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LearnDelphi.TV – In this video we examine some tools and techniques for managing legacy code. This was a replay of a webinar I did with Arena Business Technology, The full blurb: For increased performance, functionality, reliability and manageability Is your code easy to change it? Can you find and eliminate unused ...
LearnDelphi.TV – In this video we take a quick look at how well touch scrolling works on various data-aware controls in Delphi XE7. The result is that TDBGrid doesn't support touch scrolling very well at all (you can do a kind of double flick), TStringGrid, TListBox and TListView all have some degree of support, ...
LearnDelphi.TV – Finding suitable and consistent images for buttons, menus and splash screens can be a difficult task - why not make your own? In this video we focus on how we can draw our own images for Delphi applications (or indeed any application) using Inkscape and other tools. This video was part of CodeRage ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...