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Archive for October 8th, 2020

Delphi icons to distinguish various Delphi versions

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/10/08

When installing many Delphi versions, all have similar icons. So I asked this a while ago: [WayBack] I remember someone creating version specific icons for Delphi a while ago (around XE4 era I think), but cannot find them any more. Anyone who can prov… – Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+.

Luckily Achim Kalwa responded quickly with a set of icons he designed and put them up at

Hopefully by now I have had time to edit them for more Delphi versions (he had them for Delphi XE7 until 10.2 Tokyo).

Delphi XE2 and lower icons seem to be at [] Delphi versions and icons,


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Configure IntelliSense (SQL Server Management Studio) | Microsoft Docs

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/10/08

Not sure why, but all of a sudden, SSMS did not code-complete any table or column names any more.

This shows where that setting is [WayBack] Configure IntelliSense (SQL Server Management Studio) | Microsoft Docs.

The odd thing: updating to a more fresh 17.x version solved the problem all by itself.

Anyway, you can change the settings under the section “All Languages”, “Transact-SQL” or “XML”, each in the “General” sub-section:


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Some free test SOAP web service endpoint sites

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/10/08

In the past, [WayBack] WebserviceX.NET used to be a great reference for publicly accessible SOAP web-services. Nowadays their listing contains ~2K of entries marked as DISCONTINUED in [WayBack] WebserviceX.NET API catalogue.

So below are a few sites mentioning web-services that have worked for me. No guarantee however they still work (:

Maybe I’m going to provide something myself.


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