The full title should be: What is the purpose of the OldCreateOrder property in a form and how does it affect my todays coding?, but it turned out to be too long for a catchy headline. Continue reading “OldCreateOrder – er, what?”
One of the most shown feature of Delphi is its Design Editor with its ability to design forms and connect components in an easy and intuitive way. I can’t count the occasions where I have seen a form being decorated with some data controls connected to a TDatasource, which itself is connected to a TDataset descendant (see the docwiki). Continue reading “Tweaking DFM Loading”
Even years after switching from centralized version control to a decentralized one (or to be more precise: from Subversion to Mercurial) I still find myself stuffing different unrelated changes into one commit. Sometimes there are just some small changes to make the code compile in your current environment, sometimes you correct typos in the comments or string resources, sometimes it is just a better formatting of the code. All of these changes have nothing to do with the current bug to fix or the current feature to implement, but they end up being part of the commit – and that is just plain wrong! When it comes to commits, make them as small as possible! Continue reading “Bigger is not always better!”
Project Magician, Package Magician and Selective Debugging now support Delphi 10.4 Sydney.