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Developer Skill Sprints video links

Posted by Jeroen Pluimers on 2014/08/29

After Bill Meyer asked, Helge Larsen wrote:

The landing page for Developer Skill Sprints is here:

The videos is on Developer Skill sprints YouTube channel first:


via: Anyone know what’s up with the links to the videos for the Developer Skill….

Posted in Appmethod, Delphi, Delphi XE6, Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Paletton and Kuler: very useful for creating colour palettes (via G+ Nick Butcher / Marie Schweiz)

Posted by Jeroen Pluimers on 2014/08/29

Combile Paletton and Kuler and off you go!

Nick Butcher: Have found this site useful for creating colour palettes. Paletton – The Color Scheme Designer

Marie Schweiz: and you can get the swatches :)


Thanks Nick Butcher and Marie Schweiz.


via: Have found this site useful for creating colour palettes..

Posted in Development, Power User, Software Development, UI Design, User Experience | Tagged: , | Leave a Comment »

Delphi: So XOAuth2 SASL component that can do OAuth2 (via: Asbjørn Heid, G+)

Posted by Jeroen Pluimers on 2014/08/29

Thanks Asbjørn Heid for sharing this:

I made this!  -

So this week I’ve been mostly trying to add some GMail integration to our app. Google now requires OAuth2 authentication when using IMAP, unless you turn off some scary-sounding security setting on your account.

While Indy‘s IMAP component supports SASL authentication, there was no XOAuth2 SASL component out of the box. Thanks to the new REST stuff in Delphi, the OAuth2 basics where there so just had to tie them together.

In case others might find it fruitful, I’ve shared my results here:



via: So this week I’ve been mostly trying to add some GMail integration to our app.….

Posted in Delphi, Delphi XE5, Delphi XE6, Delphi XE7, Development, Software Development | 1 Comment »

Git: how to resolve merge conflicts | softwarecave

Posted by Jeroen Pluimers on 2014/08/28

Often the git command-line is easier to than merge a combination of changes, moves and deletions using SourceTree.

If you know how to read the git status output, and to act accordingly.

This tells you how: Git: how to resolve merge conflicts | softwarecave.


Posted in Development, DVCS - Distributed Version Control, git, Power User, Source Code Management | Leave a Comment »

Delphi: always watch the compiler Warnings

Posted by Jeroen Pluimers on 2014/08/28

Quiz questions:

  1. Does the below unit test succeed or fail?
  2. Why?
procedure TestHResult.Test_EOleException;
  OleException: EOleException;
  IResult: LongInt; // == HResult
  UResult: Cardinal; // == DWord
  IResult := $800A11FD;
  UResult := $800A11FD;
    OleException := EOleException.Create('message', $800A11FD, 'source', 'helpfile', -1);
    raise OleException;
    on E: EOleException do
      if E.ErrorCode = $800A11FD then
      Self.CheckEquals(E.ErrorCode, $800A11FD, 'E.ErrorCode should equal $800A11FD');
    end; // E: EOleException

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Posted in Delphi, Delphi 4, Delphi 5, Delphi 6, Delphi 7, Delphi XE, Delphi XE2, Delphi XE3, Delphi XE4, Delphi XE5, Development, Software Development | 2 Comments »


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