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Late last year I had the honor of speaking with Cary Jensen at the Delphi Developer Days events. It was a great opportunity to meet some new folks, folks I’ve known online for years, and to present some useful information about Delphi. One of the presentations we gave was entitled “Delphi Tips, Tricks, and Techniques”. […]
I can’t seem to find a WordPress theme that I like. Look for the theme to change a bunch while I play around with different ones. I’ve started a new blog over on the Embarcadero Community site. It will be for more “official” stuff that I post about. You can follow me there as well […]
I’m digging the new job. Lots of interesting things going on. Lots of great plans. Now, you may not realize it, but I’m the Director of Product Management for all the Embarcadero products, including a very cool product named RAD Server. Many of you may have heard of RAD Server, but aren’t exactly sure what […]
The Starter Version of Delphi is currently 100% off. I.e. Free as in beer. “The proper use of comments is to compensate for our failure to express ourselves in code.” – Uncle Bob Martin I continue working hard on my materials for Delphi Developer Days. If you haven’t signed up yet, do it. I’m really […]
Delphius and Basicus were on a long journey, requiring several days travel. They stopped for the night at a campsite beside the trail. It had obviously been used as a campsite previously, as there were many signs of previous inhabitants. Delphius and Basicus made camp and slept comfortably, for their journey was long and they […]
I put up a poll on Google Plus asking what the greatest all time Delphi freeware/open source plugin/framework was. Thought you might like to vote. Work continues apace as we continue to prepare for Delphi Developer Days. I’m happy to say that there will be six folks attending in Baltimore from my employer, Gateway Ticketing. […]
Delphius and Basicus were walking down a path. Delphius was a wise software developer with many years of experience. Basicus, Delphius’ student, had some experience as well, but lacked wisdom and often made foolish errors. As the two were walking, they came upon a wall blocking the path. The wall was made of stone and […]
Hey, I’m pretty psyched to do Delphi Developer Days this year. I always love to travel, and I always love to talk about Delphi, and getting to do both at the same time is pretty great. If you haven’t heard, our agenda is out. We have a general schedule and a description of the presentations. […]
Signups are open for Delphi Developer Days. Remember, the “Very Early Bird” special price ends on August 12, so start planning now. I love presenting and hanging out with Delphi developers, so I hope you’ll be at one of the events. Should be a very fun time all around. And of course, if your company […]
I’m quite happy to announce that I’ll be part of Delphi Developer Days with Cary Jensen this year. I’m honored to be included, as DDD has long been a successful, interesting, and educational event. I’m joining a list of distinguished Delphi speakers who have participated in the past. I’ve been to DDD a number of […]
My new book, “Dependency Injection in Delphi” is getting close to being published. It is a deep dive into Dependency Injection and the Spring4D DI Container. It’s going to be about 90 pages long or so, depending on the exact size the book ends up being. I’ll be publishing it first as an eBook, and […]
Donald Trump Heavily coupled code When people think that Delphi is dead Pineapple on Pizza Mean people Rap “Music” Not having enough battery Wires The New York Yankees Restaurants that don’t have free wireless C++ Waiting Hillary Clinton Kanye West Bad grammar Stop lights Lima Beans The Caps Lock key When Windows steals the focus […]
Okay, no cheating now. That is, no running the code until you’ve guessed. What is the output of this code?
S := nil;
if S is TObject then
on E: Exception do
Writeln(E.ClassName, ': ', E.Message);
How sure are you? Now run it and find out. Were you right?
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I’d like to offer my public and profuse thanks to the Danish Delphi Developers group – and most notably MVP Jens Fudge and his family – for their wonderful hospitality while I was in Denmark presenting at the DAPUG group. I talked for two days and had a great time. They were also kind enough […]
Been a while, eh? Obviously the biggest news to cover is the Idera acquisition. By now I’m sure you all are aware that Idera Software has acquired Embarcadero. (It always seems strange to me when a smaller company bys a bigger one, but never mind….) They’ve done an interesting thing. They’ve taken the Embarcadero database […]
Want to buy both of my books in electronic form? Well now you can get a deal on it – The Coding in Delphi Bundle. Buy the bundle and save $15! As always, I’m very grateful to the Delphi community for all your support.
My friends David Millington and Roman Yankovsky have teamed up to offer a Christmas time special. You can buy both of their tools for the price of Fix Insight. What are those tools? Well, David’s tool is Navigator – a powerful, easy to use way to navigate your code. Roman’s tool is Fix Insight – […]
My deal with Embarcadero has expired, so More Coding in Delphi is now available for sale in electronic form. That makes a total of four ways to buy my two books: You can buy More Coding in Delphi in paperback or electronic form You can still get Coding in Delphi in paperback or electronic form. […]