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Delphi Blogs of the Month #59

I have already blogged specifically about the 10.2.3 release, the patches we delivered for it, and linked to the collection of related articles in the community site at https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/tags/tag/10-2-3. In particular, the launch webinar reply is available at https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/10-2-3-webinar-replay. Not much else to add, if not that it has been very well received by the users.

Technical Blog Posts

Very interesting, focused suggestions in Positioning a Task Dialogue by David at http://www.davidghoyle.co.uk/WordPress/?p=1921

Media file meta-data on Android in Delphi by Craig at https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/media-file-meta-data-on-android-in-delphi

5-Minute-Snack: Understanding TWebRequest’s ContentFields and QueryFields with regard to MethodType by Holger at https://flixengineering.com/archives/649

Using CData’s Gmail connector in C++ Builder by Greg at https://cppthingsblog.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/using-cdatas-gmail-connector-in-c-builder/ (as it also applies to Delphi, almost identically)

Ready for Debate? Which Windows Framework and What About StackOverflow?

Two topics that could spawn a significant debate, I’m sure.

The first is I found it very interesting to read this article by respected technical author Tim Anderson on “Which .NET framework for Windows: UWP, WPF or Windows Forms?” at https://www.itwriting.com/blog/10182-which-net-framework-for-windows-uwp-wpf-or-windows-forms.html. I strongly believe VCL provides a better option than any of the current Microsoft framework, plus it clearly wins for a long-lived applications and has the highest degree of long time support and compatibility. A couple of comments hinted at VCL, nice. Anyway, Tim recently reiterated the question on Twitter, https://twitter.com/timanderson/status/981933828964003840.

The second good topic for a discussion is reading Nick’s take on the status of StackOverflow, at http://www.codingindelphi.com/blog/in-which-i-pontificate-about-stackoverflow/. But read also this twitter thread by an internal : https://twitter.com/balpha/status/984839394829000706

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