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Archive for October, 2003

Avalon: Yes, the Picture’s Changing

Avalon: Yes, the Picture’s Changing
Here’s a response that I posted to the above article:
I can see everyone rolling their eyes at the loony that is about to make this statement.
The movement of the declarative "InitializeComponents()" code to another more suitable "language" is nothing new, nor earth-shattering. [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 31st, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Editor pair highlighting

Since one of my BorCon talks has been canceled, I will begin to post some of the content that was planned here. To get things started, here’s one item that applies to C#Builder (and the upcoming Delphi 8, codenamed "Octane").
Modifying which character pairs the IDE highlights:
Insert standard disclaimer [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 29th, 2003 under Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Talks canceled

Due to product scheduling constraints, one of my BorCon talks has been cancelled. The "IDE Spelunking" talk will not take place on Tuesday, November 4 as planned. The Open Tools API talk is also in danger of being canceled as well. This stinks… I’ll also [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 28th, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Borland at this year’s Microsoft PDC

Marco Russo - Borland at PDC
It seems that some folks are certainly noticing the conspicuous placement of Borland at this year’s Microsoft PDC. And, since BorCon is after MS’ PDC, there’ll be a lot of continued buzz… You don’t want to miss it.
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Posted by Allen Bauer on October 26th, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Managed code gotcha’s…

.NET Framework Security: Using Win32 and Other Libraries (Working with C#)
Just learned a little lesson when working with managed code and P/Invoke. If you are providing a delegate as a callback to a P/Invoke’d Windows API function, make absolutely sure you hold a reference to that delegate for [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 25th, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Ryan Dawson on Longhorn (in hot water…)

Ryan Dawson on Longhorn
Whoops… somebody raised a few eyebrows at MS ;-)… Ryan’s previous post has been expunged and he doesn’t even work for MS. I still have a cached copy though.
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Posted by Allen Bauer on October 24th, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Ryan Dawson on Longhorn

Ryan Dawson on Longhorn
All I can say is… wow… So, Ryan, who peed in your Wheaties? The thing is I agree with a lot of what he said, but you can catch more flies with honey than vinegar.
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Posted by Allen Bauer on October 23rd, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

BorCon prep

Yes, it’s been a few days since my last entry.. well I’ve been up to my eyeballs trying to complete some deliveries. We have got to have a reasonably stable build of stuff available for all those demos at this years’ BorCon. This also has to be [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 23rd, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Some photos from BorCon 2002

Here’s some photos I took last year in Anaheim, California at BorCon 2002. This is while at Disney’s California Adventure for the Tuesday evening event. You can see me in the foreground sitting next to Chris Anderson with Eddie Churchill in the front. I presume he’s begging [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 18th, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

BorCon adjustments

Time is certainly a limited commodity. With BorCon now only 14 days away… I’ve not been able to spend any appreciable time preparing for my talks. So with that, I’ve been able to convince Eddie Churchill, take over one of my talks. So I’m now down [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 18th, 2003 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

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