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When programming is pure fun: creating mazes - at CodeRage

CodeRage XII is this week! (Nov 7-9.) And I have something very cool to show in one session,a weekend project that has been pure fun to write, reminding me of the days when I was a teenager learning to code and writing just because I enjoyed it. I’m generating mazes. Here’s a screenshot: The codecan solve them, too. Here the target is from the…
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New in 10.2.1: Debug visualisers for Delphi generics

Debug visualisers are a type of IDE plugin that allows you to changethe display of a variable in the various debug windows (Local Variables, Watches, Inspector, and Evaluate/Modify.) For example, the TDateTime visualiser takes the double value that represents time and…
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Updating IDE Subversion DLLs to address security issues

Recently a security issue allowing allowing local code execution after visiting a malicious URL was identified in Subversion, git and Mercurial. All three source control systems released a synchronised security update. In RAD Studio, we use an external installation of both…
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New in RAD Studio 10.2.1: Debugger Quality

In RAD Studio 10.2Release 1 (or 10.2.1) we’ve made a number of improvements in the debugger. Windows debugging: general quality Do you debug multithreaded applications? You might have noticed that wait chain traversal, showing which threads were blocked on which other threads, was not working on Windows 10. We have re-enabled support and you can now debug thread interaction…
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New in RAD Studio 10.2.1: C++ Improvements

In Tokyo Release 1 (otherwise known as 10.2.1) we’ve made a number of improvements toour C++ support: a small but useful change in the IDE, and some significant improvements in the toolchain itself. Toolchain: compiler, linker, etc Debugging and viewing…
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Changing a FireMonkey style at runtime

There is a great post by Sarina Adding a style selector to your applicationshowing how to have a FMX application with multiple style books, and a combo box listing the styles. When the app is running, a user can select one of the style in the combo box and the FireMonkey app will change style dynamically. However, the code sample is in Delphi, not C++. How do you do this in a…
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