Category Archives: Delphi

Fuzzy Fonts Gone

Embarcardero has had some difficulties in releasing issue free versions of their new cross-platform development tool XE2. One of the most visible was the inability to display clear fonts in controls. Most noticeable was the TMemo control which can be used to … Continue reading

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Update 4 for XE2 Released

For those interested in cross platform Delphi XE2 development, the company has just released update 4. This has improvements and bug fixes to the new cross platform Firemonkey framework. The list of bug fixes can be found at: http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/42090 Note … Continue reading

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Lightweight XML Parser

To those of you who read and write basic XML, the thought of using the DOM or some other monstrosity may make you think twice about using XML. No more excuses as I just came across a post by Dennis … Continue reading

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FireMonkey needs TLC

There is an interesting in depth blog by Chris Rolliston on some of the issues he has encountered with the recently released FireMonkey framework that comes with Delphi XE2.  A couple of areas that struck me include the issues relating to “Keyboard handling beyond … Continue reading

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Useful tips for fireMonkey and Delphi XE2

Here is a list of useful tips for using fireMonkey. Update (7 Sept 2011): A report from Embarcadero indicates that Anchor support will eventually be provided in FireMonkey. 1. Fonts too fuzzy? You may find that font rendered in controls such as … Continue reading

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Bugs and Issues in Delphi XE2 & FireMonkey

Given the number of issues I and others are finding in fireMonkey I decided to log them here. QualityCentral (QC) is not yet accepting bug reports on XE2. All my tests were done on a trial version of Embarcadero® Delphi® … Continue reading

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Delphi XE2: Applying a Style to FireMonkey

It took me a little while to figure out how to apply a style to a fireMonkey application in Delphi XE2 so I thought I’d share the information here. The following information was obtained from the trial version that is now available for download. … Continue reading

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