After having looked at most of the major translation tools for Delphi, the conclusion is:

After having looked at most of the major translation tools for Delphi, the conclusion is:

– They all suck in different ways

– Those with visual tools, crash in different ways

– They are not really VCS friendly at all

– Team support is mostly not present

– Documentation is either near non-existent, incomplete, or outdated

– Prices go from “free”, to affordable to ridiculously expensive

There seems there is no bleeding edge tool here – only a lot of blood, sweat and tears – for the user of the tool.

Does any of you use speech recognition tools for writing code? I. E. Dragon and similar?

Does any of you use speech recognition tools for writing code? I. E. Dragon and similar?

I had this dream where I could talk to the IDE, and it was way smarter than just taking literal text input. I could talk to it like an AI, and say “add a private property string to the class, named “something” with setter but no getter. Initialize it in create to empty string.”

Now I can’t stop thinking about having such an IDE.

#wishfulthinking