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March 2015

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BitSavers.org just added 7 missing scans of PascalNews newsletters (1975…1983)

The Wiert Corner – For anyone keeping up with Pascal history, these uploads are new: 03_Pascal_Newsletter_Feb75.pdf 04_Pascal_Newsletter_Jul76.pdf 13_Pascal_Newsletter_Dec78.pdf 20_Pascal_Newsletter_Dec80.pdf 21_Pascal_Newsletter_Apr81.pdf 23A_Pascal_Newsletter.pdf 25_Pascal_Newsletter_Apr83.pdf –jeroen via: ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-30 11:00
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Delphi Pipe – Delphi related RSS feed running on Yahoo Pipes – via twm’s blog

The Wiert Corner – New Delphi related RSS feed: Delphi Pipe “A collection of Delphi related RSS streams” which works perfectly fine in Feedly. So it is definitely time for me to really do some Yahoo Pipes research: Since Delphi Feeds doesn’t list my blog any more and generally isn’t very fast in responding ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-28 13:30
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Interfaces are great, but they can be a pain to debug. Forgetting one weak link can lead to Access Violation hell…

The Wiert Corner – Paul Thornton posted a nice question on G+ two weeks ago: Interfaces are great, but they can be a pain to debug. Forgetting one weak link can lead to Access Violation hell. I seem to remember a utility that would let you visualise the links between interfaced objects, but can’t remember what ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-24 05:00
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WPF Tutorial | Dependency Properties

The Wiert Corner – Thanks to the answers for .net – What is a dependency property? – Stack Overflow, I came across this really nice WPF Tutorial | Dependency Properties. It has one of the best explanations on Dependency Properties I’ve ever seen, and it is available online for free (: And yes, this ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-17 05:00
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Interesting presentation at EKON 16: MSBuild Inside the Microsoft Build Engine from Sebastian Gingter

The Wiert Corner – I missed EKON 16 as both they and we moved outside the regular conference season. So I missed this session: EKON 16: MSBuild // Speaker Deck that has these GitHub source examples: gingters/EKON16_MSBuild. Thanks Sebastian Gingter for pointing me at this! msbuild is used by both Visual Studio and ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-11 05:00
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Some notes on OpenSSL, S/MIME, email, various RFC standards and their relations.

The Wiert Corner – Stuff I found out myself: OpenSSL does not like to have a period (dot) at the end of a S/MIME message (like many .EML files have as SMTP basically requires a period to terminate an email message. Indy sometimes changes the ContentType of S/MIME messages; you can reproduce this using the CopyEml ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-10 05:00
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Brutal way to prevent memory errors in Delphi XE7: rename DLLs, loose part of the functionality, but less memory issues – via G+

The Wiert Corner – When the suggestions from Out-of-Memory in RAD XE7 and -noparser from Tried to patch BDS.exe fails to, then this suggestion by Brian Hamilton on G+ might work: From a post in the EMB forum, a work around for XE7 is I follow the hint of Thomas Grusche renaming the following files: ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-05 11:00
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Delphi anonymous method formatting thread going into the direction of functional programming – via: Markus Joos – Google+

The Wiert Corner – Markus Joos started a nice G+ thread on anonymous method formatting which ended up into a discussion of functional programming and a peek into what Spring4D 1.3 can offer. Note you might need to be part of the G+ Delphi Developers Community to read the thread. –jeroenFiled under: Delphi, ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-03 11:00
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RAD Studio 2015 Roadmap – Blogs

The Wiert Corner – Odd that the RAD Studio 2015 Roadmap on the Embarcadero site got published by Brian Alexakis which is relatively unknown in the Delphi community. I wish that ARC for Windows and Linux x86/x64 were on the list: the first since it makes it so much easier to solve ARC problems in libraries, the second ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-03-03 08:00

February 2015

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Fake/Mock SMTP servers and services for use during development

The Wiert Corner – When developing mail sending software, you don’t want all your test mails to proliferate in the world. Luckily there are some SMTP servers and services that allow incoming mail, but don’t forward them: Universal (cloud based service): Mailtrap – fake/dummy smtp server for ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-02-26 05:00
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The way a wiki should work: List of Delphi language features and version in which they were introduced/deprecated – Stack Overflow

The Wiert Corner – This is the way a wiki should work: List of Delphi language features and version in which they were introduced/deprecated – Stack Overflow. Thanks Simon Stuart for asking, and many others (especially Johan) for providing the info. Note the version that is missing (; –jeroenFiled under: ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-02-21 12:16
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GenerateGroupProjConsoleProject fix for Delphi 2007 – jeroenp / BeSharp.net / commit / f7c23ffe4cb1 — Bitbucket

The Wiert Corner – Talking about Delphi 2007 stuff: I needed to generate a bunch of groupproj files for Delphi 2007 (I wrote about legacy yesterday), but found out that my GenerateGroupProjConsoleProject was generating too good XML. So here is the change-set: Allow generating Delphi 2007 .groupproj files (uses a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-02-15 21:17
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Where My Delphi Life Began – via David Millington and Simon Stuart #DelphiWeek

The Wiert Corner – Marketing blast of the past via David Millington – Google+. I got most of the Delphi versions from D2-D6 on PC Plus magazine cover CDs, an English magazine also published in Australia. I wouldn’t be here now if I hadn’t had access to those free copies of Delphi when I was a kid. ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-02-14 11:00
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Happy Birthday AppBuilder^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H Delphi

The Wiert Corner – Normal people would give Valentine presents today. But 20 years ago, Borland thought it was a nice idea to release Delphi. Then a revolutionary new tool and lots of scepticism. Now – after 20 years – still going strong, despite all kinds of funny things that management at Borland, ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-02-13 23:01
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My wish for Delphi: Please bring multi-level undo/redo functionality in the Delphi designer (form, datamodule, etc).

The Wiert Corner – After a hectic week bringing back memories from a long time ago, I remembered the really early Delphi days. Long before QC2747, back when it was still called AppBuilder, several people – including me – made the wish for an undo/redo functionality on the Delphi compuserve board. Back ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-02-13 11:00
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