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DelphiDabbler and CodeSnip Google+ Pages Gone
I've just taken down the DelphiDabbler and CodeSnip Google+ pages in advance of Google removing the service.
18 October 2018
Contact form removed
The form that was used to contact me has been removed from the site. There is very little traffic through it now, and the majority of those are spam. I have no time available to respond to messages these days. Sorry for any inconvenience.
30 March 2018
Tips database deprecated.
The Delphi Tips section of the site has been deprecated and is likely to be removed before long. The tips database is no longer being updated, and in fact hasn't been for some time. PDFs of all the tips are now available on GitHub in the delphidabbler/delphi-tips repo. In addition documents containing many additional tips that never made it onto this site have also been put in the Git repository.
28 March 2018
Removed site search feature
The site wide search feature has been removed. This feature was provided by Google and the API used is now obsolete and has stopped working. Some sections of the site retain their own custom search functionality.
28 March 2018
PasHi Pascal Syntax Highlighter v2.0.0 released
At long last, over half a decade since its first beta release, the PasHi Pascal Syntax Highlighter command line program has hit v2.0.0! The associated GUI program, PasHiGUI, is also out of beta and is included in the release. For more info see the linked blog post. This is a BIG update.
22 September 2016
CodeSnip 4.15.1 released
CodeSnip v4.15.1 has been released. This is a maintenance update that brings operating system detection up to date. More more information see the linked blog post.
22 September 2016
BDiff / BPatch Utilities v0.2.8 released.
Version 0.2.8 of the BDiff / BPatch Utilities has just been released. This version is mainly a recompilation with Delphi XE to enable support for Unicode file names and Unicode internal string processing.
19 September 2016
Released System Information Unit v5.3.0
Added support for detecting Windows 10 Version 1607 (a.k.a RS1 Anniversary Update), along with support for detecting Windows 2016 Server technical previews 1 to 5. The name returned for the Windows 10 TH2 November Update ws changed to 'Version 1511' as it's now known my Microsoft. The information returned by the TPJOSInfo.Description property was tweaked to include details of Windows 10 updates.
12 September 2016
CodeSnip 4.15.0 released
CodeSnip v4.15.0 has been released. This version adds supports for test compiling snippets with Delphi 10.1 Berlin. For more info and to get the download links, please see the linked blog post.
13 July 2016
Released CodeSnip v4.14.0
CodeSnip v4.14.0 has been released. This minor update adds the facility to view the program's config files. It also has a new command line option to make it possible to specify a test web server to use when debugging web services used by CodeSnip. Operating system detection has been updated. And just because it's nearly Easter, I've added another doggy pic to the program's Easter egg!
19 March 2016
CodeSnip Microsite replaced with entirely new version
Following the overhaul of the CodeSnip microsite last month I've now completely replaced it with a new Bootstrap based version. It's still in beta so comments and bug reports are welcome. See the linked blog post for more info.
03 March 2016
Overhauled CodeSnip micro-site
CodeSnip's micro-site (in the codesnip subdomain of has been overhauled. Apart from fixing some errors the main change has been to update text and links following the move of CodeSnip's source code from Subversion to Git. This micro-site remains in beta.
21 February 2016