Category Archives: Miscellaneous

The Trials and Tribulations of RegEx’ing and Other Stories…

By | March 4, 2017

RegEx’ing C++ So I thought I was on to something using expandable macros to create complex regular expressions. I managed to defined an expression that recognised C++ class definitions and match these throughout all my C++ code (I still had to write all the DUnit tests). So what am I talking about. In a previous… Read More »


By | September 18, 2016

If there are any of you out there who run a WordPress blog and do not have WordFence installed (here’s free and paid versions), please go and install it now to ensure you website is well protected. I’ve had 3 separate attempts today to access my blog: 1 from the UK (disappointing), 1 from the… Read More »

Object Pascal to C++ Coding Reference

By | June 17, 2016

Because I’ve started to develop more applications using C++ Builder (mainly internal utilities) recently I’ve created a reference page (Object Pascal to C++ Builder Coding) to document all the information I’ve found regarding how to achieve some particular aspect of coding which I might take for granted in Delphi but which I either didn’t know… Read More »

Coding in Delphi…

By | June 15, 2016

I’ve just finished today reading Nick Hodges book Coding in Delphi and I have to say its a very thought provoking and cracking read. I don’t profess to know all about Delphi and after a few years away from coding was on the look out for some reading material to catch up on things. This… Read More »

Cycling, Commenting and CSS…

By | June 15, 2016

I’ve just returned from 3 weeks cycling in America and am starting to get my head back into work and coding. I have a number of topics for articles to write. Some of the works is already under way so stay tuned. On a more unfortunately note I had to close commenting on my web… Read More »

Printing this blog

By | April 3, 2016

Printing Layout I don’t know if any of you have tried to print this blog out since I changed the theme a few months ago but I did notice that it wasn’t print previewing in Firefox properly (it didn’t use the full width of the screen). I’ve spent a little time debugging this with the… Read More »