Marco Tech Blog

January, 2008

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


Handbook Note 70/113: TaskDialog Components by TMS and JED

Note 70 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Powered by Delphi LinkedIn Group

Fabrizio Bitti has started a "Powered by Delphi" group on LinkedIn. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 71/113: Is Prime Number Function

Note 71 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 72/113: VCL Themes at Design Time

Note 72 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Video Competition Winner... in Fun Side of Delphi Style

The winner entry of CodeGear's Video Competition is an application in the exact same style of my Fun Side of Delphi talks, useless but challenging. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 73/113: Mike Lischke

Note 73 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


JBuilder and 3rdRails in InfoWorld Best, Jolt Nominations

JBuilder is in IDG's InfoWorld "2008 Technology of the Year" honors and 3rdRails is among the nominations for the CMP's 2008 Jolt Awards by Dr.Dobb's Journal. That's good for CodeGear. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 74/113: PChar to String

Note 74 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


My Delphi Tech Support in Beta

My company is starting to offer technical support on Delphi in an innovative way, private newsgroups supervised by a team of experts. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 75/113: UAC in Vista

Note 75 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 76/113: Fredrik Haglund on UAC

Note 76 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Tiburon Unicode Info from Bauer

Allen Bauer has posted on his blog interesting information about Unicode support in the next version of Delphi, codenamed Tiburon. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 77/113

Note 77 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Blog CSS Update

I've updated the CSS for this blog. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 78/113: PNG Graphic Format

Note 78 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 79/113: Unicode

Note 79 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 80/113: dbExpress III and IV

Note 80 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Delphi Gains in TIOBE Index

The popularity of Delphi is on the rise, according to the TIOBE index. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 81/113: DBXExports

Note 81 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


MySQL under the Sun

Sun is "buying" the MySQL database. What does it mean for the rest of us? -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 82/113: dbExpress and FireBird

Note 82 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Delphi .NET and the .NET Source Code

Microsoft had made available (some of) the .NET Framework source code, but only for Visual Studio 2008 users, at least for now. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 83/113: OnLogTrace Incompatibilities

Note 83 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Republishing Articles and Books on Delphi

A few Delphi experts have started republishing their past articles written for The Delphi Magazine. I'm wondering what to do... -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 84/113: DBXadapter

Note 84 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 85/113: Delegate Drivers in Configuration Editor

Note 85 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 86/113: Configuring Delegate Drivers

Note 86 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


The Server Hosting delphi.newshat.com Is Down

The server hosting my first newsgroup front end has a severe disk problem... -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 87/113: Internal dbExpress Classes

Note 87 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.


Researching Online Communities

Over the last couple of months I've made a lot of research about online communities, writing a paper covering them, giving talks, and signing up to way more sites I can possibly keep up with. -- Read blog post.


Handbook Note 88/113: dbExpress non-SQL Commands

Note 88 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook -- Read blog post.