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Archive for July, 2004

Delphi Basics..

Sometimes perusing through the public newsgroups will reveal some real gems among the rough.  Take for instance, there is current a very civilized and informative discussion currently taking place in borland.public.delphi.non-technical regarding different ways to make it easier for the Visual Basic programmer to move to Delphi.  One such thing that came up was this [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on July 20th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

I am not Danny, nor is Danny, I

Danny has found an interesting link to a bit of satire regarding the “pollution” of the Pascal language by Borland and Delphi.  However, once again, this blog post has mentioned this blog, yet the link is to Delphi Compiler Core.  Of course Danny recognized this and even mentioned it in his post.  So I just can’t let this [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on July 20th, 2004 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Mark Edington is now blogging

Well it looks like another cohort in crime has come out of the woodwork to place their mark on the blogging world. Mark Edington is now up and running with this whole blogging thing. Mark is another one of the "old-timers" on the team. He’s been around since before the initial development [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on July 19th, 2004 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Message methods in Delphi for .NET

Just got bit by this little oddity in how Delphi for .NET handles message methods. What is wrong with the following because it will compile? TBaseClass = class(TWinControl) procedure WMLButtonDown(var Message: TWMLButtonDown); message WM_LBUTTONDOWN; end; TNewClass = class(TBaseClass) [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on July 17th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Busy days…

You have probably noticed that there has been a drop in the flow of posts. There are several reasons for this. Most noteably is the fact that there isn’t too much new information at this point that I can talk about. Then there is the fact that we’re currently in the midst [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on July 15th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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