Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Tips and tricks how to avoid common mistakes or how to generally improve your code.

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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Async and Await in TMS Web Core

Today we published a blog article on the TMS Software web site. In this article Leon explains how to write complex asynchronous Web applications with TMS Web Core and Pascal. The trick is that asynchronous calls can be written in … Continue reading

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Did you know…?

Did you know that the RAD Studio Welcome Page shows if you have installed all necessary updates? I just learned that a necessary patch for macOS Big Sur was missing in my installation. Here you can see the current status … Continue reading

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TMS Web Core and FinalBuilder

TMS Web Core offers a command line compiler that can be used in Continuous Integration systems like the FinalBuilder. There you can simply add the so called “Execute Program” action to your project and select the TMSWebCompiler.exe as the program … Continue reading

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ModelMaker Code Explorer

Today I would like to recommend the ModelMaker Code Explorer (MMX) as a must-have IDE plugin. It allows to refactor, sort and organize the code. It also shows bad coding style like long methods, magic numbers and hard-coded strings. Originally … Continue reading

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Did you know…?

Did you know that inside Delphi designtime packages you can use all global Vcl variables like Application and Screen? Particularly the Screen variable is very interesting since it fires events like OnActiveFormChange and also offers the useful Forms collection.  The … Continue reading

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Did you know…?

Did you know that TMS Web Core projects allow to add further file types to a project? One example are .svg files, that are often used in web applications. That’s why the IDE plugin of TMS Web Core allows to … Continue reading

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20 Year Anniversary

Today is a wonderful day. It is the 20th anniversary of TMS Software. I’m sure that most of you know the TMS products like VCL UI Pack, FNC, Flexcel, BIZ and last but not least Web Core. Exactly 20 years … Continue reading

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Did you know…?

Did you know that TMS Web Core supports record helpers for intrinsic types? They are located in the unit WEBLib.Utils and are compatible to the Delphi record helpers but support further methods like e.g.

This is more comfortable and … Continue reading

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Did you know…?

Did you know that the TMS License Generator for TMS Web Core uses TMS FNC components? Not only under Windows but also under MacOS And it also adapts to the OS’s theme (dark/light). Please have a look at the MacOS … Continue reading

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