. August 2011

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Hydra and FireMonkey – Best Friends Forever

RemObjects Blogs – As you have probably alrady heard, in the upcoming release of Delphi XE2, Embarcadero will introduce a new cross-platform GPU powered GUI framework called FireMonkey. The new framework is similar in concept to .NET’s WPF, and builds on the former VGScene/DXScene components to let you to build ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Alexander Krakovskii @ 14:07
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ISO 8601 Date, Time and DateTime in Delphi (was: Simple example to show DateTime.Now in ISO 8601 format on ideone.com | Online C# Compiler & Debugging Tool)

The Wiert Corner – In the past I wrote about a Simple example to show DateTime.Now in ISO 8601 format on ideone.com | Online C# Compiler & Debugging Tool , using ISO 8601 in batch-files, and how ISO 8601 is used in Google Calendar URLs. Time to write something about ISO 8601 Date, Time and DateTime and Delphi. ...
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Avoid New MDI Child Resizing Animation (and Delay) in Delphi MDI Applications

About Delphi Programming – in Delphi TIPS :: If you are creating MDI applications using Delphi, you must have noticed some "quirks" or issues that you cannot simply handle / fix from your code. When creating (to show) an MDI child an animation of resizing will take place. This animation might look ugly if the code executed ...

Wednesday, 17. August 2011

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CodeRage 6 Call for Papers is now open!

Sip from the Firehose – We’ve been working on CodeRage 6 planning since the Spring. Now we’ve set the CodeRage 6 date and the call for papers is now open. This will be our sixth annual online conference with exciting and helpful content offered specifically for software developers. CodeRage 6 will take place ...
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