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PowerShell script to install PostgreSQL on Windows using the binary release zipfile

PostgreSQL is one of the most popular database solutions in the world. A few years back, I published a blog post full of PostgreSQL links and general information which includes links for the vario...

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Let's Do The Rewrite Again Theme Song

Sometimes you get an idea that you just have to dig into just a little bit deeper… I made an off-handed comment earlier today to Ian Barker (as usual) and later thought about it more and figured th...

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Recent system outages on Embarcadero websites

There has been persistent connectivity issues recently to Embarcadero websites including their DocWiki, Quality Portal and others. The issue is being actively discussed in multiple channels includ...

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Delphi 12 Is Now Available

The latest major version of Delphi was released on November 7, 2023. This has been another huge effort towards quality improvements with over 1,200 customer-reported Quality Portal issues closed w...

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Delphi Developers Twitter Community available

I received a notification from Twitter that I was invited to start a Twitter Community so I did a quick search and did not find any existing Delphi-related communities, so I started a new Delphi De...

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Prevent concurrent execution of a batch file in Microsoft Windows

Batch files are a convenient way to automate repetitive tasks on Windows systems. However, in certain scenarios, it is crucial to ensure that a batch file can only be executed one at a time to avoi...

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2023 Stack Overflow Developer Survey includes Delphi - place your vote today!

The 13th annual developer survey from Stack Overflow includes options to select Delphi and RAD Studio. This is a very popular survey within the developer community with over 70,000 developers parti...

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Delphi rock-n-roll song by ChatGPT

ChatGPT is still going strong - let’s celebrate Delphi with a rock-n-roll song! (Verse 1) In the realm of code where wizards dwell, There’s a tool that casts its magical spell, Delphi, the rockst...

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We just reached 1,000 Members in our Delphi Developers Telegram group!

As of today (May 10, 2023) we have just reached 1,000 members in our English-language Delphi Developer Group on Telegram! (The Brazilian Delphi BR Group is probably the largest Delphi group on Tele...

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Use CreateProcess and capture the output in Windows

It is highly likely that most Delphi programmers already have some code in the toolbox for launching applications on Windows. I know that I have written a few different utility functions myself ove...