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Just a quick little note that I’m at the PDC conference. I’ll be at the multicore/concurrent programming pre-con session. If that’s where you’ll be as well, be sure to say hi.
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Posted by Allen Bauer on October 26th, 2008 under CodeGear | 2 Comments »

Value Capture vs. Variable Capture

Anonymous methods (aka. Closures) capture the variables from the outer scope that are referenced within the body of the method itself. This is the intended behavior as it serves to extend the lifetime of the variable to match that of the anonymous method itself. This should not be confused with capturing the value of a [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 15th, 2008 under CodeGear | 2 Comments »

CodeRage III - PDC - Delphi Programming

Be sure to mark your calendar for the upcoming CodeRage virtual conference. Apparently the abstract submissions are coming in fast and furious, so if you would like to present, make sure you contact Anders Ohlsson.
There are several folks in the Delphi community planning on taking advantage of the whole Open Space or UnSessions thing at [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 10th, 2008 under CodeGear | 1 Comment »

Some newsworthy items

In case you’ve missed it, while at the SDN conference in the Netherlands, Nick Hodges has dropped some information about Delphi Prism, the next release of Delphi on the .NET platform hosted inside the Visual Studio Shell. Dr. Bob, Marco Cantu and Tim Anderson, have all commented on it. I guess this isn’t an "official" [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on October 6th, 2008 under CodeGear | 4 Comments »

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