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CodeRage 6 - Delphi XE 2 and FireMonkey: 17-21 October 2011
CodeRage 6 - a FREE multi-day online conference filled with stellar content designed specifically for software development professionals. If you speak geek, this is the event for you!

A Typical Delphi Programmer Day - How Does That Look For You?
I've been programming for the last, uh, 20+ years. I guess many of you have the same number of years on your programming back. Be it an entry level programmer or a solution architect I suppose your typical day-to-day tasks sometimes feel like "déjà vu".

Delphi / RAD Studio 2010 Launch in Zagreb, Croatia
13/10/2009 Delphi / RAD Studio launch in Zagreb Croatia. Along with representatives of KONTO Pozega (local Embarcader partner) a distributor for the Western Balkans, the new RAD Studio 2010 included special guests: Mr Mark Barringer, sales manager for Europe and senior consultant for database tools, and Mr. Pawel Glowacki, chief technician for RAD Studio for Europe within the Embarcadero. Here's a breakdown of the event.

How Would You Handle a Bug In Your Application. Not.
Bugs happen. We (developers) need to know how to handle them. But sometimes we freak out. At least I do. Sometimes I think of funny ways how (not to) fix bugs. I think of pretending that I'm dead then trying to scare the bug in my source code. Never helped, though :( Do you have any fun ideas what to do when users of your application call to...

What To Do When You Find a Bug in Your Program
A peaceful Friday, you are just finishing that important big function you have been working on for the last couple of days. The new release of the application is due Monday. 7:07 PM. A fierce voice on the other side of the telephone line: "I just found a bug in your application - it cost me 4 hours of work and 2 weeks of data gathering. Here's how to reproduce it: ...."

W32/Induc-A - The Delphi Virus - Will Your Applications Be Affected?
The virus, named W32/Induc-A, targets a development environment, specifically: Delphi versions 4, 5, 6 and 7. The virus was written to infect applications compiled with eiter Delphi 4, Delphi 5, Delphi 6 or Delphi 7. Should you be warried? What does the W32/Induc-A do? How to protect your environment.

What Is Your Most Common Delphi Programming D'Oh - Coding Err…
Never mind your 1, 4, 6, or 10+ years in coding Delphi applications! When you code you make compile and logic errors in your code. Some errors are easy to handle some will take you some time. The fact is that no matter how careful you are, a program you are currently developing will probably contain some bugs. Do you make mistakes when coding in...

What Happened to "Borland Delphi"? What is CodeGear? What is Embarcadero?
Take a quick look at the box where your Delphi installation CDs (DVDs) are. Does it say Borland Delphi or CodeGear Delphi or Embarcadero Technologies Delphi?

Delphi Contest: Creating Fancy Applications
If you are like me, you like experimenting - creating pieces of Delphi code just to learn something new and create something interesting. If nothing else, to amaze your coworkers / family / yourself. Here's a Delphi contest for you: create a fancy Delphi application or just a piece of Delphi code! For Fame and Glory.

Don't Miss: CodeRage 2007 - Free Online Virtual Conference by CodeGear
CodeRage by CodeGear is the first virtual conference for developers! Delphi developers should not miss it!

Who Wants to Be a Delphi Millionaire?
Ever wonder what "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" might look like if there were only Delphi programming questions? Take my quiz and find out how you would do.... (there are no prizes, the $ amounts only indicate difficulty).

Holiday Gift Ideas for Delphi programmers
Everything you need to know about what every programmer desires, needs, wants...

Borland Delphi no More - It's CodeGear Delphi!
It's official: Delphi is no longer "Borland Delphi", it's "CodeGear Delphi"! For a long time, the main page of the delphi.about.com (this) site was "About Borland Delphi Programming", then I turned it into "About Borland ("Devco") Delphi Programming", today (11/14/2006) the *new name* is "About CodeGear Delphi Programming"!

Add an Easter Egg to your Delphi application
Looking for some hidden fun in Delphi? Find out what are Easter Eggs and how to add them to your applications. Find out how to add cheat codes to your Delphi games.

How to Build your First "Hello World VIRUS"
Who said programming cannot be fun? Let's create a simple "memory eater" that executes itself an unlimited number of times - thus consuming all the Windows memory :) Ah, ok. This Virus will also free the memory it occupies.

Top 10 Fun Reasons why you Should Stop Using Delphi, now!
I don't know about you, but I've seen too many newsgroups/forum posts that state/ask something like "Is Delphi dying?" or "Delphi has no future", and similar.

Celebrating 10 Delphi Years (with a chance to win a Delphi book)
02/15/1995 is the date remembered as the birth date of Borland Delphi. For this special occasion we'll award one developer with a copy of "Delphi for .NET developers Guide"

Delphi history – from Pascal to Octane
This document provides concise descriptions of Delphi versions and its history, along with a brief list of features and notes. Find out how Delphi evolved from Pascal to a RAD tool that can help you solve complex development problems.

Drawing Snowflakes All Over your Desktop Screen
Amaze your co-workers: *Snowflakes* application randomly draws and moves snowflake images over your Desktop screen. While having some fun, learn how to create transparent, top-most and caption-less forms that randomly move over your screen.

Bride of the Fun Side: Delphi
Useless Data-Aware Components, Dis-Integrating the Enterprise...

How To Write Unmaintainable Code
Read how to write Unmaintainable Code and laugh.

Humor: The Evolution of a programmer
How code gets more sophisticated while we get old.

The coming of age of Delphi
Fun article about the age of Delphi.

The Fun Side of Delphi
Writing Useless Components in Delphi.

The Daily WTF
The Daily WTF presents scary code examples, updated daily. If you are looking for a good laugh, visit The Daily WTF site. Note: you just need to make sure your own code is not somewhere there :))

How Does One Delphi Programmer Typical Day Look Like For You?
I've been programming for the last, uh, 20+ years. I guess many of you have the same number of years on your programming back. Be it an entry level programmer or a solution architect I suppose your typical day-to-day tasks sometimes feel like "déjà vu".

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