Category Archives: RAD Studio 10.4 Sydney

TBytesStream

I guess that you all already worked with a TBytesStream. It is derived from a TMemoryStream and offers direct access to the underlying TBytes:

So far so good, the problem is that a TMemoryStream allocates more memory than the … Continue reading

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Hybrid Web applications

This week TMS held a webinar about the next release 1.8 of TMS Web Core which includes the next version of Miletus. Miletus is a framework that allows you to create HTML and CSS based web applications for the desktop. … 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 part 2

In my last post I explained that it is a good strategy to encode .pas files in UTF8. From RAD Studio 10.4 you can set under “Tools/Options/User Interface/Editor” the “Default file encoding” to UTF8. In older versions of RAD Studio … Continue reading

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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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The Power of Delphi

One of my customers is working with Delphi for more than 20 years and he is now using the same codebase for an incredible number of project types. These types will show you how powerful Delphi is compared to other … Continue reading

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Delphi 10.4.2

I just installed Delphi 10.4.2 and compiled a huge customer’s project. This project has about 2.3 million lines of code. Normally it is written and maintained with Delphi 10.3.3 Rio. For working inside the IDE it is compiled for Win32 … Continue reading

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HTML templates in Web Core

Did you know that you can connect TMS Web Core applications to existing websites? This is a very important feature since it allows you to create websites by web designers and then implement the business logic in pure Pascal. But … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Hi all, today is Delphi’s 26th Anniversary! Happy birthday to this wonderful development language! I started to work with Delphi 2 and used Delphi 1 for legacy 16 bit applications. From this moment I used all Delphi versions 1, 2, … Continue reading

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