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5-Minute-Snack: Reading Twitter Feeds in a Delphi VCL app

After a long time, a new 5-Minute-Snack for Delphi desktop application developers that still love the VCL as much as I do… (I can also tell you about one thing that I 100% dislike: the new WordPress editor aka Gutenberg. What a mess! I am a developer, so please let me type my post and be done with it.

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5-Minute-Snack: Understanding TWebRequest’s ContentFields and QueryFields with regard to MethodType

It seems rather obvious, but somehow the two are always being mixed up.

Thus, this will be 5 minutes well spent if you ever will implement a REST Web Service using TWebRequest .

Considering the documentation QueryFields  refer to parameters in the URL and ContentFields  refers to the content of a POST request message.

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5-Minute-Snack: Alternative Welcome Page for Delphi

A “Welcome Page” is rather common in modern IDEs so that developers can access projects that they use on a regular basis quickly. Furthermore, a lot of IDEs show dates for important events, news feeds or even video feeds.

I am very old fashioned when it comes to Delphi and want to focus on programming when using Delphi and do not want to be distracted by blog posts,

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5-Minute-Snack: What’s been going on?

You might have noticed that I have gotten rather quiet these last few months and there are two major reasons for that:

At the beginning of September of 2017 I was on vacation in Florida and as you surely remember, the state was hit by Hurricane Irma.

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