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Archive for February 27th, 2019

We are searching for some Automation Testing Framework, different from Test Complete…

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/02/27

For my link archive: [WayBack] We are searching for some Automation Testing Framework, different from Test Complate… Any ideas? We are trying to select a tool for automating an ap… – Avatarx – Google+

–jeroen

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msbuild: /p: or /property: but be ware of the equals sign

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/02/27

From [WayBackHow do I pass this common property to MSBuild using TeamCity? – Stack Overflow, I learned you can pass properties to msbuild using the /p:propertyname=value or /property:propertyname=value syntax (where you can quote "value" when needed):

I am using the TeamCity Visual Studio runner. I want to add a setting that is not accessible from Visual Studio./Property:FileAlignment=4096I typed that directly into the build step “Command line

However, when passing these parameters to batch files first, be aware that they can strip equals signs from parameters: [WayBack] windows – Preserving “=” (equal) characters in batch file parameters – Stack Overflow

I bumped into this when passing properties to https://bitbucket.org/jeroenp/wiert.me/src/tip/Run-Dependend-rsvars-From-Path.bat

–jeroen

Posted in Batch-Files, Continuous Integration, Development, msbuild, Scripting, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

There can be only MS Office sample automation server wrapper components in RAD Studio

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/02/27

There are six variations; only one can be active at a time:

  • Delphi Office 2000 Servers Package
  • Delphi Office XP Servers Package
  • Delphi Office 2010 Servers Package
  • C++Builder Office 2000 Servers Package
  • C++Builder Office XP Servers Package
  • C++Builder Office 2010 Servers Package

via: I cannot get MS Office sample automation server wrapper components. Neither of… [WayBack]

More in depth article explaining all the nitty gritty details: There Can Only Be One! Handling Different Versions of Design Packages inside the IDE | The Art of Delphi Programming [WayBack]

–jeroen

Posted in Delphi, Delphi 10 Seattle, Delphi 10.1 Berlin (BigBen), Delphi 2005, Delphi 2006, Delphi 2007, Delphi 2009, Delphi 2010, Delphi XE, Delphi XE2, Delphi XE3, Delphi XE4, Delphi XE5, Delphi XE6, Delphi XE7, Delphi XE8, Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Did you know? 10.2 Tokyo has introduced 3 new warnings for Delphi compilers:…

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/02/27

Seems I forgot to push the “publish” button on this 2 years ago (:

Did you know?

10.2 Tokyo has introduced 3 new warnings for Delphi compilers:

Implicit integer cast with potential data loss from ‘<from>’ to ‘<to>’ W1071 IMPLICIT_INTEGER_CAST_LOSS Default: Off
Implicit conversion may lose significant digits from ‘<from>’ to ‘<to>’ W1072 IMPLICIT_CONVERSION_LOSS Default: Off
Combining signed type and unsigned 64-bit type – treated as an unsigned type W1073 COMBINING_SIGNED_UNSIGNED64 Default: On

Source: [WayBack] Did you know? 10.2 Tokyo has introduced 3 new warnings for Delphi compilers:…

Comment:

they were initially documented in less detail than the above table, and it keeps surprising me that you need to read employee blogs instead of the docwiki to keep current: [WayBack] New Warnings, Illegal Casts, and other Delphi compiler changes in 10.2 Tokyo.

Since then, documentation has improved to this:

Read the rest of this entry »

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GitHub – sdsalyer/gplus-archiver: A tool for exporting content from Google+

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/02/27

[WayBack] GitHub – sdsalyer/gplus-archiver: A tool for exporting content from Google+

Example saves: [WayBack] gplus-archiver

Via:

–jeroen

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