Delphi is a form of Object Pascal that is most commonly known due to Borland Delphi that was popular in the 1990's.

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Anyone using Intel Performance Primitives library (IPP) with Delphi?

I'm considering purchasing the Intel Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP) library for use with my Delphi applications. I'm interested in the signal processing functions. Mainly for re-sampling and ...
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Seeking Delphi (Pascal) code beautifier

Preferably a tool which will run from inside of the Delphi IDE (I use Delphi 7), but I can accept a standalone program. Should have the ability to define rules (X space indent, no tabs, one statement ...
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Delphi Conversion to Prism?

At my office, we are about to embark on an epic journey of converting an old Delphi 5 application to something more modern. One of our options is to convert to Delphi Prism, but we want to see what ...
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What have my fellow Delphi programmers done to make Eclipse/Java more like Delphi?

I am a veteran Delphi programmer working on my first real Android app. I am using Eclipse and Java as my development environment. The thing I miss the most of course is Delphi's VCL components and ...
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If I open a port and add an exception to the Windows firewall, should I ask the user first?

I have an application running with admin rights, which in order to work, need add a port and register himself to the exceptions list of the Windows Firewall. the question is, is considered a bad ...
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How can you be certain that a controversial change made to your software really is best for users?

Background: we have recently made a significant change to the UI of our software. All previous versions used a MDI interface (windows floating around inside a parent window.) The new version uses a ...
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Visual web page designer for Django?

I'm just starting my Django learning so pardon me if any part of this question is off-base. I have done a lot of web searching for information on the equivalent of a visual web page designer for ...
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Python's Django or Delphi's IntraWeb?

Well, forgive me if it is an off-topic question. I have no knowledge about web programming, so I apologize in advance, if it is a stupid question. I will start to build a web based application. To be ...
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Delphi to Java change - career advice

I'm a Delphi developer with aprox 5 years of experience. But now, Delphi seems to be dead, and the job opportunities are smaller. So, I want to begin learn Java, because I like it, and the job market ...
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WPF vs. WinForms - a Delphi programmer's perspective?

I have read most of the major threads on WPF vs. WinForms and I find myself stuck in the unfortunate ambivalence you can fall into when deciding between the tried and true previous tech (Winforms), ...
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Resources for up-to-date Delphi programming [closed]

I'm a developer in a small department and have been using Delphi for the last 10 years. Whilst I've tried to keep up-to-date with movements there are a lot of changes that have occurred between ...
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Design Patterns in Delphi [closed]

Delphi has a few problems implementing some design patterns because some features it lacks, like multiple inheritance and no pure abstract classes. Are there any good resources or ...
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Switching Programming Languages [duplicate]

I'm a senior level Delphi developer looking for move into either C# or possibly Java roles. I have around 8 years of development experience of which pretty much all of it is in Delphi, I have very ...
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Delphi doesn't have Lambda Expressions and I'm a Delphi programmer, what am I missing out on?

I'm nearly clueless as to what a lambda expression is, but I have a hard time believing that I couldn't finagle something to the same effect in Delphi (albeit with 900% more code). What is the big ...
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Delphi vs C# for GUI programming [closed]

I'm coming from PHP and Python background with little knowledge of C, I have done many web based application now I'm thinking of Desktop application for windows platform. A friend told me to go for ...
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Delphi interview - requirements

I must help my TL(Team Lead has experience with C# and is a beginner in Delphi) to make requirements for a Delphi Developer position. So I've start to document this. Until now the list is: Strong ...
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What's with Delphi's support cycle?

This is a chart I whipped together showing the length of active (meaning ongoing bug fixes and service packs) support offered for each version of Delphi. It is based on the published support data ...
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Is there any express edition like thing in Delphi? [closed]

I visited the site of Embarcadero and read about Delphi. Though the new version is named Delphi XE, but it is not Express Edition. I want to learn programming in Delphi. Is there any Express Edition ...
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Is Oberon really “a better Pascal”? [closed]

Reading Niklaus Wirth, one can notice that despite some popularity of Pascal, he is not glad that Oberon (as a "polished" successor of Pascal and Modula) didn't get much popularity. I never did ...
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Is Power++ worth buying/learning? [closed]

I found Power++ and to my suprise it looks like a good alternative for Delphi and Visual Studio. Anyone used it? Can you tell me if it is worth it buying/learning it?
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What are the most common ways used to migrate a Delphi application incrementally to .NET?

If you have several million lines of Delphi code and want to incrementally migrate to .NET/C#, what strategy would you use?
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Has anyone used RemObjects' Hydra to mix a large Delphi project with new C# additions?

(Hopefully this is deemed suitable for Programmers, not StackOverflow - I could imagine it getting closed at SO because there's no obvious 'right' answer.) We have a large Delphi 2007 VCL project ...