Category Archives: C++-Builder

AsyncPro

Today I fixed another issue in AsyncPro. As I explained in one of my previous posts, it is a very ancient library and should not be used in new programs.

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AsyncPro

Today I fixed an issue in AsyncPro. If I may quote the description of AsyncPro: Async Professional is a comprehensive communications toolkit for Embarcadero Delphi and C++Builder. It provides direct access to serial ports, TAPI, and the Microsoft Speech API. … Continue reading

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SysTools

I received a pull request for the SysTools library. This request includes full support for Lazarus. I’m really impressed and say many thanks for this great work!

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Abbrevia

As I often mentioned I’m maintaining the TurboPack components in my spare time. Today I fixed an issue in Abbrevia. There was a problem compiling under POSIX.

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PNG Components

Today I also fixed two hints in the PNG Components library. I never used them in a real application so that I cannot say if I can recommend them or not.

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OnGuard FMX

After a long time I found some time and fixed an issue in the TurboPack component OnGuard FMX. As usual I can only recommend this library for legacy projects, but anyway I hope I could help this user.

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PowerPDF

I fixed an issue in the PowerPDF components. The problem was that the C++Builder IDE didn’t show the installed components. For all who are waiting for such a fix, please be patient since I’m doing this in my spare time. … Continue reading

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MustangPeak

This week I added some minor changes to the MustangPeak components. It is some time ago that I worked on these components, but this week a customer needed these changes. I hope that someone can profit from this work.

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VirtualTreeView

Today I merged the VirtualTreeView from TurboPack with the version from GitHub. As soon as EMBT has updated GetIt, you can download this library directly from inside the RAD Studio IDE.

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Encoding of .pas files

This week I would like to talk about the encoding of .pas files. Normally they are ANSI encoded which is no problem since all Delphi statements are ASCII encoded. But the exception are comments. Many developers overlook this issue, but … Continue reading

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