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Wednesday, 14. September 2011

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Windows Metro Style Apps Developer Downloads: very early version of Windows 8

The Wiert Corner – The download page states The Windows Developer Preview is a pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. But of course this is also interesting to designers and regular users: getting a hands-on impression of what Metro will bring to Windows 8. –jeroen via: Windows Metro Style Apps Developer ...
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RAD Studio XE2 World Tour Webinar - September 27th

Delphi Insider – Experience the RAD Studio World Tour at a Free WebinarIf you couldn’t make it to one of the 70+ live RAD Studio XE2 World Tour events, you can still participate in the excitement by attending a free online version of the event! RAD Studio XE2 World Tour WebinarSeptember 27, 20116:00am,11:00am and ...
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David I "Round the World Tour in 13 Days" report - Cologne/Moscow

Sip from the Firehose – Two more stops are complete on my RAD Studio XE2 world tour.  Last Saturday I was in Cologne Germany for the Delphi Tage 2011 conference.  Tuesday I was in Moscow for the RAD Studio XE2 launch.  We had more than 280 enthusiastic attendees in both cities.  It was great to see all of the excitement ...
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Delphi XE2 x64 Extended floating point support: CodeCentral 28488 TExtendedX87: FPU-backed 80-bit Extended type for Win64

The Wiert Corner – in the Delphi 64 world, there is no official support for the Extended data type for various reasons. If you really need it, then you can use the TExtendedX87 unit by Philipp M. Schlüter as mentioned in this Embarcadero forum thread. –jeroen Via: 28488 TExtendedX87: FPU-backed 80-bit Extended ...
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Condition Variable – the new way to wait for changes

JEDI Windows API – With Windows Vista we got a new tool for communicating over multiple threads: condition variables. I’ll try to give you a short overview, tell you, why it is better then events and illustrate the whole theory with some code snippets. Hopefully it will be funny.  :) What is a conditional ...
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Life after 2.1: Parallel data production [Introducing Parallel.Task]

The Delphi Geek – An interesting problem appeared on StackOverflow shortly ago – how to generate large quantities of data as fast as possible and store it in a file. (As one could expect) I wrote a parallel solution using OmniThreadLibrary, more specifically the Parallel.ForEach high-level primitive. I’m not posting ...
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For technical reasons or the strange XE2 platform order

Uwe's Delphi blog – Do you see what is wrong with the following screenshot? You do not see it? Really? Okay the “wrong” thing on the screenshot above is that the platforms are ordered. Usually it looks like this The platform order in XE2 is not alphabetically nor in the order you have enabled the ...
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Tuesday, 13. September 2011

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Platform Independence Version Dependencies in the XE2 RTL

Te Waka o Delphi – So I have spent about a week now with XE2 and FireMonkey and thought I would share some of the experience so far. After an initial peek and poke around, the first order of business for me was to migrate some of my existing code to the new RTL. First on the list was my [...]
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DelphiLive keynote overview

TURBU Tech – I just got out of the DelphiLive keynote, presented by Michael Swindell and various other members.  As you can imagine, it was mostly about XE2 and demoing the new technologies, with a lot of talk about FireMonkey and using it for cross-platform development.  Here’s what really caught my ...
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ElevateDB: Stored Procedures Part 5

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – In the last post of this series ElevateDB: Stored Procedures Part 4 I told you I would share with you the optimized version of the stored procedure written by Tim Young from ElevateSoft and I will. However, I need to point out that the monthly payment was calculated differently between the ...
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Two more FastMM XE2 updates on SourceForge.net in the SVN SCM trunk:

The Wiert Corner – Earlier this week, I wrote about FastMM XE2 update on SourceForge.net in the SVN SCM trunk. Pierre le Riche has been busy, and got the x64 FullDebugMode working with these two changes to the SourceForge.net: FastMM: SCM: Revision 37: x64 FullDebugMode with raw strack trace Revision 38: x64 stack ...
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Crypting Your INI (Configuration) Files

About Delphi Programming – in INI Files :: In most of my applications I'm using INI files to store configuration options. INI files are text based documents with a simple structure. A user can open your INI files using Notepad or similar applications and see or manually change the content. For one particular situation I ...
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Pictures from Paris and Koln Delphi Events

Marco's Tech Blog – The Delphi XE2 events in Paris and Koln have been quite crowded. I spoke about FireMonkey at both. I also enjoyed the conversations, something you really miss at online events. And spend some time in paris, for my birthday. So here are some cell-phone quality pictures. ...
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Android development with Oxygene for Java

RemObjects Blogs – A short introduction to Android development with Oxygene for Java. Also check out the primer at wiki.oxygenelanguage.com.
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Delphi Jobs in Pennsylvania

Michael Swindell – Gateway Ticketing is hiring Delphi developers in the greater Philadelphia area. Gateway Ticketing is a cool company that creates ticketing systems for amusement parks, cultural attractions (museums and zoos), and transportation systems. Bonus, you get to work with Rockstars! Share This | Email this ...
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