Showing posts from January, 2013

Shiny new XE3 and ditching old Delphis

Just installed my first Delphi update since the marvellous Delphi 2010. I sneaked in just in time to get Delphi XE3 pro from Grey Matter with a free copy of HTML5 Builder. Not had chance to get to grips with XE3 or HTML5 Builder get, but have tasks in mind for both. XE3 is silky smooth on my relatively new ASUS development laptop, so I'm pleased with the pairing. Or perhaps its the fact that my previous development machine was a five year old Dell box that everything seems so fast at the moment! No, what really got me tapping the keyboard is to say how much I appreciate getting license for Delphis back to 2007 + Delphi 7 as part of the XE3 licenses. Good on you Embarcadero! I've never managed to acquire such a complete set before. I find them useful for testing my ddab-lib code library and for running tests on code in the Code Snippets Database . So over the next weeks I'll be testing the code library with Delphi 2007, 2009, XE, XE2 and XE3 and making any necessary tweaks.

CodeSnip project hosting changes now complete

I recently gave notice that my CodeSnip project was being migrated to the new "Allura" forge software by SourceForge, and then decided to move CodeSnip 's Subversion source code repository to GoogleCode . I'm pleased to announce that the migrations are now complete and have been tested. Here are the relevant links: Online source code browser: Committed changes: Check-out URL for Subversion clients: Note: Checkouts are read-only. To commit you need to be a project member. Contact me if you want to join the project. Some of the old Subversion URLs may keep working for a while, but the the old repository will not be updated. CodeSnip 's download files (source and executable) remain on SourceForge at: . The bug report and feature request trackers remain on SourceForge but have n