Note to self: Icons for Windows applications with multiple resolutions can be created by combining multiple png images using the convert tool that comes with ImageMagcic: convert 16.png 32.png 48.png 128.png 256.png -colors 256 icon.ico (From this answer to this question on superuser.com.)
I just updated the Custom Container Pack sources to support Delphi XE8. It was mostly a matter of creating the packages for the "new" version. I also added XE8 to the compilerversion.inc file. It now compiles and installs. I have not tested it extensively.
A new release of my experimental GExperts version is available. I fixed yet another issue with Unicode / UTF-8. It works now with some Arabic strings which got converted to question marks before. The usual warning applies: My unit tests still work so apparently I haven't broken too much in the process. I also tested … Continue reading GExperts code formatter is now a little bit more Unicode aware
In my last post I announced that the GExperts code formatter is now Unicode aware. Little did I know. Mohamed Kamel sent me a source file with Arabic strings which still got converted to question marks. So today I have dived into the source code again. I nailed the problem with Arabic strings (and added … Continue reading Unicode is hard – harder than I assumed
After getting my Delphi XE8 installation to work again I have released a new experimental GExperts version. It is the first where the code formatter should be fully Unicode aware (for Delphi IDEs supporting Unicode, that is >= 2005). My tests worked and some brave souls also tested it live. Also, I found and fixed … Continue reading GExperts code formatter is now Unicode aware
When the Delphi XE8 update1 was released it was also about the time for our company to renew my Delphi subscription. Unfortunately our accounting department fouled up paying the bill so for a short while my subscription was not valid. I knew nothing about this and installed the "Subscription Update". This left me with the … Continue reading Fixing “An Update Subscription … is required …