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Visual Studio Code direct download links

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/08/14

Visual Studio Code download links:



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More on new .NET path handling – Jeremy Kuhne’s Blog

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/08/07

When it was at the age natural people are allowed to drive in the USA, the .NET framework behaved far less brain dead handling various (especially long or strange) paths: [WayBackMore on new .NET path handling – Jeremy Kuhne’s Blog.

Path handling has frustrated me in many development environments, so I wonder if ones that are beyond the (USA) legal age of drinking follow.


via: [WayBack] Some time ago, the .net developers finally saw sense and removed path normalization and long path limit code in System.IO… Does anybody know if Embarcadero have come to their senses… – David Heffernan – Google+

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28800 Embarcadero DBX ADO.NET 2.0 driver for InterBase (version 17.0)

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/08/06

For my link archive in case of link rot: [WayBack/Archive.is28800 Embarcadero DBX ADO.NET 2.0 driver for InterBase (version 17.0)

Note these are the same as the ones shipping with the Interbase XE7 developer edition.

The less old alternative from Embarcadero alternative is the ODBC driver: [WayBack/Archive.is28975 Embarcadero InterBase ODBC Driver for Windows, 32-bit and 64-bit

Maybe it is a good idea to look into [WayBack] All IBProvider news Firebird and InterBase driver for OLE DB and ADO.NET


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Design Patterns & Refactoring

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/07/16

Design Patterns and Refactoring articles and guides. Design Patterns video tutorials for newbies. Simple descriptions and full source code examples in Java, C++, C#, PHP and Delphi.

Source: [WayBackDesign Patterns & Refactoring.

And indeed a lot of examples in Delphi too; few sites have that: Delphi


Via: [WayBack] I stumbled upon this yesterday, very informative, accessible and also with Delphi examples – among other languages. – Steffen Nyeland – Google+

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Visual Studio: show whitespace and configure spaces instead of tabs

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/07/11

As I always forgets this and fresh Visual Studio installations favour tabs over spaces, here is how to get it into sane mode:

Related: [WayBackWhitespace: The Silent Killer


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