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March 2020

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Delphi Tip of the Day - Object Inspector Search

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – I was watching an excellent video on how to use the batch move capabilities within Delphi to import text data into a database and had one of those "What the heck just happened" moments. The object inspector was only displaying the "Name" property.What the heck just happened...I rewound the video by ...
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Delphi - SQLite Sample Projects

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – I've been exploring SQLite within Delphi. There are several sample SQLite applications that come with Delphi if you selected to install the samples during setup. I've put together the list of SQLite samples that are available.The common samples file path is located here:..\Studio\20.0\Samples\Object ...
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Delphi Tip of the Day - OnShow SetFocus

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – I'm creating a simple database program to explore how SQLite works within Delphi. I want to be able to switch between three databases: Album, Test, and World. So I added a TComboBox and populated the Items property with three values; Album, Test, World. I also set TextHint := 'Choose ...
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February 2020

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Delphi Tip of the Day - Autosave Project Desktop

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – I am not a full-time Delphi guy. So, when I'm learning Delphi by reading OPC (other people's code) I want to make the best of my time. I was studying some code from Cary Jensen that goes with Chapter 6 of his Delphi in Depth: FireDAC book.When I was done understanding a section of his code, I simply ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2020-02-23 13:54
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Delphi Revisited: Database Application Design

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – I have been creating database applications for over 30 years. Unfortunately, I have never been able to create a single database application in Delphi. That's a very sad fact. One that I'm not very proud of. Because I've been unable to create a database application with Delphi, I considered myself ...
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December 2019

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When You Don't Know, What You Don't Know

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – I've been in a rut for about the past six months. Not just a Delphi programming rut but a "life rut". What's worse, I knew I was in a rut and thought I was trying to get out of it only to realize I wasn't. Then this morning came and... I now know what I didn't know."I knew I was in a rut and thought ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-12-29 17:55

September 2019

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Delphi Tip of the Day - Who's up First?

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – I'm working on updating my old flagship product and I ran into an issue where a file kept getting deleted on startup. I could not for the life of me figure out where this was happening. I wound up adding vcl.Dialogs to all of the units and then adding code to the Initialization section of each unit ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-09-07 23:59

August 2019

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Delphi Tip of the Day - Rounding (Again!)

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – It's been over 7 years since I dove into the mystical world of rounding numbers within Delphi. It's amazing how much code actually gets written in support of the main stuff an application does. I am so glad I wrote my blog... it's the one place I can go back to when I find gaps from my hard drive ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-08-11 14:57

July 2019

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Stop saying "I don't have time" - Say "It's not a priority"

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – That little switch from saying "I don't have time", to saying "It's not a priority" is a HUGE game changer. I learned about this from a co-worker last week. She didn't invent it... she heard it and passed it on to me. So, I'm passing it on to you.I started using it immediately. It's my new mantra. ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-07-30 02:33
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Delphi Tip of the Day - TODO or not TODO

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – I tend to be a scatter-brain when it comes to Delphi.Really? Tend to be? "No Gunny. You are a scatter-brain when it comes to Delphi." I can hear all of you who know me saying this. That's fine.. I fully embrace it. I am a scatter-brain, especially when it comes to everything Delphi. There is so much ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-07-28 16:58
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Delphi Makes Updating Old Code Very Easy (Hidden Gem)

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – When my computer hard drive crashed in October 2018 I was really upset. The hard drive was completely shot and unrecoverable. I lost all of the code I had been working on... ARRRGH! The last backup I had was taken in March 2015. Yup, 3 1/2 years of Delphi, Evelated DB, and SQL code GONE!I ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-07-27 07:06

June 2019

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Say what you mean and mean what you say!

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – How often are you or your words misinterpreted? Do you even know? Would someone tell you? Or would you go on with life thinking everything is just honky dory. Only to find out later things were not just fine, you only thought they were.I attended a Toastmasters Leadership Institute training ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-06-09 21:01

March 2019

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Delphi Tip of the Day - Forward Declarations. Solving the Chicken or the Egg Problem.

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – Today's Delphi Tip of the Day is about resolving "which came first, the chicken or the egg". Because Delphi is a strongly typed language you can't refer to something until it's been defined. However, there are situations where you want to refer to something NOW, but unfortunately it hasn't been ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-03-09 15:54
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Delphi Tip of the Day - What is the "A" prefix I see used on parameters?

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – Today's Delphi Tip of the Day is all about consistent naming conventions. Consistency in the Delphi and Object Pascal language makes it easier to read and comprehend the code.I have often wondered why the "A" prefix is used on Delphi parameters. Instead of just accepting it a some esoteric thing as ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Michael Riley @ 2019-03-05 02:01

February 2019

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Expert Delphi - Code Errata

Cape Cod Gunny Does Delphi – For the past month I have been making my way through Pawel Gloawcki's book Expert Delphi. I love this book. I am having fun and learning so much. I completed the "Game of Memory" application from Chapter 4, and it works pretty good.I initially ran into an issue running The Game of Memory on my ...
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