Spotlight on Date/Time parsing and formatting

As a bunch commits were just made, it is a good opportunity for a spotlight on dwsDateTime and TdwsFormatSettings.

The class was initially born out of two needs:

  1. to properly handle per-script date FormatSettings, with multiple scripts running in the same or different threads.
  2. to have date formatting and parsing be unambiguously based on the date format string.

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Best wishes for 2017!

A belated Happy New Year and Best Wishes for 2017!

This site and news have been neglected for much of 2016, this year’s resolution will be to try and revive it a bit.

In particular announcements and articles have fallen way behind the code as far as DWScript is concerned. So I will start the year by attempting to rectify that.

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BeginEnd.net has begun, where will it end?

beginend176Last week www.beginend.net was launched with the goal of aggregating Pascal and Delphi blogs in a mobile-friendly, secure website with a minimalist UI.

The website is Pascal-Powered: the server is Delphi-compiled DWScript Sample Web server, the server-side page generation and APIs are handled by DWS and an SQLite database, and the client-side is a SmartPascal application compiled on-the-fly to JavaScript by the server.

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