Delphi

Flexible VCL Style Utils Library Made It Easy To Modernize The Dev-C++ Dialogs With VCL Styles In Delphi

VCL Styles Utils is an open source Delphi library for extending VCL styles into the platform native dialogs of Windows. It also has features for styling shell dialogs, popup menus, and even parts of TWebBrowser. Dev-C++ is a fast, portable, simple, and free native Windows C/C++ IDE and has been downloaded over 67,796,885 times since 2000. The original Dev-C++ and Orwell Dev-C++ were built in…
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Code

Retro Dive Into Thieves Guild Source Code Hot Off A 3.5 Floppy Disk

Near the end of the last century, when the Internet was young, BBS were everywhere, and Atari STs were hot, two developers (Paul Witte and Herb Flower) built a game called Thieves’ Guild. Thieves’ Guild was (is?) a multiplayer strategy game for BBS systems. Players could (can?) explorer a large medieval world with spell casting, combat, and thievery. With 25 different towns to explore…
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CodeDelphi

Syntax Highlighting Editors In Delphi & C++Builder On Windows

A popular syntax highlighting editor for Delphi is called TSynEdit. This post is mainly focused on the various forks of TSynEdit and which one you might want to use in your own projects. The Dev C++ project uses TSynEdit which needed to be upgraded when it was lifted from compiling in Delphi 6 to compiling in Delphi 10.4. The three options are: TurboPack TSynEdit &#8211…
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C++Delphi

Quickly And Easily Mirror Device Screens With DesktopCast Delphi Sample App

DesktopCast is a sample application with a client-server architecture where a client application can connect to a server application and receive a screenshot taken by the server application once or every 5 seconds using app tethering. The server application is a VCL application, and the client application is available both as a VCL application and as a FireMonkey application. You can find…
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