Demystifying pointers in Delphi

Having a general understanding of how memory and addressing works, helps you understand pointers in Delphi (and C/C++). Learning assembler also gives you that knowledge, but there are simpler ways to think about it.

A pointer is a memory location that contains the address to the actual data you want.

Think of a street with houses. Make a list of the houses and their addresses.
This is a list of pointers. Each pointer in the list leads to the actual house it refers to.

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Mssql extension adds Object Explorer and IntelliCode to VS Code

Pretty neat stuff, although the SQL command line still is a bit “raw”.  Going to explore how this combines with git versioning, because proper VCS for SQL is important!

The mssql extension for Visual Studio Code is the official SQL Server extension that supports connections to SQL Server and adds a rich editing experience for T-SQL in Visual Studio Code.

Source: Mssql extension for Visual Studio Code now has Object Explorer and IntelliCode – SQL Server Blog