Delphi Services and Localization Issue

About five months ago I was called in to look into an localization issue affecting one of our software products. The software in case is a Windows Service written in Delphi. This service is used to collect live data from a series of networked devices and store such data into a RDBMS. As usual my colleagues were very quick to blame the issue on Delphi. Continue reading “Delphi Services and Localization Issue”

Wow! Clipper is still around

While preparing my “Fletch Programming Skills Marketability Index” for the week I ran in to a posting for a Clipper Support Analyst.

Wow! Clipper is still around. That brings back memories, Clipper, FoxPro, Turbo Pascal, Quick C, DOS, 640k/704k RAM, Novell…(I’m dating myself)

Have you run into other bizarre or unexpected things out there? Would you mind sharing with us?