Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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

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 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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Did you know…?

Did you know that each TMS Web project has its own project/options? As you can see in the screenshot below there is a new section “TMS Web” under the well-known project/options dialog. To make it easy for you to use … Continue reading

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Orpheus

During the last days I fixed two bugs in the good old Orpheus components. Both were related to the TPictureField component. As I mentioned several times you can use Orpheus in legacy code, but you should avoid to use it … Continue reading

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Did you know that Delphi allows to add associated files to existing units? For example you can add .html and .css files to a unit, so that they are shown in the project manager. Here is a screenshot: This can … Continue reading

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Hands On With Delphi Part 2

Today I received my copy of Holger Flick’s new book “Hands On With Delphi Part 2“. From what Holger said I received the first copy of this great new book. Many thanks to Holger for this wonderful work!

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