I have just applied patches that are supposed to fix some Unicode issues with Russian characters. These apply to the following editor experts: Expand Macro Template Locate / Move to matching delimiter Previous / Next Identifier reference My tests so far have shown no changes on how these work on my source code, but I … Continue reading Need help testing a GExperts bugfix
Minor Delphi Ide Explorer enhancement
I just added some minor enhancements to my Delphi Ide Explorer expert: For TShortCut properties it now also displays the text representation for the shortcut. For TShortCutList properties (TAction.SecondaryHotkeys) it now displays "<no shortcut>" if the list is emtpy rather than an empty string For TStrings properties it now displays "<empty>" if the list is … Continue reading Minor Delphi Ide Explorer enhancement
chat.openapi.com is really amazing
Since everybody and his brother is talking about the new chat engine from openapi I had to try it myself, and lo and behold it is amazing. I asked it about various topics and the answers I got were at least plausible. Being a Delphi developer I of course ended up asking it questions about … Continue reading chat.openapi.com is really amazing
Mastodon Autopost Plugin for WordPress
There are several plugins for WordPress that allow to automatically create a new Mastodon toot (what a stupid name!) for each blog post. I'm using "Mastodon Autopost". Unfortunately this plugin seems to be outdated and also has a bug that with the current PHP version results in an error/warning message if the post does not … Continue reading Mastodon Autopost Plugin for WordPress
I’m on Mastodon now
I never really liked Twitter, but I created an account there to be able to Announce new posts on my blog Allow some feedback to my blog without enabling the comments Now I joined Mastodon as @dummzeuch simply to add another channel for those who don't want to use Twitter.
All known Generics bugs fixed in GExperts code formatter
I have just finished fixing all known bugs in the GExperts code formatter that were related to Generics. On top of that I fixed a few others. I am sure there are still more though, but because I rarely use Generics I haven't seen them yet. So I need your help: If you have a … Continue reading All known Generics bugs fixed in GExperts code formatter
Change order of experts in GExperts Expert Manager
Prompted by a post on Delphi Praxis, I just added a new feature to the Expert Manager expert in GExperts (lots of experts here 😉 ): It can now change the order in which the experts are loaded into the IDE. This may be important e.g. if you are using Andreas Hausladen's Delphi Speed Up … Continue reading Change order of experts in GExperts Expert Manager
RIP Michail Gorbatschow
I think we as Germans still cannot really appreciate the effect he had on our country. I also think the war against Ukraine would not have happened if he had been in charge for a few more years, but we will never know. Rest in peace Gorbi!
Installing Webmin on Ubuntu 22.04 server
As a follow up to my notes on installing Webmin on Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 (on 20.04 it worked as in 18.04) now two additional steps are necessary for Ubuntu 22.04. Those steps must be executed as root: Convert Webmin's PGP key to a format that apt can use to verify files: Add that key … Continue reading Installing Webmin on Ubuntu 22.04 server
Where did Microsoft move the underline menu shortcut option?
So I don't forget: Microsoft seems to love changing the place where they hide useful configuration options. One that I always turn on is "Underline access keys when available" and in Windows 10 it is now in "Keyboard" -> "Change how keyboard shortcuts work" which is about half way down the page just where it … Continue reading Where did Microsoft move the underline menu shortcut option?