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5-Minute-Snack: Determine the vertical refresh rate in Hz of your display

Delphi has taken great strides in the RTL that make using direct Windows API calls more and more redundant. A lot of things can be determined using classes that can either be found in the RTL or VCL. However, the vertical refresh rate seems to have been overlooked as I cannot find it in any of the new classes of the RTL.

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5-Minute-Snack: Build a Web Service to access Exchange servers

Data access has always been the number one feature that distinguished Delphi from another development environments. Still, in recent years there has been some criticism that Delphi has not kept up. Since the integration of AnyDAC as FireDAC a few years ago, the situation has changed again.

FireDAC is one of the best data-access frameworks and it has become part of Delphi.

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5-Minute-Snack: Accessing Exchange Mails, Contacts, Calendars and everything else with Delphi Rio

We all remember the days when we used ActiveX to access content from Microsoft products. Then, Delphi allowed us to import TLB files and everything became much easier. Still, you needed to have these tools on your machine as well as the app. Today, I would like to introduce you to the CData Exchange data controls for Delphi.

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5 or 3 Minutes: The irony of wanting to stand out

5-Minute-Snacks have been part of this blog for quite some time. The name is a pun with a German soup that you can eat after 5 minutes, simply adding boiling water.

Never has it been my intent to be better or quicker than any other tool or software.

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