C++Delphi

Gorilla3d Is A Powerful, Easy, And Modern 3D framework For Delphi And C++ Builder

Gorilla3D is a powerful, easy to use, and modern 3D framework for Delphi and C++ Builder FireMonkey on Windows and Android. IOS and OSX support are listed as in progress. This is a commercial product and appears to be an Alpha release but source code is available. It’s nice to see some significant improvement in 3D solutions for FireMonkey with this solution. The main new features of Gorilla3D…
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DelphiIDE

Parallel Compiling 300 Native Windows Apps In 45 Seconds With Delphi On An AMD Ryzen 9 5950x

Let’s see if we can take the Delphi compiler to the next level with the latest AMD Ryzen 9 5950x powerhouse CPU featuring 16 cores and 32 threads. According to CPU Benchmark the AMD Ryzen 9 5950x has the fastest single core CPU score right now with a score of 3524. Generally, the Delphi compiler only uses one core to build a project. On the C++Builder side there is TwineCompile which allows…
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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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