Code Faster in Delphi Book

This book will make you a faster Delphi developer, it doesn't matter if you are just starting out, or have been using Delphi since version 1, you will find all sorts of tips, tricks and hacks to boost your productivity.

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Code Better in Delphi Book

Make your Delphi code better by reading this book! You will find numerous tips, tricks, techniques and tools to enhance and improve code. How does your code stack up? Are you writing code that will be usable for years, or are you heading towards a dystopian maintenance apocalypse?

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Movie #9 - Virtualization

Here we use VMWare to install FreeDOS onto a virtual machine and install and run Turbo Pascal 5.5 (for those of us who can remember back that far).  Click Here to view the movie

Movie #8 - Customer 2.0

In this movie we continue with our customer application.  Here we actually write some code to add three features

  1. Read in a CSV File
  2. Sorting
  3. Searching

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Movie #7 - A Data-Aware Application

Here we will write a small "customer tracking" application.  This movie is aimed at beginners introducing the TClientDataSet component.  It will hopefully be the first in a series.

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Movie #6 - Hiding the form Caption

Here we have a look at one technique for hiding the caption for a form.  I've fixed the sound quality for this one and have some branding - one day I may even look professional.

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Movie #5 - My First PHP Application

Just got hold of Delphi For PHP 1.0 and this is my first application written in it.

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The audio quality is not the best in this one - I need a better mic me thinks. 

Movie #4 - Delayed Form Creation

Here you will learn a technique for delayed form creation.  This can be useful to create your forms on an as need basis rather than when your application starts up, thus decreasing start time.  Watch it here.

Movie #3 - IDE Tricks

In this movie you will learn some IDE tricks - in particular using the Clipboard and editing the form source.
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Movie #2 - Writing Actions

In this training movie you will learn about actions / component writing and interafaces.  This movies is about 30 minutes long and aimed towards experienced Delphi developers.

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Movie #1 - Icons

In this guide you will learn how to create icons in gimp and put them into your applications.

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