Archives for: March 2011


  01:41:56 pm, by Nimble   , 102 words  
Categories: Programming

Converting TDateTimes to System.DateTimes and back

It's not straight-up obvious how to convert the Borland and Microsoft formats back and forth in code, but it does end up being pretty easy. TDateTimes are in "OA" format, which is OLE/COM-compatible. The functions that convert back and forth to the OLE… more »
  11:41:25 am, by Nimble   , 185 words  
Categories: Programming

E2328 Linker error while emitting metadata

There are few things more fun than topping off a righteously sweaty code refactoring session with a particularly rare and un-to-underdocumented linker error. I ran into this in CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 on the Delphi for .NET side. It was different than… more »