Category: IDE

Brisbane Meeting – June 2016

Wednesday June 1st at 5:30pm to 9pm.

Calling all Delphi-ites!

The next Brisbane meeting, on Wednesday June 1st, is one you don’t want to miss. Please note, the meeting is open for anyone who wishes to attend; an ADUG membership is not required.… Continue reading ›

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Three Dimensional FireMonkey Component Design

FireMonkey provides access to three dimensional object creation and manipulation. While it is fun to build complex objects by connecting together the supplied primitives  (Rectangle, Cone, Sphere, etc.) this could get very tedious so I want to explore creating more complex objects directly in code.… Continue reading ›

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A use for code folding

Here’s my tip on how to use the IDE’s code folding feature for good rather than evil.… Continue reading ›

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Creating a Dock Shortcut for Platform Assistant (paserver) on a Mac

It may be handy to create a “shortcut” to start the paserver application without typing the password. I forgot the password I used at OS X profile a few times and this solution solved my problem. To do this simple task I used Apple Script.… Continue reading ›

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Extend search to form files

Recently I worked on a project with many forms and database components, where I had to change the references in the components itself.

The problem I had was to find and edit all the components which had a special keyword / reference in it!… Continue reading ›

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How to embed video into your source code

In this post, I will be showing how to embed publicly hosted video into your Delphi source code.… Continue reading ›

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Using tortoise svn 1.7 and Delphi XE2

Just a heads up for anyone using tortoise svn 1.7 and Delphi XE2.

It is extremely rare that I’ve needed to use svn via the command line, but in trying it today I received a spurious error:

"svn: '.' is not a working copy"Continue reading ›

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