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Date : October 2015

Preventing Multiple Application Instances in Delphi with TMutex

Categories: Programming, Windows
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Published on: October 20, 2015

Having worked in Delphi for many years, I’ve seen the development tool and it’s RTL evolve significantly, yet remain resilient in backwards compatibility. Early on, to prevent your application from running multiple times, there were generally two different approaches: Search for the name of your app’s main form by name, or Search for a “mutex”[…]

Make the New Welcome Screen in Delphi Usable

Categories: Miscellaneous
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Published on: October 8, 2015

Why is it that when companies have a good thing, they have to go mess it up by changing its design? I’ve seen this in many different industries but since change happens so much more quickly in software, I seem to be annoyed much more often with changes in user interface. Of course, there are[…]

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