My buildtools for Delphi have been available on SourceForge for quite a while. I use them in all my projects, including - slightly modified - in GExperts. Just in case somebody else is interested, I'll outline how to use them in a project. Requirements First, your project has to follow the following structure: Project src … Continue reading Using my buildtools
Month: September 2015
Delphi7Help4BDS updated for Delphi XE7 to 10 Seattle
I have just updated my Delphi Help Expert to support Delphi XE7, XE8 and 10 Seattle. It allows to reconfigure F1 + any of the modifier keys Shift, Ctrl, Alt and Alt+Ctrl to call either a help file (you will need the old winhelp viewer that Microsoft dropped with Vista(?)), chm file or internet url. … Continue reading Delphi7Help4BDS updated for Delphi XE7 to 10 Seattle
Delphi Custom Container Pack updated for Delphi 10 Seattle
I just updated the Custom Container Pack sources to support Delphi 10 Seattle. It was mostly a matter of creating the packages for the "new" version. I also added Delphi 10 Seattle to the compilerversion.inc file. It now compiles and installs. I have not tested it extensively.
Delphi IDE Explorer Expert for Delphi 2007 – 10 Seattle
I wrote this Delphi IDE Explorer Expert when I was trying find the button for showing and hiding the background for the Firemonkey mobile form designer and turn the bloody thing off for good. Now I have ported it to all Delphi versions from 2007 to 10 Seattle. You can find the sources on SourceForge.
Remove the ad banner on the Delphi 10 Seattle welcome page
I don't know what Embarcadero thinks they can accomplish by showing their customers an annoying ad banner for the product they have already bought, but I don't like that and this post helped me to get rid of it. There are two steps: Locate the file that is being displayed. There are multipe default.htm files … Continue reading Remove the ad banner on the Delphi 10 Seattle welcome page
Experimental GExperts Version 1.37 2015-09-06 released
The latest version is the first version that supports Delphi 10 Seattle. There is nothing really new about the formatter code. Achim Kalwa submitted a patch that solves yet another Unicode issue, this time with the Code Proofreader expert. Another change is that there won't be a regular expert dll this time. After polling on … Continue reading Experimental GExperts Version 1.37 2015-09-06 released
Rebooting a Linux server unattended
Just so I can look it up when I need it again: /sbin/shutdown -r now is the command that when run as root will reboot a Linux server. It can simply be added as a scheduled command in WebMin: