Tag: VCL

Delphi Code Camp: Component Development with Delphi

We’re already at the last day of the Delphi Code Camp in Frankfurt… As my posts about component development in the last year triggered some huge interest, I considered it a good idea to offer that topic as a Code

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5-Minute-Snack: Loading big images into TImage without flicker

Loading images into a TImage component is easy. We do this during design-time most of the time. In the other cases it is mostly a call to LoadFromFile and we are done. Recently, I had the task to display several

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5-Minute-Snack: Hiding or changing the mouse cursor system-wide

At first look, this might seem like a very easy task. Especially, when you simply want to hide the mouse cursor, you will find the method 

in the Windows API. Simply state…

..and the mouse cursor disappears. Or

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5-Minute-Snack: Using a Custom Delphi Component with FmxLinux

A couple of months ago, I described the Pexels component in detail. The component allows integration of pictures from Pexels.com into your Delphi application accessing the REST API provided. Furthermore, I described the necessary steps using inheritance and abstraction that

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