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New in 11.3 - Show Build Folder in Explorer - #211

A new feature in Delphi 11.3 is the ability to show your executable in Windows Explorer by right-clicking on a build configuration.  See how it works here.

Fix Your broken Toolbars in the IDE - #210

It can occasionally be the case that the Toolbars in the Delphi IDE become broken. You can fix them using the registry editor. And you can also customise them for better productivity.  Find out all about it here.

Change Your Build Configuration Faster - Delphi #209

Rather than change the build configuration for each project in a project group, why not change them all at once?  Watch here.

Change Project in the Project Window - #208

Here are some easy shortcuts for selecting projects within a project group.

JCLCompression and 7-Zip - #207

In the previous video we looked at zip compression using TZipFile in Delphi, but you can also use the 7-Zip DLL for compression and decompression of many file types. Support for this can be found in the Jedi Code Library (JCL).  Watch on YouTube.

Multithreaded Zip File Extraction - #206

Can you extract files using TZipFile using multiple threads? Does it improve performance? Find out in this video.

When 2 is not 2 - #205

Did you know that 2 is treated differently from 2.0. 2 is an integer, and 2.0 is a floating point number, and this can be important if you want to stop your satellites from crashing back to Earth. Find out how.

TGridPanel Shortcuts - #204

Introduced in Delphi 10.4 are a couple of shortcuts for changing the relative size of rows and columns on TGridPanel. These make it much easier to set the exact values for the percentual rows and columns.  Learn these shortcuts here.

Refactoring at ADUG 2022 - Come and see my talk - #203

I'm presenting at the ADUG Symposium this year and I'm inviting you to see my talk on refactoring in Delphi. Check out this sneak peek on Refactoring in Delphi.

The Many Ways to Show the Debug Inspector - #202

It's rare that I learn something new about the Delphi IDE, especially a shortcut, but today I did. And in this video, I'm sharing with you this shortcut to show the Debug Inspector, plus all the other ways that I know of.