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October 2014

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Movie #106 - Express Quantum Grid First Impressions

LearnDelphi.TV – Here we take a look at the Express Quantum Grid from DevExpress.  This is the first in a series, and in this video we take a look at what the end user sees if we leave all the properties on their defaults.  We contrast this with what you get with the standard TDBGrid that comes in Delphi.  The video ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-10-22 22:23

August 2014

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Movie #105 - Refactoring Skill Spring

LearnDelphi.TV – This video is a replay of the Skill Sprint that I produced for Embarcadero.  Refactoring is a set techniques for modifying existing code without changing its external behavior, this allows you to improve the quality of existing code without breaking it or to modify existing code to make adding a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-08-11 04:39

July 2014

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Movie #104 - Loops with Guard Clauses

LearnDelphi.TV – Sometimes loops can get quite complex with lots of conditional logic and deep nesting.  Have a look at this video for a technique to reduce this complexity.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-07-28 22:19
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Movie #103 - Property Code Templates

LearnDelphi.TV – It can be quite an effort typing out a property declaration on an interface with getter and setter methods, in this video you will learn to save yourself a bunch of time by using one of the code templates available in Delphi.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-07-25 07:32
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Movie #102 - Alignment Ordering Problem

LearnDelphi.TV – You may have noticed if you align a bunch of controls to one side then toggle their visibility property their order can change. This can be a bit annoying for building a consistent UI, but in this video I explain a simple work around.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-07-25 07:29

June 2014

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Movie #101 - Component Prefix Wizard

LearnDelphi.TV – In this video we are going to continue to look at features of CnPack, this time the Component Prefix Wizard.  This allows you to quickly and easily name components with consistent prefixes.  It's five and half minutes long and you can watch it on YouTube.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-06-30 05:21
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Movie #100 - Structural Highlighting

LearnDelphi.TV – In this video we take a look at using structural highlighting, and how it can help make your code easier to understand.  This is one of the many cool features of the free Delphi IDE plugin CnWizards from CnPack.org.  I hope to cover some of it's other features in future videos.  This video is under ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-06-18 06:26

May 2014

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Interview #2 - Marco Cantú

LearnDelphi.TV – While in Auckland, at the Delphi XE6 product demo I had the opportunity to spend some time with Marco Cantú, Product manager for Delphi.  I naturally took my video camera and recorded an hour and a quarter with Marco.  This video is available on YouTube, watch it here. After spending several hours ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-05-05 06:58

April 2014

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Book Review #16 - Coding in Delphi

LearnDelphi.TV – In this YouTube video, I do a brief review of Nick Hodges new book Coding in Delphi.  The executive summary of the review is: If you are using a version of Delphi greater than 2010, then you should read it.  I really enjoyed the book and found much of the content useful - you probably will to.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-04-25 04:48
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Movie #99 - Mouse Cursors in FireMonkey

LearnDelphi.TV – In this YouTube video we look at how to change the mouse cursor in FireMonkey in a way that should work on all platforms (although I've not tested it). We further look at how we can do this with a single line of code, using a cleaver trick by returning an interface from a function. The video is ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-04-21 09:32
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Blog #18 - ADUG 2014 Interviews

LearnDelphi.TV – While at the 2014 ADUG Symposium in Brisbane, I interviewed a number of attendees and found out what they use Delphi for.  Watch the video on YouTube.  It runs to about 12 minutes.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-04-09 10:10

February 2014

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Movie #98 - Exit

LearnDelphi.TV – In this video we take a look at a couple of features of the Delphi exit statement.  These are the fact that you can specify a parameter to the exit statement, and that finally blocks are always obeyed even when you call exit.  It's two minutes long.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-02-03 06:09
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Movie #96 - Exit

LearnDelphi.TV – In this video we take a look at a couple of features of the Delphi exit statement.  These are the fact that you can specify a parameter to the exit statement, and that finally blocks are always obeyed even when you call exit.  It's two minutes long.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2014-02-03 06:09

October 2013

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Movie #97 - Common Delphi Coding Anti-Patterns

LearnDelphi.TV – During this session you'll either be thinking "I do that" (and hopefully you'll stop) or "I remember doing that" (while cringing at the memory). There are certain coding patterns that all Delphi programmers seem to use at some stage - some of them sub-optimal, some weird, and some just plain wrong. ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2013-10-22 05:20
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Movie #96 - Escaping the Try...Finally...Free Nest

LearnDelphi.TV – We all want to do the right thing with memory management and make sure we tidy up after ourselves. However as our code gets buried in successive layers of object allocation, try, finally, free "nests" it all becomes a bit onerous -- and, well, resembling a pterodactyl nest. In this session, we look ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? alister@learndelphi.tv @ 2013-10-22 05:16
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