Announcing Codex 1.5 and Mosco 1.2

By |2021-09-10T19:52:22+10:30September 10, 2021 7:52 pm|General tips, IDE tweaks, Product highlight, Project tweaks, Updates news|

Corresponding with the release of Delphi 11 Alexandria, today also marks the release of Codex 1.5 and Mosco 1.2 Codex 1.5 Codex has been revamped a little in version 1.5, and introduces some new functionality: Mosco Expert functions The functionality that was present in the now discontinued Mosco Expert has now been merged into Codex [...]

Taking it to 11…

By |2021-09-10T07:47:25+10:30September 10, 2021 2:07 am|General tips, Product highlight, Updates news|

Delphi 11 Alexandria has landed! In this article, I'll highlight a couple of the new features, introduce some changes related to the Kastri library, and make a pre-announcement about Codex. Introduction As per the headline, I'll be examining a couple of the new features of Delphi 11. For more complete information, please visit the Embarcadero [...]

Book Review: Coding Faster In Delphi

By |2020-09-30T16:39:50+10:30September 30, 2020 4:39 pm|Product highlight|

The guy next door to me.. well, almost; Alister is in NZ, wrote this book called Coding Faster In Delphi, I was actually invited to review it before publishing, however time once again had the better of me. Now I have had some time to take a peek, and I must say, I am impressed! [...]

Introducing Kastri

By |2020-05-27T17:17:35+10:30May 27, 2020 5:17 pm|Product highlight, Uncategorized, Updates news|

Coinciding with the release of Delphi 10.4 Sydney, commercialization of Kastri has morphed into using Github Sponsors to help fund its development. This article details whats changed, whats new, and the future of Kastri. Kastri Free Be assured the Kastri Free repo will remain, however all new development will continue in the new Kastri repo. [...]

It’s time to Get Excited!

By |2020-05-13T09:34:40+10:30May 13, 2020 9:34 am|Product highlight, Product preview|

The release of Delphi 10.4 Sydney is just around the corner. I've specifically been given permission to show updates and new features in the product, so let's get to it.. Note: This is pre-release information As such, any or all of it may change. Please check the What's New when the product is officially released. [...]

Introducing MonkeyBuilder

By |2020-05-13T09:00:38+10:30May 13, 2020 9:00 am|Product highlight, Product preview|

If you develop mobile apps for the app stores with Delphi, you'll know that building and deploying a release is not a trivial task. MonkeyBuilder can reduce the time you spend from hours into just minutes! Some MonkeyBuilder history MonkeyBuilder is the brainchild of Graham Murt of Kernow Software. You may be familiar with [...]

Fixing gesture “lag” near the screen edge on iOS

By |2020-02-09T17:59:09+10:30February 9, 2020 5:59 pm|Code tips, General tips, Patches, Product highlight, Using APIs|

An enquiry I had from a Hans Jakobsen of EarMaster (brilliant music teaching software for PC, Mac, iPad and iPhone) recently was regarding an apparent "lag" for the OnMouseDown event for controls near the edge of the screen on devices with later versions of iOS. This article poses a workaround for the problem. A [...]

Tools that I use

By |2019-10-07T11:28:26+10:30October 7, 2019 11:28 am|Product highlight|

In this post, I'll be taking a look at some of the tools that I use in the process of software development that I swear by. It's not all about Delphi ;-) Before around 2011, I used to be a bit of a "it's Windows or nothing" kind of person. When I started down [...]

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