Marco Tech Blog

November, 2007

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


Handbook Note 33/113: Copy from CPU View

Note 33 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 34/113: Were New Languages Features Really Awaited?

Note 34 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 35/113: Self in Class Methods

Note 35 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


I Will Be at CodeRage II

I'll be at the CodeRage II Virtual Conference at the end of the month, presenting 4 talks, and don't fully understand the people complaining about the event. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 36/113: Nested Classes for Iterators

Note 36 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


More on New Language Features

Commenting on the debate caused by my recent "note" post on Object Pascal language features. -- Read blog post.


Q3 2007: CodeGear Keeps Doing Fine

CodeGear keeps making almost 2 million dollars each quarter, which is quite good for a "small" company. And Borland is doing much better overall. Any buyer? -- Read blog post.


Fun with Vista: 100+ Years for Copying Files

The Vista UI tries to make things easier for non-experts, but some of its flaws can drive users nuts. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 37/113: Assigning Result

Note 37 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


First Handbook Review

Alister Christie of codegearguru.com has published the first review of my Delphi 2007 Handbook. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 38/113

Note 38 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 39/113: Inline Functions with Const Parameters

Note 39 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


dbExpress Online Training for CodeGear (and More)

I'm going to teach an online class on dbExpress IV for CodeGear Learning during the first week of December. But the next month will see me speaking at several other events. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 40/113: Records and the Object Type

Note 40 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


One (Good) Year for CodeGear

It seems it was ages ago, but CodeGear is only one year old, today. And I think we should reflect on that this year brought to the Delphi community... and celebrate! -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 41/113

Note 41 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Mid-November References

The blog got two recent links too good not to be commented. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 42/113: Reusing Keywords

Note 42 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 43/113: New Compiler Hints and Warnings

Note 43 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 44/113: VER180 and VER185

Note 44 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


CodeRage II Started

The virtual CodeRage II conference by CodeGear started a few hours ago. I'll give three talks tomorrow, and on one Wednesday. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 45/113: Data Execution Prevention

Note 45 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


CodeRage II, My Day 2 Talks

Today I'm having three presentations at CodeRage II. The last is still running while I'm blogging... -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 46/113: FastCode

Note 46 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 47/113: VCL Enumerator Support

Note 47 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


CodeRage II, Day 3, My DSL Talk

In the third day of CodeRage II, I gave my talk on Domain Specific Languages in Delphi. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 48/113: Class Helpers Helping Multiple Classes?

Note 48 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


CodeRage II, Day 4, Nightly Chat Coming

After a nice Q&A session with Nick, I'm following a nice talk by Bob Swart. I'll be online tonight for my direct chat in the Virtual Exhibit Reception. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 49/113: About a Delphi Runtime Environment

Note 49 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook: having a Delphi Runtime Environment can help ISV and small freeware software, but also spread Delphi awareness to end users. -- Read blog post.