Monthly Archives: April 2017

Converted dfm to Text Format

Today Stefan Glienke mentioned at Google+ that there are some libraries which still use the binary format for dfm files. This is an issue since it is nearly impossible to recognize the changes in your vcs. I do remember old … Continue reading

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Free Capacities

Hi all, I currently have free capacities. I’m looking for remote contract work. I’m a specialist in all Delphi versions, particularly components, SQL databases, ORM and multi-threading. — Thanks, Roman

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Supports

This week I had to maintain some legacy code that uses many interfaces and supports in order to find out if a specific interface is supported:

One of the tasks I had to do is to replace the interfaces … Continue reading

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FreeAndNil

There are a lot of articles about the use and abuse of FreeAndNil but there is one point I really don’t like about FreeAndNil: It is not type-safe. Let’s have a look at the implementation:

The comment describes the … Continue reading

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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

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