Windows 2012 R2 closesocket() hangs on listening socket

Microsoft KB4338815 security update (Monthly Rollup) caused closesocket tо hang forever on Intel Xeon processors, as reported on the FileZilla FTP server issue tracker and on Stackoverflow:

TIdHttpServer freezing when Active set to False after Windows Update

Windows 2012 R2 closesocket() hangs on listening socket

https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?t=49308

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Lazarus 1.8.4 / Free Pascal 3.0.4

The Lazarus team announced the release of Lazarus 1.8.4. The release is available for download at the SourceForge download page. Choose your CPU, OS, distro and then the “Lazarus 1.8.4” directory. As indicated in the release announcement, the Windows release was built with FPC 3.0.4 final svn version.

Lazarus is an open-source development system that builds on the Free Pascal compiler by adding an integrated development environment (IDE) that includes a syntax-highlighting code editor and visual form designer, as well as a component library that’s highly compatible with Delphi’s Visual Component Library (VCL).

Daraja Framework: HTTP+HTML form-based authentication

A new tutorial for the Daraja Framework gives an introduction into the technique of HTTP+HTML form-based authentication. The project uses only one resource handler, which handles GET and POST requests for the resource address /index.html. Depending on whether the client is already authenticated or not, the page either contains a login form, or a logout button.

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Connect Delphi and Free Pascal applications with WildFly 12 Final

Earlier this year, Red Hat released WildFly 12 Final, a free and open source Java EE application server for the Java platform. If you need to exchange data between Delphi or Free Pascal code and WildFly, you can follow these steps for a quick demonstration of the Habari Client for Artemis library from Habarisoft

Read the full article: https://habarisoft.wordpress.com/2018/04/07/connect-delphi-and-free-pascal-applications-with-wildfly-12-final/

ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform 7.2 released

Habarisoft released version 7.2 of its RTF (Rich Text Format) to HTML5 and XHTML converter library, ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform. ScroogeXHTML is also available for Delphi 2009+ and Free Pascal. It converts a subset of RTF to HTML5 and XHTML, either as a complete document or as a fragment which may be embedded (inserted) in other documents. Online demo | ScroogeXHTML blog…

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Lazarus 1.8.2 / Free Pascal 3.0.4

The Lazarus team announced the release of Lazarus 1.8.2. The release is available for download at the SourceForge download page. Choose your CPU, OS, distro and then the “Lazarus 1.8.2” directory. As indicated in the release announcement, the Windows release was built with FPC 3.0.4 final svn version.

Lazarus is an open-source development system that builds on the Free Pascal compiler by adding an integrated development environment (IDE) that includes a syntax-highlighting code editor and visual form designer, as well as a component library that’s highly compatible with Delphi’s Visual Component Library (VCL).

Lazarus 1.8 RC5 / Free Pascal 3.0.4

The Lazarus team announced the fifth release candidate of Lazarus 1.8. The release is available for download at the SourceForge download page. Choose your CPU, OS, distro and then the “Lazarus 1.8 RC5” directory. As indicated in the release announcement, the Windows release was built with FPC 3.0.4 final svn version, the Linux release was built with FPC 3.0.4RC1, and the Mac OS release was built with FPC 3.0.2.

Lazarus is an open-source development system that builds on the Free Pascal compiler by adding an integrated development environment (IDE) that includes a syntax-highlighting code editor and visual form designer, as well as a component library that’s highly compatible with Delphi’s Visual Component Library (VCL).