Marco Tech Blog

February, 2007

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

Windows Vista Annoyances

I've re-installed Vista on what is supposed to become my primary computer... but I've found more compatibility problems than I was expecting. -- Read blog post.

ADUG 2007 Symposium

I've been invited to Australia for the ADUG 2007 Symposium, to be held at the end of March. -- Read blog post.

Semi-Tech Videos: Vista and Web 2.0

Browsing the web over the weekend I bumped into two interesting videos... one covering the Vista vs. OS X debate and the other introducing the ideas behind Web 2.0. -- Read blog post.

Delphi Tag Tree

It's over a month I see posts on "Five things you don't know about me" in the Delphi blogging community. Here is a tree of links, also a good collection of Delphi-related blogs, and some. -- Read blog post.

CodeGear On-line Learning with Marco Cantù

I'll be teaching four online classes for CodeGear next month, covering Delphi 2006 Win32 topics, ranging from new language features to Vista support. -- Read blog post.

Unusual Delphi Applications

I recently bumped into two unusual ways to use Delphi, a noble one and a nasty one. -- Read blog post.

CodeRage 2007 Virtual Conference by CodeGear Announced

CodeGear has announced its first virtual conference for the second week of March. Mark your calendars. -- Read blog post.

Michael Swindell on Next Delphi, PHP, and Kylix

There have been a few leaks regarding future CodeGear products, plus some "informal" announcements by CodeGear Head of Product Management, Michael Swindell. -- Read blog post.

Delphi 2006 HotFix 10

CodeGear has released a new hotfix (actually a collection of fixed) for Delphi 2006. -- Read blog post.

My Google Reader Feeds

I've added a page to my blog with some selected blog entries from my Google Reader account, which I'm using more and more. -- Read blog post.

Delphi 2007 Spacely Screen Shot

I got an nice present in my mail... a screen shot of Delphi 2007 Spacely to share with my blog readers. -- Read blog post.

12 Years of Delphi

Delphi was officially launched 12 years ago, today. Here is some material from my 10th birthday page. -- Read blog post.

What's New in DbExpress 4 (by Steve Shaughnessy)

A detailed description of new features of the database side adds to the picture of what's new in the next release of Delphi. -- Read blog post.

March Training and Conferences (Update)

I've 2 conferences (CodeRage and ADUG) plus an online class scheduled for March. Here are some updates. -- Read blog post.

Delphi 2007 for Win32 and Delphi for PHP on InfoWorld

An article on InfoWorld brings us official information about two soon-to-be-released CodeGear products, Delphi 2007 for Win32 and Delphi for PHP. -- Read blog post.

CodeGear Announces Delphi 2007 and Delphi for PHP

After so many speculations, here is the official announcement of Delphi 2007 for Win32 and Delphi for PHP. -- Read blog post.

CodeGear people: Nick, Ben, and even Philippe

Kudos to Nick for reacting so fast. The Boss is blogging. And the "person-who-started-this-all" has a new venture. -- Read blog post.

Italian Portal

Italy just launched a national web portal, A lot of money for a nice-looking, graphic-intensive, but sloppy site. Probably an interesting case study... of (partial) a failure. -- Read blog post.

Marco Tech Mailing List

I've reviving my monthly mailing list (that's been missing for some time) by moving it to Google Groups. -- Read blog post.

UI Frameworks and Efficiency, by Steve Teixeira

Steve, Visual C++ Program Manager Steve T and Delphi old-timer, has an interesting post on efficiency in .NET vs MFC. -- Read blog post.