Category Archives: Delphi

VirtualTreeView Version 6.6.0

I just updated the TurboPack version of the VirtualTreeView to the version 6.6.0 and asked Embarcadero to update GetIt.

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Nice Approach For Exception Safe Code

Maybe everyone knows the issue with code that is not exception safe. Let’s see an example:

The function MyFunction returns an instance of an object which is normally no problem. But MyFunction creates the instance and then runs further … Continue reading

Posted in Delphi, FireMonkey, RAD Studio 10 Seattle, RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin, RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo, RAD Studio XE5, RAD Studio XE6, RAD Studio XE7, RAD Studio XE8, Tips and Tricks | 7 Comments

PNG Components and Tokyo

This week I received an email from Uwe Raabe that he has updated his png components under bitbucket. That’s why I just updated the TurboPack version under GitHub. As I mentioned in a previous post the RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo … Continue reading

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TFile.Size 2.0

Yesterday I got a suggestion for a better implementation for TFile.Size from Stefan Glienke. Many thanks for it, Stefan. In order to make the code compatible to other functions in System.IOUtils, I modified it in the way that I’m raising … Continue reading

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TFile.Size

I use very often the System.IOUtils units with the wonderful classes/records TPath, TDirectory and TFile. They are much more comfortable than the old functions from System.SysUtils like FindFirst etc.. But there is one method I’m really missing: It is the … Continue reading

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RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo and TurboPack

Maybe most of you already heard that the next release of RAD Studio will be 10.2 Tokyo. Additionally to supporting Win32, Win64, MacOS, iOS and Android RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo will support Linux64. As always¬† I updated the TurboPack libraries … Continue reading

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IMAPSize

From time to time I’m making backups from my IMAP account. Therefore I’m using a small tool called IMAPSize. IMAPSize is written in Delphi 5 and the code is hosted under sourceforge. Last week it has been impossible to connect … Continue reading

Posted in Delphi, RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin, SourceForge, Third Party Components, Tips and Tricks, TurboPack | 5 Comments

EncodeString

This week I had to migrate an application from Delphi XE3 to Delphi Berlin and this application uses a Base64 encoding. Normally Base64 encoding is not difficult stuff and Delphi XE3 simply offers the function EncodeString in the unit Soap.EncdDecd. … Continue reading

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GitHub or Bitbucket

I’m currently hosting the TurboPack components under GitHub but which not surprisingly supports Git. But normally I’m working with HG because of the great TortoiseHG tool. With the the help of the HGGit extension I can use TortoiseHG with Git … Continue reading

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RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin and TurboPack

Maybe most of you already heard the latest news, today RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin shipped. With the release of the version of RAD Studio I updated the TurboPack libraries. You can download the TurboPack libraries manually from the TurboPack website … Continue reading

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