Category Archives: C++ Builder

RAD Studio Welcome Screen

By | January 20, 2018

Below are a list of changes I’ve made to my Welcome Screen to make it more functional. For me, there are two aspects of the screen I don’t like: first, the Events right hand column when collapsed does not allow the remaining content to expand; and secondly it doesn’t make good use of the screen… Read More »

Compiling Component Packages for C++

By | January 20, 2018

Note to self (because you keep forgetting)… Make sure your package knowns where you want the package to be located (Project Options | Delphi Compiler for All Configurations | Package Output Directory); For C++ make sure your package knowns where you want the DCP, BPI, LIB files to be located (Project Options | Delphi Compiler… Read More »

The Open Tools API using C++ Builder – A Fix

By | July 9, 2017

Overview A while ago I wrote an article (The Open Tools API using C++ Builder) on building an Open Tools API (OTA) plug-in using C++ Builder. In the article I mentioned that there was a bug that prevented a DLL from directly referencing the DesignIDE.bpl global variables BorlandIDEServices and SplashScreenServices. I raises this as a… Read More »

DUnit Testing in C++ Builder

By | December 30, 2016

Overview So while building a new OTA project to provide C++ Builder with Ctrl+Shift+Up/Down code navigation and code completion functionality I needed to write some C++ DUnit tests. Now I know that DUnit is no longer being developed and that I should use DUnitX but since I know the framework and am already learning C++… Read More »