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Why do I choose Delphi?

Why?  Really, why do I?  In a world full of PHP, Java, Visual Studio, Python, Lua, and all these other syntaxes, what is it about Delphi that brings me back time and time again? First off, let’s be clear – … Continue reading

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Delphi Does Data

Delphi Hi everyone! Last time we talked Delphi, we talked a bit about frameworks and we built your first Delphi app, a “Hello World” for Windows.  This time around, we’re going to talk about one of the most common uses … Continue reading

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A Delphi Primer with RAD Studio 10.2

Hey hey, everyone! Today is a day off for a public holiday – couldn’t tell you which one off the top of my head – in Germany.  They do a few of these in May and June, and this time … Continue reading

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Just saw “Rogue One”…

…this isn’t going to be a review.  Just a comment. HOLY SHIT THAT WAS AWESOME. It was everything a Star Wars film should be.  And then some. I’ll do a review sometime.  After I stop laughing and crying like a … Continue reading

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HMS Belfast…

…is all done up!  There isn’t going to be a lot of text in this post, I’ll update with a more comprehensive build log later, but for now I wanted to push up some shots of her from tonight showing … Continue reading

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Build Log: HMS Belfast, in 1:600 scale, by AirFix

Part 1:  Unboxing Hi everyone! I’m in the process of moving to Munich, and while that is going on, the Enterprise will be on hold – it’s mostly software coding at this point to make sure I’ve got all my … Continue reading

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A few quick impressions…

…on the 10.2 version of Delphi: First, the installer.  Because I saw it a lot.  And I mean, A LOT.  Why?  Because this installer refused to install to my laptop – even after it got wiped and a clean Windows … Continue reading

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Once more unto the breach…

I’m currently still sorting out the MP3 and display options for the controller that will handle everything in the Enterprise (gave up on my hack, got an MP3 chip, will detail in a future update), and wanted to cover something … Continue reading

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A little teaser…

This is a little extra teaser to add to Build Log – Part 15.  Remember how I mentioned I didn’t have any controls to tell the board to do the things I’m programming into it? Now I do.   (evil … Continue reading

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The USS Enterprise (Refit) from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Build Log:  Part 15 This update is going to be about some of the electronics that I’m designing and working with to control special effects on the model – the lighting of the torp launcher and the sounds that go … Continue reading

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