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Showing Download Progress in Delphi SOAP

Author: deepak S1409 Download the code for this white paper (dlprogress.zip, 12 KB) Abstract This paper talks about how you can show a download “progress” bar (like many download utilities do) when using SOAP to transfer data. I’ve used Delphi 7 in this article, and made some code changes to the source code, so this might not work with any other version of Delphi.
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Multiple windows in Delphi

Author: deepak S1409 From a recent thread in borland.public.delphi.nativeapi.win32: There’s a problem in the way Delphi handles multiple open forms. Delphi applications can have multiple forms, and you will notice that each form does not appear on the task bar. Delphi…
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The Delphi Eclipse...

Author: David O17638 One item in my previous post that I specifically didn’t address is the notion of using Eclipse instead of VS. Again, this is something we’d be remiss to ignore. However, the primary ding against Eclipse is its reliance on a…
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Basic Authentication in Delphi 7 SOAP

Author: Tóth Erik Back after a break. It’s been quite a while since I wrote, so I’ll cut to the chase. Question on newsgroups: How do I set username/password for Basic Authentication on SOAP. Issues: The HTTPRio.HTTPWebNode.UserName and .Password properties are used only in situations where theres a proxy. But let’s assume you wanted to use these for basic authentication.
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The Observer Pattern

Author: Joanna C1415 Introduction When we use Delphi to design forms and data modules, every time we place a component on the designer, several things change: the form now shows an appropriate representation of the component, the object inspector changes to show the…
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PopupMode and PopupParent

Author: Allen In VCL.NET (and for those of you paying attention, also in the version of Win32-VCL used in the IDE integration pack for Delphi 8) there is a new property on TCustomForm called PopupMode. This controls how the top-level form behaves with respect to Window’s WS_POPUP style. A window that has the WS_POPUP style will always be above it’s “owner” in…
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