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Writing games with Delphi. Ideas?

Author: Aaron Rosenberg How would you approach creating a game with Delphi? I keep playing with Delphi Prism and recently downloaded XNA Game Studio 3.0. It installs very nicely into Delphi Prism. I wonder what is the most commonly used software for creating games that will run on Windows, but also game consoles like Wii, XBox and Playstation and portables like Nintendo DS. Do you remember…
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A "Nullable" Post

Author: Barry K21557 [This blog post is by Allen Bauer, but during the blog engine migration was attributed to the wrong author.] Solving problems can be fun and challenging. What is really challenging is solving a problem using only the tools at hand. During the development…
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Dynamic Creation of IntraWeb Components

Author: Craig Stuntz For the past couple of days I’ve been working on an experimental IntraWeb (a.k.a., “VCL for the Web”) project. Since I typically generate user interfaces dynamically, I wanted to see how that worked with IntraWeb. On the surface, it’s…
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Installing ActiveX Controls in RAD Studio 2007

Author: Craig Stuntz The procedure for installing ActiveX controls on the Delphi/RAD Studio 2007 component palette is apparently confusing to some users of older versions of Delphi. So here’s a simple example. In this example, I’m installing the type libraries needed to use the Crystal Reports 9 ActiveX viewer, and the associated runtime type library. First I create a package…
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Making "Stay-on-top-forms" do want you want

Author: Embarcadero USA Delphi supports this type of forms by providing the FormStyle property for the TForm class. All you have to do is to set this property to fsStayOnTop. So why did I write this article? Well, there are a few things to consider: Using fsStayOnTop…
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Playing WAV and MIDI files Using DirectX Audio with Delphi

Author: Embarcadero USA DirectX Overview Conducting a survey about what game programming API used by most of game softwares running on PC, I am sure that, DirectX will be on top list. Nowdays, DirectX had become a mature API for game programming on Windows platform. It makes game developer’s life easier. In old days of game programming history, game…
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Working with cookies

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI4523D.txt - Working with cookies Category :Internet/WEB Platform :All-32Bit Product :All32Bit, Description: The purpose of this document is not to explain what a cookie is or what it is used for. Instead…
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Custom InPlace Editor in StringGrid

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ2434D.txt Custom InPlace Editor in StringGrid Category :VCL Platform :All Product :Delphi 3.x Question: How can I popup my own inplace editor (such as a combobox) in a string grid cell? Answer: The following example demonstrates popping up a Combobox as an inplace editor to a Stringrid component. Example: procedure…
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