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Month: July 2008

Delphi Win32 gets a TStringBuilder class

The next version of Delphi, code named “Tiburon”, is getting some cool new features.  One of these will be the…

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How to shoot yourself in the foot with regular expressions

I had some Delphi code that is used a user entered text string as a key. After the user entered…

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Black Crayons and the school psychologist, a true story (just not mine)

I follow Raymond Chen’s blog (required reading if you program for Win32) and the other day he had a link…

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Playing with a new toy, a GPS device

While on vacation in Hyannis, I got annoyed with the one way streets odd layouts so I went out and…

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Live from Daryl Hall’s House

I came across an interesting site while looking for something else on Wikipedia….   Daryl Hall, of Hall & Oates…

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Bonus TVUG presentation by John Papa

On Tuesday, July 22nd, we will be having a bonus Tech Valley User Group meeting.  We usually skip the summer…

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Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog is coming to an Internet near you.

I can’t pass this one up.  “Dr Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” is a direct to the Internet miniseries from the mind…

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Handling collation sequences with temporary tables and table variables with SQL Server

When building complex stored procedures that span multiple tables, you will probably need to store some intermediate results in a…

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A nice article about using Custom Attributes in your own code

I was poking around the blogs posts on the Falafel site and I came across a nice concise example by…

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Still time to enter the Darwin Race of Languages

Do you think that hand tweaked C code runs circles around managed code (C#, Java, VB.NET)?  Or do you think…

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