Windows Phone and Windows development…

Ever since Microsoft decided to retire Windows Phone, I have stopped developing software for the Windows Platform. With the release of Visual Studio 2022, UWP (Universal Windows Platform) seems to be an afterthought. As of now, I believe all the Windows Phone and Windows/Microsoft Store apps have been pulled by Microsoft because I have not… Continue reading Windows Phone and Windows development…

My code vault

Hi all, I have spent some time cleaning up the many version control systems where I have been hosting my samples, projects, Proof-of-Concepts, experiments, etc… into a single consolidated code vault. After Microsoft decided to retire CodePlex, I have chosen GitLab over Azure DevOps, GitHub, BitBucket and CodeCommit. Ideally, I would like to host on… Continue reading My code vault

Error: cannot load data from the server: “RadStudio.json” metadata file does not exist for RAD Studio 10.4

Error: cannot load data from the server: “RadStudio.json” metadata file does not exist Whenever you see this error, run the following command: GetItCmd.exe -c=useonline From the RAD Studio Command Prompt after you have changed the directory to C:\Programme Files (x86)\Embarcadero\Studio\21.0\bin Source: https://community.idera.com/developer-tools/general-development/f/getit-and-third-party/72378/problems-with-getit-delphi-10-4-sydney

Evaluating AWS

I’ve been a long time user of Microsoft products and therefore I naturally gravitated towards Azure. Recently, I’ve been using AWS and have found it to be a much better platform than Azure. I’m therefore evaluating the effort involved in migrating my blog to AWS.

Embarcadero RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo has been released

Hi everyone, Embarcadero have now released RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo for Windows with improved support for Windows 10 and centennial using VLC. For more information on new features of RAD Studio, please visit https://www.embarcadero.com/products/rad-studio/whats-new-in-10-2-tokyo The toolset and IDE is now available to download from https://www.embarcadero.com/products/rad-studio

Windows 10 experiencing BSOD due to Intel graphics on ASRock Vision 3D

The problem with this PC is that uses Lucid Virtu technology as one of its basic features. This technology is only supported in Windows 7, and therefore, there are no drivers available for other versions of Windows. To fix the BSOD [blue screen of death] issue when Windows 10 tries to update the Intel graphics… Continue reading Windows 10 experiencing BSOD due to Intel graphics on ASRock Vision 3D

Visual Studio 2017

Hi everyone, Visual Studio 2017 is now available to download from https://www.visualstudio.com/ for developing Windows software and applications whether they’re running on Windows Phone, Surface. Windows 10, Xbox, Holo Lens, Azure, IoT and any other Windows-based device.