Marco Tech Blog

October, 2007

Blog posts archive for the given month, sorted by date. See the link for entire blog archive above.


Handbook Note 10/113: Borland Registry Entries

Note 10 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 11/113: Design-time Themes

Note 11 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 12/113: Region Surround Template

Note 12 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 13/113: Disable Code Folding

Note 13 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Washington Delphi User Group

I visited the local Delphi user group yesterday, which turned out to be a nice experience. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 14/113: TControlGuidelines.GetTextBaseline

Note 14 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


DoS Attacks on marcocantu.com

My primary was site is subject to some unusual activity from time to time, resulting in an actual Denial of Service. This happened again earlier this week... -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 15/113: TortoiseCVS and TortoiseSVN

Note 15 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 16/113: Active Query Builder (New in Update 3)

Note 16 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Delphi 2007 and QuickCam

My Delphi 2007 Update 3 installation didn't let me debug... because of the Logitech QuickCam. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 17/113: StarTeam

Note 17 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Fun Installing Vista SDK on Vista

You'd think Microsoft tested the installation of the Windows Vista SDK on Vista... but you might be wrong! -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 18/113: Removing .NET Help

Note 18 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 19/113: Live Templates

Note 19 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Danny Thorpe Leaves Microsoft for a Startup

Former Delphi compiler architect Danny Thorpe has announced on his blog that he left Microsoft to go working at a startup, Cooliris. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 20/113: The IOTACodeTemplateScriptEngine

Note 20 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 21/113: GetClipboardContents Template Script

Note 21 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 22/113

Note 22 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Enumerators and Nested Types

Hallvard has a very nice post on the internals of enumerators, I wanted to chime in mentioning a slightly different coding style. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 23/113: XDoc Template for Help Insight

Note 23 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 24/113: Refactor(ing) Menus

Note 24 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 25/113: Parsing and Re-parsing with Together

Note 25 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Essential Pascal Coming to Lulu

My second book to be published on Lulu will be Essential Pascal. I expect it to be ready in a month or so. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 26/113: Renaming in the Declare Refactoring Dialogs

Note 26 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 27/113: Customizing the Resource String Prefix

Note 27 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 28/113: Extract Method and Begin/End

Note 28 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 29/113: Extract Method and Var Parameters

Note 29 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook on Lulus Top 100 Best Sellers

My latest book is currently 86 on Lulus all time best-sellers list. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 30/113: MSBuild Customization

Note 30 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 31/113: Configuration Manager (Could be Better)

Note 31 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Online Shop with JQuery

I've set up an online shop... using a lot of JavaScript, based on the superb jQuery library. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 32/113

Note 32 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


My Delphi Hour Guest Appearance

I've been invited by Nick Hodges for his Delphi Hour, tomorrow. You are all invited to attend... and feel free to ask questions! -- Read blog post.