Marco Tech Blog

December, 2013

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

DavidI on VCL Enhancements in Delphi XE5

In case you've missed it, David I wrote a great blog post on VCL enhancements in XE5, mostly included also in the professional version. -- Read blog post.

Delphi XE5 Update 2 and C++Builder for iOS

The second to RAD Studio XE5 shipped yesterday, including a significant update on the Delphi side and the support for iOS development on the C++Builder side. -- Read blog post.

FireMonkey Mobile Preview in XE5 Update 2

The first hidden gem in Delphi XE5 Update 2 is the Mobile Preview. -- Read blog post.

Fine Tune FM controls in XE5 Update 2

This is really a hidden gem from our IDE team, fine tune position and size of FireMonkey controls using the keyboard, like in the VCL. -- Read blog post.

Programming Languages of 1995

Today I was doing some research, and noticed how 1995 has been a unique year in the history of programming languages. -- Read blog post.

reFind and BDE Migration in Delphi XE5

Delphi XE5 shipped with a smart search and replace tool, further enhanced in Update 2, and now coming also with a BDE to FireDAC components migration script. -- Read blog post.

Migrating Paradox and dBase Databases

Some considerations and tips for migrating your Paradox databases, along with your BDE applications -- Read blog post.

QR Codes in Delphi: Generating and Scanning

Two recent blog posts about QR codes and Delphi. -- Read blog post.

About Nick's Delphi Book

I've spent some time browsing Nick Hodges' new Delphi book, and I find it very interesting indeed. -- Read blog post.

My (Son) First Play Store App

Yesterday, I published my first personal app on Google Play Store. It is a Lego Mini Figures collection app, fully designed by my son. -- Read blog post.

My Year in Cities, 2013

Following a long tradition of this blog, dating back to 2006, here is my year 2013 seen through the cities I've been to, mostly for work, occasionally for vacation. -- Read blog post.