October 2008

Making IndexOf Faster – Roger Connell (Innova Solutions)

Roger had an application which took 20 or 30 seconds to close in some situations. The cause was a Tlist object that was accessed using IndexOf in the database close process. Roger looked at the Tlist code for the first time. It was a surprisingly simple matter to add a better search/sort implementation to make Tlists perform even better when loaded with a large number of objects.

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Using Delphi 2009. – Richard King (Creative Analytics)

Richard had been upgrading a major project to 2009. He discussed his experiences as an early adapter.