Delphi Blogs of the Week #14

  

Maybe this is the blogs of the month, but anyway, here is another edition of this collection of relevant blog posts. The most relevant news was the release of Update 2 for XE6 and of Appmethod.
Technical Blog Posts

Implementing generic interfaces in Delphi, sergworks.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/implementing-generic-interfaces-in-delphi/

Speed your app with bitmap caching, www.fmxexpress.com/speed-up-your-apps-with-bitmap-caching-in-delphi-xe5-firemonkey-on-android-and-ios/

Know your alignments, delphi.org/2014/05/know-your-alignments

Finding memory leaks in iOS, http://www.tmssoftware.com/site/blog.asp?post=288

Fast vector match library for Delphi, www.fmxexpress.com/comprehensive-blazing-fast-vector-math-library-for-delphi-xe6-firemonkey-on-windows/

Generic tuples (speaking of the Swift language), github.com/malcolmgroves/generics.tuples

 

Non-Tech or Non-Delphi

id Software’s Softdisk Open-Sources Some Really Old Games written in Turbo Pascal: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTcxMjM and games.slashdot.org/story/14/06/07/162213/id-softwares-original-softdisk-games-open-sourced

More on Swift (currently limited) performance at http://www.splasmata.com/?p=2798

A very interesting post “trashing” node.js, titled “The emperor’s new clothes were built with Node.js” at notes.ericjiang.com/posts/751. Not having used node.js personally, I was under the impression the scenario was much better (yes, there is a lot of hype around the technology), but again not having used it I’m not sure if this article really has a point.

That’s all for these few weeks. Trying to get more regular, but no promise.
 

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