[Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes] Eric Grange (resurrector of the increasingly interesting looking DWS project) recently posted about a new idea he has had for the DWS engine, which in turn gave me an idea, or rather, prompted me to come up with what I think may be a new spin on an old one.
[Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes] A welcome new language feature in Delphi 2010 is the introduction of attributes, as previously found in .NET languages. However I am slightly disappointed that the language implementation is also very close to that found in C# and other .NET languages and not more in keeping with what I would consider The Spirit Of Delphi.
[Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute] The first two canned videos from last weeks preview of Tiburon have appeared on the CDN site. Of the two, one covers some new language features in C++ Builder, but the one of most interest to Delphi developers I think is the one that demonstrates some of the VCL improvements and changes. See if you can spot Nick Hodge’s deliberate mistake. At least, I hope it was deliberate. 😉 More videos and sessions should be coming online soon.
[Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes] Explores the relevance of authorities supposed to be making a good case for anonymous methods