Melbourne Meeting – February 2009

February 2009

Indy and Unicode: Open source FAIL? – Grahame Grieve (Kestral Computing)

The introduction of Unicode into Delphi 2009 was a major challenge for third party developers. Indy is such a product. It is also an Open Source Development yet it is delivered shrink wrapped with Delphi.… Continue reading ›

Melbourne Meeting – November 2008

November 2008

Software Rules an Historic Background – Jim Duff (UCars)

Jim put general software rules in an historic context. Jim’s ancient but enlightening research can be obtained here. It includes a plethora of references.

Software Rules and Myths – The Assembly

Good coding practice abounds with “rules” – One object per file, Variable naming conventions, Close coupling is universally bad, etc.… Continue reading ›