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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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Multicast events using generics

Author: Allen Ever since before Delphi 1, the (then Delphi only) RAD Studio IDE has been full of home-grown multicast event class types. I usually refer to these as an “event bus.” This is from my hardware days when I designed microcontroller based…
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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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My quotes.txt file

Author: Rudy Velthuis I have often been asked about the quotes I use when writing to the newsgroups. These come from a file called quotes.txt, and are placed under my messages by my news client, XanaNews, by some kind of random process. Although, sometimes the quotes are so appropriate, that I still suspect that Colin Wilson (the author of XanaNews) has secretly put a small, hidden artificial…
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