Installing CodeTyphon Free Pascal IDE Environment on Debian

CodeTyphon is an Object Oriented Free Pascal Visual Programming Studio, for Cross-Platform Native Development, with Multi-OS, Multi-CPU, Multi-Platform and Cross-Build abilities. For those with experience with Delphi Programming (Embarcadero Pascal Programming Environment) you will find many aspects very similar, although a few significant differences. It offers you the ability to build any kind of application, Commercial or Non-Commercial without any restrictions, and without any cost. It has native components to access most common Database Management Systems. And has plenty of visual components to use easily on your visual projects. But…

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How to drag a captionless form in free pascal-lazarus-typhon

Drag Captionless

We are going to create a demonstration on how to make a captionless form that can be dragged by pulling from any place from its form. Some ideas were borrowed from this site http://delphi.about.com/library/weekly/aa102505a.htm  and http://lazplanet.blogspot.com.uy/2013/06/dragging-form-by-its-body.html Create a new project in its own new directory and call it dragcaptionless Unit. Add a TButton to the lower right part of the newly created form. Change Caption property to ‘Bye!’. On the OnClick Event Handler write the following code: procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject); begin Application.Terminate; end; We add the following variables to the private part…

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How to use WordPress MySQL Database Reader to recover posts

In order to recover your posts you need to recover your MySQL Database (through your utilities, like phpmyadmin, mysql workbench, console, etc.) or maybe you can connect directly to the database (some user:password@server:port, etc). In the first case assumes you can download a backup and were able to restore it at some other server, maybe your own desktop/laptop computer. In other cases like recovering from disk failure, server failure, etc, please read elsewhere in the Internet for directions or help. We assume a software failure. You may have to recover…

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A WordPress MySQL Database reader to recover from a dead site

This application was developed on Linux Debian 8 and Typhon64, but the same code should work on Windows or any other platform supported by Lazarus / Typhon / FreePascal. In Ubuntu with Unity front end you may run into difficulties running visual applications with menus and other visual components.  To solve this issue just execute the following script before calling your application. #!/bin/bash export LIBOVERLAY_SCROLLBAR=0 export UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=0 ./yourapplication For more information check here. We invoke Lazarus / Typhon. When it opens click on File | New … A form appears,…

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