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MOS6502-delphi – a MOS 6502 CPU emulator for Delphi

This is the Delphi / Pascal port of the C++ implementation for the MOS Technology 6502 CPU by Gianluca Ghettini. The code is written to be more readable than fast, however some minor tricks have been introduced to greatly reduce the overall execution time. › Continue reading

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Pass a multidimensional array as a parameter (with a hidden caveat)

Monday, August 1st, 2016 | Delphi Programming | 4 Comments

How to pass a multidimensional array as a parameter? Long ago this question was answered on Stack Overflow with a simple answer: make a specific type for your array. But there is a hidden caveat… › Continue reading

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Behavior3 client library for Delphi (Behavior Trees for Delphi)

Friday, July 1st, 2016 | AI, Delphi 10.1 Berlin, Delphi Programming | 6 Comments

behavior3delphi is a Behavior3 client library for Delphi (Behavior Trees for Delphi) based on behavior3js.
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LibBLP v1.0 – A BLP image reader library for Delphi 10.1 Berlin+ with DXT3/5 decompression support

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 | Delphi 10.1 Berlin, Delphi Programming | 1 Comment

LibBLP v1.0 – A BLP image reader library for Delphi 10.1 Berlin+ for

  • Palettized and uncompressed images and with
  • DXT1 / DXT3 and DXT5 decompression support
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How to fix the “api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1.0.dll is missing” error for Delphi 10 Seattle

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 | Delphi 10 Seattle, Delphi Programming | 112 Comments

If you experience this error during the start of Delphi 10 Seattle

d10_error

This error is not related to Delphi 10 Seattle – it is caused by TortoiseSVN v1.9 which is “side loaded” during start up (if installed before). Delphi 10 Seattle just works out of the box!

you need to (re)install the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015, either via Windows Update or download and directly install the Visual C++ Redistributable: › Continue reading

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VerySimple.Lua 2.0 – a cross-platform Lua 5.3.0 wrapper for Delphi XE5-10.1 Berlin

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 | Delphi Programming, Delphi XE7, iOS, Lua, Mac OS X | 43 Comments

VerySimple.Lua is a Lua 5.3 binding for Delphi XE5- 10.1 Berlin which automatically creates OOP callback functions for Win32, Win64, Mac OS X, iOS and Android.
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Delphi XE7 and iOS error “Unable to mount developer image (e800000e)”

Friday, October 17th, 2014 | Delphi Programming, Delphi XE7, iOS | No Comments

Stumbled across this error during Delphi XE7 iOS deployment:

Unable to mount developer image (e800000e)
I’ve found two solutions:

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VerySimpleXML 2.0 – a lightweight, cross-platform, one-unit XML reader/writer for Delphi 2010 – 10.1 Berlin

There are lot of possibilities if you’re in need to parse or write XML files:

Now here comes another one: the updated VerySimpleXML 2.0 – a lightweight, cross-platform, one-unit XML reader/writer for Delphi 2010 – 10.1 Berlin targeting at Win32, Win64, iOS, MacOSX and Android. Use it for well-formed XML files (like configuration files, interprocess communication protocols, etc.). › Continue reading

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Exception while using TStreamReader with TZipFile

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 | Delphi Programming, Delphi XE6 | 4 Comments

If you’re using the TStreamReader with a TZDecompressionStream – the stream output by TZipFile.Read(const FileName: string; out Stream: TStream; out LocalHeader: TZipHeader) – you’re likely to experience the exception: EZDecompressionError with the message 'Invalid ZStream operation!'.
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Porting to XE5 and the “W1030 Invalid compiler directive: ‘true'” warning

Friday, March 14th, 2014 | Delphi Programming, Delphi XE5 | 3 Comments

If you port your application to Delphi XE5 and you receive this warning

[dcc32 Warning] W1030 Invalid compiler directive: 'true'
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