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2004. Delphi Programming by Zarko Gajic

Delphi Programming Almanac For the Year 2004


Your first "Hello World" ASP.Net Delphi application - 04/27/2004
A Beginner's Guide to Asp.Net Programming for Delphi developers: Chapter 4. Let's see how to build a simple web application using Delphi for .Net.

TadpDBDateTimePicker - data aware TDateTimePicker Delphi component - 04/20/2004
Full source code of the TadpDBDateTimePicker Delphi component, a data-aware version of the standard TDateTimePicker - a visual component designed specifically for manipulating date and/or time (TDateTime) values. The TadpDBDateTimePicker knows how to handle "null" database values, and can show week numbers in the calendar.

What makes an Delphi 8 Asp.Net application - 04/13/2004
A Beginner's Guide to Asp.Net Programming for Delphi developers: Chapter 3. Let's see what are the main parts of an asp.net application; what are all those .aspx, .ascx, .dcuil, bdsproj, etc files.

Working with GIF images in Delphi - 04/06/2004
Need to display an animated GIF image in a Delphi application? Even though Delphi does not natively support GIF image files formats (like BMP or JPEG) there are a few great (free source) components available on the Net, which add the ability to display and manipulate GIF images at run as well as at design time to any Delphi application.

Backup Machine - 03/30/2004
A free data backup application, with source code. Backup Machine provides the easiest way to backup your critical folders and files - supporting conventional or UNC file names, allowing access to local and network directories.

Delphi for Visual Basic developers - 03/23/2004
It seems many VB developers are turning to Delphi these days. This article provides specific information and resources to help developers migrate their applications (knowledge and skills) from VB to Borland Delphi.

Setting up the BDSWebExample Delphi 8 (Asp.Net) demo application - 03/16/2004
A Beginner's Guide to Asp.Net Programming for Delphi developers: Chapter 2. Getting started with the Delphi 8 BDSWebExample: restoring the database, preparing the virtual directory. Running BDSWebExample for the first time!

An introduction to Asp.Net programming with Delphi. Configuring the Cassini web server. - 03/09/2004
A Beginner's Guide to Asp.Net Programming for Delphi developers: Chapter 1. What is Asp.Net from the perspective of a Delphi developer? How to set up the Cassini sample web server.

Code navigation in Delphi - 03/02/2004
A Beginner's Guide to Delphi Programming: Chapter 18. How to be even more productive with Delphi IDE (precisely, the code editor): start using code navigation features - quickly jump from a method implementation and a method declaration, locate a variable declaration using tooltip symbol insight features, and more.

New language features in Delphi for .Net - 02/24/2004
Fast Forward to Delphi 8 for .Net - Part II. What you need to know about the new Delphi language features in Delphi 8 for .Net. Find out about unit namespaces and the new class visibility and access specifiers.

And now for something (not so) completely different: Delphi for .NET! - 02/17/2004
Fast Forward to Delphi 8 for .Net - Part I. This is the first article in the series of articles that are designed with one goal in mind: to provide a quick and dirty introduction to the world of .Net programming with Delphi.

Capturing screen shots including the mouse cursor - 02/10/2004
Here's how to take a screen shot of the Desktop window including the mouse cursor, using Delphi code.

Sending email messages - 02/03/2004
Learn how to send email messages with attachments using Indy and Delphi. Full source code to a simple "SMTP Mail Sender" application included.

RGB Color Picker - 01/27/2004
A free source color sampling application. Use RGB Color Picker to sample colors from your Windows Desktop screen - get the HTML color under the mouse cursor (as you do with the "eyedropper" tool in most paint programs).

ScreenThief - stealing screen shots over the Network - 01/20/2004
A free network screen shot grabber application, with source code. Learn how to send / receive raw (binary) data (screen shot JPG images) using TCP connections. ScreenThief is a network application designed to "steal" screen shot images from client computers and display them in one central location (server application).

Selecting and highlighting a row in a DBGrid - "OnMouseOverRow" - 01/10/2004
Need to highlight the row behind the mouse cursor in a DBGrid? Here's how to select (make active record) and highlight (change color, font, etc.) a row in a DBGrid as mouse moves around the grid.

TShBrowse - 01/06/2004
Delphi component that encapsulates the ShBrowseForFolder API function call (displaying a standard Windows dialog box that enables the user to select a shell folder, network computer, printer or a file).

Centering the MessageDlg dialog inside a form - 01/03/2004
How to make your MessageDlg's center on your form instead of the screen.

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