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Tag : Visual Studio

Windows Services with Oxygene

Categories: Programming, Windows
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Published on: June 5, 2015

Some of my blog entries are just to remind myself how to do things later–and on several occasions they’ve been useful in that regard. I hope they are also useful to others that may encounter similar struggles. This is another one of those articles which I will likely refer back to at some point. I’ve[…]

Web Service Timeouts

Categories: Programming, Web
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Published on: August 23, 2011

While working on a project accessing a slow web service, I found myself needing to extend the timeout of the HTTPRIO component. The web service, when executed straight from a browser, would happily take as long as it needed to before successfully completing. But my Delphi application was timing out. It's not terribly intuitive how[…]

Delphi History

Delphi is one of the greatest development environments every produced for Windows. It has an easy to learn, yet strict language that leads to less confusion than C++ and better coding practices than Visual BASIC. Unfortuneately, it has been marketed by a company that has made so many changes in direction and name that people[…]

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