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Happy birthday Delphi, have some wine

The Wiert Corner – Now that you’re 21, have a glass of wine and watch this great presentation by Warren Postma which he made for last years birthday: –jeroenFiled under: Delphi, Delphi 1, Delphi 2, Delphi 2005, Delphi 2006, Delphi 2007, Delphi 2009, Delphi 2010, Delphi 3, Delphi 4, Delphi 5, Delphi 6, ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2016-02-14 05:00
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BLDN: December 2015 XE7/XE8 Update Subscription Update got released 20160211 with backported 10 Seattle fixes

The Wiert Corner – Seems they got only released just yesterday because of the QA effort taking a long time. But it’s good news for Delphi/Rad Studio/C++-Builder Update Subscription members: some fixes are now back-ported to 2 Delphi versions. Which is a new milestone in support from Embarcadero. Anyway: BLDN. ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2016-02-13 02:11
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You find a lot of stuff when you are reorganizing your office #TP6 Library…

The Wiert Corner – You find a lot of stuff when you are reorganizing your office #TP6  Library…. I must clean out my closets as well. I think I have similar stuff lying around. –jeroen Filed under: Delphi, Development, History, Software Development, Turbo Pascal
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2016-02-11 05:00
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When your license check is faulty and causes customers to loose work you a cardinal sin

The Wiert Corner – I wrote about this before, named it a cardinal sin too, but I seem to have to repeat this: When your product thinks the license is validate and quits without allowing the customer to save its work, then you’ve committed a cardinal sin. Yes, I can talk about cardinal sins: I’ve been named ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2016-02-04 11:00
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Windows Vista/7/8/… hangs for Windows Common dialogs when your COM initialisation is wrong

The Wiert Corner – A while ago I bumped into this: As of Windows 7 (and probably Vista), the standard Windows Common Item (Open and Save) Dialogs expect the main thread to be initialised with STA because it is easier to support apartment threading in single-threaded apartments because COM provides synchronization on a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2016-02-03 05:00

January 2016

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The forks of SynEdit (in case I need it in Unicode)

The Wiert Corner – Just in case I need SynEdit in Unicode: Old SVN versions are at http://sourceforge.net/projects/synedit/ http://sourceforge.net/projects/syneditnew/ Newer Github repositories are at https://github.com/TurboPack/SynEdit https://github.com/SynEdit/SynEdit The finaly one has a Demos folder and ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2016-01-19 05:00
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From my paper archives: early QuickReport materials and BDE network installation tips

The Wiert Corner – While cleaning up my “attic”, I came across some old QuickReport 1.0 documents and BDE installation tips so I scanned them. I think the first document is by this Lars Søndergaard. The last is by Dave Robinson, then working at Amber Computer Systems Inc, but I could not find on-line ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2016-01-01 11:00

December 2015

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Windows applications: Icons and the Shell; names, sizes, etc.

The Wiert Corner – When adding Icons to your Windows applications a few things matter. Selecting the icon resource The icon selected by the Windows Shell (for modern Windows versions usually Windows Explorer), is the one with the lowest ID. When there is no icon with an ID, it selects the icon with the lowest name. ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-12-23 05:00
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Delphi 10 Seattle version numbers

The Wiert Corner – The ones I know, hopefully they are the only ones as search results are inconclusive: 23.0.20618.2753: Delphi 10 Seattle. 23.0.21418.4207: Delphi 10 Seattle Update 1. –jeroen XE9Filed under: Delphi, Delphi 10 Seattle, Development, Software Development
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-12-22 11:00
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Some links on DUnit test cases and test suites, XML and XSD

The Wiert Corner – DUnit registration can mix TestSuites and TestCases. Some links: JUnit XML format specification (DTD, XSD..) for Unit Test Reports – Stack Overflow. XSD for the XML file that NUnit uses – Stack Overflow. DUnit: Xtreme Unit Testing for Delphi / Mailing Lists: RE: [DUnit-interest] ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-12-17 11:00
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The coding love – When I read and refactor code of another developer

The Wiert Corner – Thanks Stefan Glienke for this picture: When I read and refactor code of another developer –jeroen via: The coding love – When I read and refactor code of another developer.Filed under: .NET, About, Delphi, Development, Software Development
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-12-09 05:00
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DUnit with a twist: Delphi: GUI-testing. Table of contents

The Wiert Corner – Interesting reads despite the level of English: GUI-testing. Table of contents GUI-testing 1. About tests and specially fitted “checkpoints” GUI-testing 2. Thinking of testing GUI-testing 3. Thinking of testing №2 GUI-testing 4. Thinking of testing №3 GUI-testing 5. Thinking of testing №4 GUI- ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-12-08 11:00
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The curse of nested DataSet fields in ClientDataSets: naming conventions

The Wiert Corner – Nested DataSet fields assume identical naming of fields and parameters as Richard Stevens did comment in   So I’m in total n00b mode here. I’m trying to set up a master/detail…. Of course the documentation for that is easy to find. Not. Even this article by Cary Jensen doesn’t ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-12-03 05:00
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Undocumented Delphi record alignment directive – Chee Wee’s blog: IT solutions for Singapore and companies worldwide

The Wiert Corner – Reading a thread with ramblings on failing to understand that packed records overrides the $ALING directive, I found out that there is also an Undocumented Delphi record alignment directive – Chee Wee’s blog: IT solutions for Singapore and companies worldwide. David Heffernan mentioned ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-12-02 11:00
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Wish more people named Peter Sollich for what he did in the Pascal world…

The Wiert Corner – A small video reference to the work that Peter Sollich did for the Pascal world is at around 38:20 in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btGj-PocjeU#t=2298 It is where Allen Bauer talks about his early years at Borland. He talks about a German guy there without naming him. It is Peter ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-12-02 05:00
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