Marco Tech Blog

January, 2006

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

Delphi, the Swiss Knife

I was discussing Delphi strength with a client, recently, and I came up with this interesting analogy. -- Read blog post.

A T for my TClasses

Delphi naming convention is to use a T in front of types. Not so in the .NET FCL and this can be confusing. -- Read blog post.

Article on FastMM4

There is an article on BDN from the author of the new Delphi 2006 memory manager. -- Read blog post.

CF and Apache Compression Blues

I've made progress in my .NET CF application that reads compressed remote data via HTTP... but, boy, it is tough! -- Read blog post.

Delphi 2006: Unicode and DB

Borland says Delphi 2006 has Unicode support for dbExpress, while, in fact, it is all over the TDataSet class. -- Read blog post.

Delphi 2006 EBook, First Draft of Chapter 1

I've started publishing (a draft of) an ebook updating Mastering Delphi 2005 to the new version of the Borlad IDE. -- Read blog post.

What about Delphi 2006 Trial and Personal?

Delphi 2006 has been out from some time. How about starting to promote it with special versions? -- Read blog post.

Personal and Trial, Again

My last post has generated a lot of comments, including a post by Allen Bauer... so I have a few more comments. -- Read blog post.

Bitwise Magazine Reviews Delphi 2006

The online Bitwise Magazine has a review of Borland Developer Studio 2006, plus another interesting article on .NET. -- Read blog post.

.NET CF Development in Delphi 2006

There is a video on BDN showing how to create CF applications using the command line, but this is not needed in Delphi 2006. I find it odd that Borland doesn't fully realise this... -- Read blog post.

Delphi 2006 EBook Updated

I've updated my free Delphi 2006 ebook with more chapters and a new format. -- Read blog post.

VCL.NET Summary by Craig Stuntz

Craig Stuntz has a very interesting blog entry with a summary of the status of VCL.NET. -- Read blog post.

Browse Newsgroups on

In the spare time, I'm building a new site to replace, with a better architecture and new features. -- Read blog post.