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Archive for October, 2006

Assigned or not Assigned, that is the question…

There’s a rather interesting discussion taking place in the news://forums.borland.com/borland.public.delphi.non-technical newsgroups about whether or not the Assigned is better than simply testing for nil.  There’s also some discussion in that same thread going on about FreeAndNil, which I can cover in another post.  As for Assigned, I thought I’d shed some light on why it [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 31st, 2006 under Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

New Delphi Survey.

Be sure to fill out the newly posted survey.  Your feedback is highly valued and greatly appreciated.  I would suggest you block out about 30-45 minutes to completely fill out this survey.  I’d say that it’s one of the more comprehensive surveys we’ve had in a while. http://infopoll.net/live/surveys/s30110.htm
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Posted by Allen Bauer on October 30th, 2006 under Uncategorized | Comment now »

Firefox and Cake

I use Firefox almost exclusively, and anytime I use IE is in the context of the Firefox plugin "IE Tab."  I’ve also made sure the whole family is using Firefox as well, mainly because the number of nefarious exploits out there for Firefox are significantly less than for IE (that is slowly changing as FF gains [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 27th, 2006 under Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

You know it’s going to be an interesting day when…

After a long dry spell… you post twice in one day?  No, that’s not it. After fighting with the product build, unit tests, and automated smoke tests for two days and you finally get the build working and start allowing commits to the repository… the first commit after all of that breaks the build again…Gahhh!!  [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 26th, 2006 under Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Reaching into the grab bag…

It’s been a while since I’ve been posting to my blog, so I’d like to appologize for that… not that anyone is really out there hanging on my every word ;-).  So this post is going to be a bit of a grab-bag of things. Any news??? The first and most obvious thing [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 26th, 2006 under Uncategorized | 13 Comments »

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