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Archive for June, 2004

To float or not.. redux..

The comments on my last post were all very good. There’s a few, however, I figured I’d address with another entry since some folks don’t nessesarily read the comments.
What I always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask: Why is the default Form position poDesigned and not poDefault?
This will [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on June 30th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

To float to not to float…

In other words, embedded designers or stand-alone top-level designers. This argument has certainly served to polarize the Delphi community more than anything else has in recent years. There are those that only accept a "pure" traditional Delphi style designer, there are those that don’t seem to care one way or another, and then [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on June 29th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 19 Comments »

New Skin…

OK… I finally spent a few moments and created a new .Text skin (that probably works only in Internet Explorer… that resembles the skin I use on my original blog site. It’s not perfect, but it at least has most of the elements I wanted. Did I mention that CSS w/ HTML [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on June 25th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Welcome…

Welcome to my new home on the web. From now on I’ll be posting to this server which is officially hosted by Borland. However, please be aware that the same disclaimer still applies. Any views expressed here are my own and not those of my employer, Borland Software Corp. As soon [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on June 23rd, 2004 under Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Anders Hejlsberg still evokes all manners of awe..

Chris Sells’ post, My First Presentation For A Distinguished Engineer, underscores the level of respect and awe that Anders Hejlsberg still commands as a Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft. It is just interesting when other folks seem to be thoroughly enthralled and "star-struck" about the fact that Anders requested [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on June 7th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

This ain’t no one or two man show…

A little comment about Danny’s post. While Danny and I have been elevated to new roles and responsibilities, I must also say that this doesn’t by any stretch mean that we are the sole descision makers on technical matters. Quite the contrary in fact. In order [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on June 4th, 2004 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Moving day drawing near…

It looks like I’ll be moving this blog to an official Borland hosted blogging site in the very near future. When that happens, everyone will need to update their links and RSS/Atom feed references. I also hope to be moving the existing content to the new server [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on June 4th, 2004 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Bootstrapping…

This is my first blog post to the new Borland blog server.   I’m now in the process of bootstrapping the new site… Stay tuned.  For how you can go to http://homepages.codegear.com/abauer.  
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Posted by Allen Bauer on June 4th, 2004 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Patent Trolls

Technology industry hits out at ‘patent trolls’
This is an interesting article about the current state of the US Patent System. In general, I certainly think that there should be a government sanctioned method of granting exclusive rights to use a certain invention for a period of time. [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on June 3rd, 2004 under Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I wish.

Danny posted this bit of information regarding his and my promotions to Chief Scientist and Principal Architect, respectively. Not much more I can say.
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Posted by Allen Bauer on June 3rd, 2004 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

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