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What Is It Like To Be A Developer Dr. Holger Flick?

Hello. This is article part of a new series where we speak with professional software developers, ask them what it’s like to write code for a living, and perhaps gain a few insights into the software development industry along the way. Today we’re talking to Dr. Holger Flick, Delphi developer since version 2, actively engaged in the community since 2004, Embarcadero MVP, technical…
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Are You Using The Secret Alternative To SQLite?

I know the best way to traumatize a software developer who has been using Delphi for some time. You just show them this image: The BDE Administration Manager. So many ‘happy’ hours trying to resolve “PDOXUSERS.NET is in use” messages and learning all about the purpose of arcane settings like SharedDir and NETDIR. Shudder. If you wanted to store a database accessed via the BDE on a…
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Modernize Your App: Are You Handling Windows Themes Correctly?

Modern versions of Microsoft Windows are arguably a lot more pleasing to look at. Gone are the days of apps being gray slabs and chunky buttons. When Microsoft adopted the Fluent UI interface along with it came a richer color palette, a cleaner, leaner look and fonts without the curls and twists of the Serif families. Sidling in with that beauty treatment were a number of other…
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Websockets Harness Real-Time Power In Your Delphi Apps

Are you using websockets in your applications yet? Do you need to know what websockets can do for your apps? Read on to get up to speed on everything you need to know about using websockets with Delphi along with a run-down on some of the available component sets which take all the hard work out of making the magic happen. What are websockets? There are two sides to a websocket…
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