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Archive for June 5th, 2012

Some links on the Delphi compiler and the LLVM Compiler Infrastructure Project

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/06/05

A long while ago I read about Embarcadero Discussion Forums: Barry Kelly on LLVM … I think it was 2010, the thread is gone now (probably because the Embarcadero forum index does not go back more than one year), but the title still shows up at Google search: Barry+Kelly+on+LLVM

Barry Kelly is one of the Delphi compiler engineers, so it got me thinking and made me archive some links (I wish I had archived the content as well as the Wayback Machine didn’t archive some defunct links.)

Today Paweł Głowacki presents the Mac and Mobile Development for Windows Developers event and indicated future Delphi compiler platform targets like ARM will indeed make use of the The LLVM Compiler Infrastructure Project..

(if you still want to come: you are welcome, there are a few spots left; The event is June 5, 2012 at 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
at the High Tech Campus Eindhoven Conference Center, The Strip).

Delphi leveraging LLVM for ARM is important in more than a few ways: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Delphi, Development, FireMonkey, OS X FMX, Software Development | 10 Comments »

Glyphs are apparently a designer term for icons that are not colorful. Get them at – via Scott Hanselman

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/06/05

Scott’s blog posts usually contain a truckload of side information in between the main topic.

He was discussing the new ‘designed’ look of Visual Studio 11 (the mantra: just give it a shot, and then tell how you like it; I like the new look and feel very much).

And he also mentioned a site of monochrome Glyphs I hadn’t seen before:

Glyphs are apparently a designer term for icons that are not colorful. You can see a lot of glyphs at

Those glyphs are awesome!


via: Change Considered Harmful? – The New Visual Studio Look and Feel – Scott Hanselman.

Posted in Development, Software Development, User Experience (ux), Visual Studio 11, Visual Studio and tools | Leave a Comment »

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