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Wednesday, 17. August 2011

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LiveBindings - what do you expect?

Delphi sorcery – Since the start of the RAD Studio XE2 World Tour the word is out. Delphi XE2 will have 64-bit compiler, support for OSX and iOS applications with their new FireMonkey GUI framework and LiveBindings. If you haven't read the detailed RAD STUDIO XE2: Launch Event Report yet - now is the time to do ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? noreply@blogger.com @ 19:27
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Changes in the Data Abstract samples suite

RemObjects Blogs – Before the next upcoming release, I would like to highlight several changes concerning our DataAbstract Samples suite. Provided sample domain with the Relativity Server: With the next release, we will provide Relativity Server with a new sample domain named PCTrade Sample that will contain a single ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Alexander @ 15:08
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What innocuous-looking unit tests can uncover…

DelphiTools – I’ve recently been adding DWScript snippets to Rosetta Code, using them as unit tests as well. Quite a few of Rosetta Code’s tasks consist in mathematical tasks, and I was wondering, how many math tests do you really need? Well, quite a few! While implementing the Lucas-Lehmer test, it ...
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some reflections on #Delphi #FireMonkey support for #iOS based on the #FPC compiler that caused quite a surprise

The Wiert Corner – When looking over a few forums, it seems that the way Delphi XE2 will support FireMonkey on iOS (by using FPC aka the FreePascal Compiler) was very surprising, even for the FPC dev team. Actually, Embarcadero’s Michael Swindell posted some very interesting reactions on the Lazarus forum and ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 07:00
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Version Insight Plus Beta 4

Uwe's Delphi blog – I have fixed some more bugs in Version Insight Plus and the Community Version and here is finally Beta 4. You do not know what “Plus” is all about? If yes, check my first Plus blog post. This is the list of the changes: Improvement: Defer state flushs during compilation to avoid ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Uwe Schuster @ 02:03

Tuesday, 16. August 2011

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CodeRage 6 is coming - call for papers is going on now

Delphi Insider – CodeRage 6, the sixth annual version of our online developer's conference is coming October 17-21, 2011. The call for papers is open now through August 23. If you're interested in presenting, now is the time to submit your information.
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Preserve The Value of a Pointer Type Value Parameter in Delphi Callbacks for Simple Types

About Delphi Programming – in Delphi TIPS :: Oh, what a stupid title. :( The title is about 4 lines of code - a trick when using simple types like integers for Pointer type value parameters in callback functions. Ha, again this makes no sense :( Ok, let's try it this way: how to preserve the value of a simple type variable, ...
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My contributions to the Delphi community at RosettaCode

Yanniel's notes – RosettaCode is a wiki site that gathers a collection of programming tasks being resolved in as many programming languages as possible.You can post solutions to a particular task using a particular language (Delphi, Java, C++, C#, Ruby, the list goes and goes).  All solutions to the same task ...
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Hide the utter "Create" constructor of TObject in Delphi

Yanniel's notes – In Delphi, constructors can be inherited; this doesn’t happen in Java, C# and C++ for example. Furthermore, constructors in Delphi can have multiple and different names; usually they are called Create, but this is just a convention, since you can define a constructor with whatever name you choose.In ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Yanniel @ 00:45

Monday, 15. August 2011

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Back to the 80s: Apple Pascal on the Lisa Machine

The Wiert Corner – Talking about Pascal history: Index of /pdf/apple/lisa/pascal_monitor. That was then, soon it will become easy to write Pascal apps for Apple iOS using Delphi XE2 –jeroen Filed under: Delphi, Development, Software Development
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 19:00
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Greatest Blog Post Title Ever?

Nick Hodges – Okay, more from my Embarcadero blog. This is kind of becoming a greatest hits combined with a trip down memory lane. I particularly remember this conversation-turned-blog-entry. It was the result of a late-night, late-in-the-development cycle conversation that had us all laughing very, very hard. ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? nick@nickhodges.com @ 18:51
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Implementing the Singleton Design Pattern in Delphi without Global Variables

Yanniel's notes – The purpose of this post is NOT to cover the insights and applicability of the Singleton pattern, instead  I just pretend to give you a Delphi code snipped that implements it. This implementation is focused in avoiding variables that are global to the unit (or Unit Global Variables).Fist of ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Yanniel @ 16:54
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Press Release: Embarcadero’s Delphi Reaps Three Consecutive Years of Double Digit Growth Since Acquisition from Borland

Delphi Insider – This press release went out this morning about the growth of Delphi over the past few years. I'm very grateful to all of our great customers who are using Delphi and recommending Delphi so we can report great results like this. Embarcadero’s Delphi Reaps Three Consecutive Years of Double Digit ...
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What Not To Do When You Find a Bug in Your (Delphi) Program

About Delphi Programming – in Fun :: A peaceful Friday, you are just finishing that important big function you have been working on for the last couple of days. The new release of the application is due Monday. 7:07 PM. A fierce voice on the other side of the telephone line: "I just found a bug in your application - it cost ...

Sunday, 14. August 2011

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Want more…Satisfaction

Sip from the Firehose – Some of our customers, in their newgroup and blog posts, tell us they want more satisfaction.  I absolutely agree.  While there aren’t always specific satisfaction requests, we are constantly listening, surveying, visiting, and working every day to keep developers happy and satisfied.  From ...
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