Author Archives: Uwe Raabe

About Uwe Raabe

Addicted to Pascal/Delphi since the late 70's

Dataset Enumerator Reloaded

A couple of years ago I wrote a two-part article about a dataset enumerator: A Magical Gathering – Part 1 and Part 2. Well, things evolved a bit since then and I wondered how one would implement something similar given the current features … Continue reading

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DprojNormalizer for XE7 and XE8

I just uploaded Version 1.0.1 of my DprojNormalizer plugin. No internal changes – only versions for XE7 and XE8 are included here. If you don’t need those you can simply skip this version.

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Dproj changed or not changed? Normalize it!

I guess it is since Delphi 10 Seattle that dproj files are changed on disk even if no change was done to the project settings inside the IDE. This is a real PITA with version control systems. Actually there are … Continue reading

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Conditionally using FastMM avoiding IFDEFs in the DPR

This a follow up of my previous post Conditional Uses Clause Considered Harmful, showing another real world use case of the technique described there. Let’s assume we want to use FastMM with Full Debug Mode in a project to track down … Continue reading

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Conditional Uses Clause Considered Harmful

Everyone writing Delphi code that is meant to compile under different Delphi versions has come to the point where conditional compilation seems unavoidable. Ever so often it tends to creep into the uses clauses as well. So, what can we … Continue reading

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