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Archive for September, 2004

Earthquake!

Yep.. at around 10:15 am PDT, a 6.0 tembler hit about 150 miles south of where I am.  It was certainly a rockin’ and a rollin’.  You can see more information here.  This is an automatically updated page so you’ll need to hit it soon because the information will probably be cleared soon.  
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Posted by Allen Bauer on September 28th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

New Diamondback preview license posted

Michael Swindell just posted to BDN, this article regarding the NDA license that was shipped with the BorCon preview.  So for all you folks out there remaining tight-lipped about the content of your copy of the Diamondback preview, the floodgates are now open.  Sorry for the confusion, folks.  You can now post blog entries, articles, newsgroup messages, [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on September 24th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

Newsgroup leakage…

Looks like TOndrej has snagged a posting I made from the borland.public.delphi.non-technical newsgroup and made a blog entry about it.  I honestly thought that the “-r” command-line switch was actually documented.  Maybe Delphi 8?
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Posted by Allen Bauer on September 23rd, 2004 under Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Danny outlines reason for .NET 1.1 SP1 & D8 breakage

Danny has posted some information on our analysis of the problems that folks are having with the .NET 1.1 SP1 update that was just released a few weeks ago.  Now before you get your knickers in knot, we will at least release an interim patch to get folks back on track.  However it will take some time for [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on September 20th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 15 Comments »

Back at work..

Well I’m back at work now and have jumped head-long into pure “bug-fix” mode for Diamondback.  I guess we should make sure that we deliver it now that we’ve let the world in on the secret ;-)..  This year’s conference was a pure blast!  I really enjoyed meeting with all the “regulars” and the familiar [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on September 16th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Unofficial, unscientific, "just curious" survey.

For all those that attended Borcon, and esspecially those that attended the Diamondback Preview/Meet the Team session on Monday evening, what was your opinion of the format?  Did you like the “fair” style format where you could walk up directly to different areas where the team members were sitting and talk directly with them.  What [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on September 15th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

Finished and winding down…

I just completed my second iterration of my What’s New in Diamondback presentation.  I was pleased that a whole new crowd showed up.  That gave me a chance to cover all my favority bits of Diamondback (read: the bits I worked on ;-)..  I went over the resurrection of the VCL floating designer, true drag-n-drop [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on September 15th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Blogger requests

Danny has posted a good bit of information and request to all you “live” bloggers out there feverishly tapping away at your keyboard while in the middle of a presentation.  He make some very good points and a couple of requests as well.  Since Danny and I do actually talk quite a bit, we both [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on September 14th, 2004 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Nick Hodges takes Spirit of Delphi award

Every year for the past several years, Borland has presented a special award to different Delphi users and luminaries for their outstanding support of Delphi.  They are well-respected within the Delphi community.  At this year’s Diamondback preview and Meet the Delphi Team sesstions, the award was presented to non other than Nick Hodges.  Congratulations, Nick!  This [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on September 14th, 2004 under Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

BorCon presentation..

Well the first installment of my talk is now over.  I’m now sitting in Danny’s talk waiting for him to start.  He’s going to go into the deeper details of what’s new in the Delphi compiler.  This isn’t just the .NET compiler, BTW.  I’m sure that there will be others doing the “live” blog thing.  [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on September 13th, 2004 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

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