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Archive for October 26th, 2010

Signs of Delphi x64: Allen Bauer (kylix_rd) on Twitter

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/10/26

Probably a few others will blog about these tweets too.
I have bolded the most important pieces:

kylix_rd Allen Bauer

If you must… Value := Integer(TList[x]) -> Value := NativeInt(TList[x]). Even better, TList<Integer>.

6 hours ago

kylix_rd Allen Bauer

Another Milestone: fixed my first legitimate 64bit RTL bug. if TryOpenForInput(t) then s/b if not TryOpenForInput(t) then

10 hours ago

kylix_rd Allen Bauer

Milestone: 64bit compiler now merged into the main dev branch! All devs are now locked and loaded!

13 hours ago


via Allen Bauer (kylix_rd) on Twitter.

Posted in Delphi, Development, kylix_rd, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

On-the-road: XML Viewer

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/10/26

When on the road without access to your most favourite XML editing tools, and you want to view a local XML file, you are a bit stuck.

The built-in XML viewing capabilities of Internet Explorer 6 and up give you those nice “To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has restricted this…” messages.
Disabling those messages makes your system a lot less secure, so that is not a real option.
This besides the lack for viewing UTF-16 encoded XML files in Internet Explorer (and getting the dreaded “Switch from current encoding to specified encoding not supported. Line 1, Position 40“).

So, in my toolbox is XML Viewer from MindFusion. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Development, Power User, XML, XML/XSD | 3 Comments »

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