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Maximizing Your Productivity in the BDS IDE by Martin Rudy
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Report Type:  Suggestion / Enhancement Request Date Reported:  8/7/2006 3:16:36 PM
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Maximizing Your Productivity in the BDS IDE by Martin Rudy
TYPE: Regular Session
LEVEL: Beginning
PREREQUISITES: Basic knowledge of Delphi
ABSTRACT: BDS 4 provides a number of new features to increase a developer s productivity.  This session covers how to fully utilize these features to improve your productivity in the IDE by not only covering the basics but showing how marrying multiple features can improve your efficiency.  Topics include:

* Default layout and how to use it to your advantage creating separate layouts for different screen resolutions and with multiple monitors
* Options for component palette usage and property settings
* Additional tips in using multiple monitors for form design, coding and debugging
* How to use padding and margins effectively for quicker component placement
* Refactoring   tips and traps
* Live templates   basic usage, how to create new templates and how to avoid nagging issues with code modification
* What is the Surround feature and why use it
* What the Find feature can do for you
* A collection of other tips for the code editor

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Martin Rudy is the president of R&R Consulting, a firm specializing in Delphi application development, consulting, and training. He was the Paradox Advisory Board Chairman for the 1992 Borland Database Conference, an advisory board member of the 1st and 2nd International Paradox User's Conference in 1990 and 1991 and the 1995 BDC, and selected as a speaker for all of the Borland Conferences. Martin is co-author of InfoWorld's "Power Programming Secrets" book series for Paradox DOS and Paradox for Windows, and co-author of "Delphi in Depth." He is also a certified Delphi developer and trainer.
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