WOW6432Node issues with CHM help and Outlook custom actions

For those of you who are using Windows 7 64-bit and might be encountering issues with either opening HTMLHelp files or using Outlook 2007 custom actions:

Problems opening CHM files from Delphi apps

In the 32 bit version of Windows 7 if you were getting errors such as ‘Action cancelled’ when opening network based .CHM… Continue reading ›

Smart Pointers

Smart pointers have a few uses, the most common being for memory management, providing a way of automatically managing the lifetime of an object in non garbage collected languages. In Delphi this is similar to what you get with reference counted interfaces but a smart pointer implementation does this in a generic way such that all objects can be managed without having to change the existing class (no need to implement interfaces or descend from TInterfacedObject).… Continue reading ›

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 ›