Author Archives: Andreas Hausladen

System.ByteStrings for 10.1 Berlin

By | May 31, 2016

Delphi 10.1 Berlin reintroduces UTF8String and RawByteString for the NextGen compilers (Android, iOS). But ShortString and AnsiString are still missing. The compiler has full support for them but you can’t use them because they are declared with a leading underscore in the System.pas unit what makes them inaccessible because “_” is compiled to “@” what… Read More »

IDE Fix Pack 5.95 for Delphi 10.1 Berlin

By | May 30, 2016

IDE Fix Pack 5.95 supports RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin. When Windows Defender (or any other anti-virus tool) sees the compiler creating a DCU file and the compiler calls CloseHandle on the file handle, the virus/malware scanner blocks the thread and takes its time to have a look at the file. This causes CloseHandle to take… Read More »

DDevExtensions and DFMCheck for 10.1 Berlin

By | May 29, 2016

The DDevExtensions and the DFMCheck IDE plugins are now available for 10.1 Berlin. Download: Name IDE Version File Size Downloads Added DDevExtensions 1.61 5-2007 734.07 KB 19839 times 2009-01-10 DDevExtensions 2.8 Features PDF DDevExtensionsFeatures.pdf 602.92 KB 17152 times 2014-12-27 DDevExtensions 2.4 7, 2007 535.41 KB 12719 times 2011-07-25 DDevExtensions 2.86 2009-10.3 DDevExtensions286.7z 1.24… Read More »

DFMCheck 1.6 released

By | January 25, 2016

I made a small update for DFMCheck RAD Studio IDE plugin. The new version 1.6 adds a “Yes to all” button to the “Open/Close all forms” confirmation dialog for modified DFM files and it uses the Vista+ taskbar progress feature. More information about DFMCheck: Download: Name IDE Version File Size Downloads Added DFMCheck 1.6 5-10.3… Read More »

IDE Fix Pack 6.0 BETA

By | December 19, 2015

The IDE Fix Pack 6.0 BETA for XE2-10Seattle focuses on the Win64 compiler’s compile speed. It not only uses SSE2-SSE4.1 instructions to increase the compiler’s performance but it also optimizes for the most common cases. Micro optimizations are used for tight loops and functions that are called a million times. Even with this patch the… Read More »

IDE Fix Pack 5.94 released – RAD Studio 10 Seattle support

By | November 1, 2015

IDE Fix Pack 5.94 supports RAD Studio 10 Seattle and adds some additional patches. Changelog: Added: RAD Studio 10 Seattle support Added: Patch for Clipboard History exception from 10 Seattle Castalia integration (10Seattle) Added: timeBeginPeriod/timeEndPeriod calls from IDEVirtualTrees disabled (battery drain) Added: Removed unnecessary memory reallocations for 64bit and AARM compiler (XE4+) Added: CodeInsight popup… Read More »