December 2013

Operator overloading – Robert Pallot (Frontier Software)

Operator Overloading was introduced in Delphi 7 for .Net. Delphi XE added methods and properties to records, allowing VCL programs to use operator overloading. Robert showed how this can make for readable code, using matrix operations as an example. Presentation and source code (318KB)

Polygon Clipping as applied to ECAD – Brian Watson (Desktop EDA)

Brian gave a presentation on the internals of his PADS ASCII Modeler program which turns PADS ASCII data into a 3D model of a printed circuit board. Product page