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Developing for Windows Vista

Two weeks ago we have discussed some of the implications and inconveniences developers and users faced when introduced to Windows Vista. What makes Vista so “unfriendly” for developers? As it had happened before, it is a new guidelines and requirements. It … Continue reading

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Tip: Delphi on Vista to work in XP mode

During the CG’s chat session few days ago, small discussion happened – how to make Delphi to ignore Vista on Vista. No surprise, but it is very easy and feature was in Windows for a few versions already – it … Continue reading

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CodeGear… Going Once, Going Twice,… Sold…

News of the day – CodeGear being finally and quietly sold… to Embarcadero Technologies… At Embarcadero Technologies we know databases, we understand the important role they play in every organization and we love meeting their challenges. It took two+ years … Continue reading

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How to serialize Delphi object

It has been a very lean and easy option of .Net to able serialize/deserialize any serializable object instance. Only closest option in Delphi is to stream the component using WriteComponent/WriteComponentRes of TStream/TWriter (used for Form storage as DFM, for example). It can … Continue reading

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“More then 3.2M developers use CodeGear tools”

It is on front page of CodeGear web-site – “More then 3.2M developers use CodeGear tools worldwide“. Is it a big number? yes. Is is significant number? well, this is the number of developers for ALL CG tools (unique license/developer, … Continue reading

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Object-Oriented Programming

Object-Oriented Programming or OOP is the concept which you can find almost everywhere today. It is required for understanding of many modern programming languages. As a result, you would find it very often as a required skill when reading job … Continue reading

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