Today I got one of these dreaded update reminders for software that I don't really want to have on my computer (no, not Flash this time). So after procrastinating the inevitable for a few days I just now started the update. I got an interesting surprise: What???!!!! Oracle doesn't want me to keep Java on … Continue reading Please remove unused versions of Java
(German proverb, roughly translates to: You get as old as a cow and still learn something new.) I didn't know about the Windows assoc command which lets you deal with file associations on the command line. Found it via this post on StackOverflow.
As I work with multiple Delphi versions on the same computer it happens frequently that I simply double click on a project and the wrong IDE starts. It then either tells me that the .dproj file format is invalid (if it was created with a later version) or it updates an older file format to … Continue reading dzBdsLauncher 1.0 released
Apparently there was a long discussion on this before, but somehow I missed it: The latest release of Google Chrome no longer shows the full url any more. It removes the protocol (http:// or https://) and also the "www."-prefix if it existed. So "https://www.bing.com" becomes just "bing.com". In my opinion this is plain dangerous. It's … Continue reading I just uninstalled Google Chrome