Author Archives: François Gaillard

French Delphi Speech Session Material

A big thanks to all who attended my session on Delphi Speech at CodeWay 4, the French online conference. As promised, I have uploaded the material used for the session:

Posted in Conference, Delphi, Speech, User Interface, VCL, Windows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My Delphi Speech Session in French

… is almost now. The agenda for CodeWay 4 has it at 17:00 Paris time. That’s 8am here in San Francisco and 11am in Quebec and on the East Coast. Here’s the menu: •Vue d’ensemble •Synthese •Dictee •Contrôle •RichEdit 4.1 … Continue reading

Posted in Conference, Delphi, Speech, User Interface, Windows | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft Speech Server 10.2 better than 10.1

As I indicated in this previous post, if you want Text-To-Speech in another language than English, you have to install Microsoft Speech Server. And I gave the link to install the v10.1 I had installed and planned to use for … Continue reading

Posted in Delphi, Speech, User Interface, Windows | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Early (!) Developer Solutions Conference Announcement

In the conference series, I just received a Facebook link for the coming Developer Solutions Conference in Las Vegas. They offer an early bird discount if you register before Nov 30. And the conference is in February. Now that’s surely … Continue reading

Posted in Conference, Delphi | Tagged , | 1 Comment

French Online Conference Next Week

As I announced it here, the 4th edition of CodeWay, the French Conference is taking place next week (Nov 22-26). You can get more information and register on http://embarcadero.arrowecs.fr/codeway4.php (page in French). I’m doing a session on Speech technology (Text-To-Speech and … Continue reading

Posted in Conference, Delphi, Speech | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Speech, but not in English

As many of you know, it is easy enough to add Text-to-Speech (TTS) or Speech Recognition (SR) to a Delphi application on Vista or Windows 7. Microsoft SAPI 5.x is pre-installed with the OS. (See my CodeRage 4 session (zip) … Continue reading

Posted in Delphi, Speech, User Interface, Windows | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

RichEdit On Scrolling Strike

We have an application that displays information in a scrolling RichEdit control, always displaying the latest, i.e. the bottom lines. For this purpose we add new lines at the bottom, place the SelStart at the end, to move the caret … Continue reading

Posted in Delphi, VCL, Windows | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Delphi Blogs Readers

It’s always interesting to know where the Delphi developers are and if there are areas with high concentrations compared to some “desertic” ones. I don’t have access to Embarcadero’s propretary market information, but I have something which also interests me … Continue reading

Posted in Delphi, Meta | Tagged , , , , , | 18 Comments

Hints and Warnings begone!

This previous post has stirred some interesting comments and reactions (thank you!). I would like to come back on the “no Hint, no Warning policy” and why I like it, but without the need to be zealot. Why desirable? The … Continue reading

Posted in Coding standard, Delphi, Quality | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

French Online Conference

There should be a 4th edition of the French online conference, CodeWay 4, this month: November 22-26. I plan to do a session on Speech with Delphi (in French). The schedule is not yet fixed, but the time should be … Continue reading

Posted in Conference, Delphi | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments