Category: Software

  • Windows Phone and Windows development…

    Ever since Microsoft decided to retire Windows Phone, I have stopped developing software for the Windows Platform. With the release of Visual Studio 2022, UWP (Universal Windows Platform) seems to be an afterthought. As of now, I believe all the Windows Phone and Windows/Microsoft Store apps have been pulled by Microsoft because I have not […]

  • My code vault

    Hi all, I have spent some time cleaning up the many version control systems where I have been hosting my samples, projects, Proof-of-Concepts, experiments, etc… into a single consolidated code vault. After Microsoft decided to retire CodePlex, I have chosen GitLab over Azure DevOps, GitHub, BitBucket and CodeCommit. Ideally, I would like to host on […]

  • Error: cannot load data from the server: “RadStudio.json” metadata file does not exist for RAD Studio 10.4

    Error: cannot load data from the server: “RadStudio.json” metadata file does not exist Whenever you see this error, run the following command: GetItCmd.exe -c=useonline From the RAD Studio Command Prompt after you have changed the directory to C:\Programme Files (x86)\Embarcadero\Studio\21.0\bin Source:

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio 10.4.1 released

    Looks like a new update for my favourite development environment has been released with lots of improvements. Please visit: for more information.

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo has been released

    Hi everyone, Embarcadero have now released RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo for Windows with improved support for Windows 10 and centennial using VLC. For more information on new features of RAD Studio, please visit The toolset and IDE is now available to download from

  • CodePlex source vault now live

    Hi there, All projects are slowly being migrated from my GitHub and repositories to my CodePlex vault All future submissions and new projects will now be done at the CodePlex vault.

  • GitHub

    I’m an Architect/Consultant providing my services to many large FTSE 100 firms/enterprises in the UK. I design many solutions which I publish to TFS on premise and on the cloud. I’ve created a GitHub account where I will commit some of my POCs to share with the public domain at the locations below.

  • NO870 for Windows RT / 8.1 wins award

    NO870 for Windows RT / 8.1 has won an award thanks to You can download the award winning software from here  

  • ZERO System Suite v0.45 now available with improved support for Microsoft Windows 8 and multi-core systems

    An update is now available for Z.E.R.O. System Suite which brings a lot of improvements Download Z.E.R.O. System Suite

  • vmdk2vhd FREE VMWare to Hyper-V image converter

    A nice little tool which I found on the internet. Works really well and converts VMware images to the Hyper-V format. Vmdk2Vhd-1.0.13