I normally do not indulge in blog posts that merely link to other blog posts or articles, but I shall make an exception for the latest installment in the Homerian Epic: Sons of Kahn from Verity Stob. As ever, the Sons of Kahn theme provides much humour and hilarity, tinged imho with the faintest of bitterness stemming from the truth it conveys.
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Make the alternative look worse than it really is. In fact, go one better – don’t make it look worse, just describe it as being worse. Some may consider it unfair to pick on one specific post, but I am increasingly disappointed with how the SVN integration in the new RAD Studio XE is being hailed as some great new addition to the IDE and don’t think it’s fair to paint it in such flattering shades without doing a fair comparison.
A quick post to let everyone know that Allen Bauer kindly answered my direct question in the Embarcadero forums asking for clarification of what “64-bit implementation” means in the XE “Pulsar” slide of the new Delphi roadmap.
It’s tempting (not to mention completely understandable) to selectively choose the positive comments and not at all surprising that there are no negative comments to be found among the list quoted. But you should be careful to avoid potentially embarrassing credibility gaps.
News is starting to come out about the upcoming release of Delphi, RAD Studio XE. So what can we expect?
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