2008-01

Powered by Delphi LinkedIn Group

Fabrizio Bitti has started a "Powered by Delphi" group on LinkedIn.

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.

Handbook Note 73/113: Mike Lischke

Note 73 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

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.

Handbook Note 74/113: PChar to String

Note 74 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

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.

Handbook Note 75/113: UAC in Vista

Note 75 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

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.

Handbook Note 77/113

Note 77 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

Blog CSS Update

I've updated the CSS for this blog.

Handbook Note 78/113: PNG Graphic Format

Note 78 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

Handbook Note 79/113: Unicode

Note 79 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

Handbook Note 80/113: dbExpress III and IV

Note 80 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

Delphi Gains in TIOBE Index

The popularity of Delphi is on the rise, according to the TIOBE index.

Handbook Note 81/113: DBXExports

Note 81 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

MySQL under the Sun

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

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.

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...

Handbook Note 84/113: DBXadapter

Note 84 of 113 of Delphi 2007 Handbook

The Server Hosting delphi.newshat.com Is Down

The server hosting my first newsgroup front end has a severe disk problem...

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.