Brad Stowers

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  • Windows desktop development (VCL): Component products for different areas of Windows app development.
  • Web client development (WEB): Create modern web client applications with Object Pascal from Delphi or Visual Studio Code.
  • Cross-platform development (FNC): UI controls, charting, cloud services, mapping components,...
  • Server backend development (BIZ): Solid libraries for business logic & data access, ORM/REST/HTTP/JSON framework, data modeling.
  • Author Products

    Total 20 products

    Delphi Free Stuff Package

    Components > Component Packs > Interface Middle

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    All components from the Delphi Free Stuff web site.

    Contains: TdfsBrowseDirectoryDlg, Common Dialog Editor, TdfsColorButton, TdfsSplitter, TdfsStatusBar, TdfsToolBar, DSAMsg Unit, TdfsExtListView, TdfsEllipsisPanel, TdfsExtProgressBar, TdfsGrabBar, TdfsGradientForm, Icon Controls, ItemProp, TdfsMRUFileList, TdfsPageSetupDialog, TdfsSystemImageList, TdfsVersionInfoResource.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 598kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    DSAMsg Unit v.2.17

    Components > Dialogs > Message Boxes

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    This unit provides a MessageDlg replacement function that allows the user to specify whether or not they want to see the message in the future or not.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 77kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    Icon Controls v.1.16

    Components > List and Combo Boxes > Enhanced List and Combo Boxes

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    Two controls, TIconComboBox and TIconListBox, which will display all of the icons in a given file in their respective controls. Also, they "cache" the data so that the icons are not loaded until they need to be drawn, and are only loaded once. This makes them very responsive when when working with large numbers of icons.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 18kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    ItemProp v.3.54

    Components > Dialogs > Other

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A unit to easily display a file or directory's context menu or properties dialog, or execute it's default action.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 18kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TCommon Dialog Editor v.1.04

    Components > Tools > Tools

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A component editor that allows testing of the TCommonDialog descendants at design time. This allows you to set the varios options and then view the results without having to compile and run your application.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 6kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsBrowse DirectoryDlg v.2.62

    Components > Dialogs > Standard Dialogs

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A dialog that displays the user's system in a heirarchial manner and allows a selection to be made. It is a wrapper for SHBrowseForFolder(), which is rather messy to use directly.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 51kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsColor Button v.2.61

    Components > Buttons and Check Boxes > Buttons with dialogs

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A Windows 95 and NT 4 style color selection button. It displays a palette of 20 color for fast selction and a button to bring up the color dialog. Delphi 5 compatible.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 34kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsEllipsisPanel v.1.19

    Components > Panels > Other

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A panel that can shorten the caption text, replacing it with "..." when it does not fit the available space. Also provided is a generic function that will "ellipsify" a string. This function can be used to produce other components like TEllipsisPanel, such as TEllipsisLabel.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 17kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsExt ListView v.3.72

    Components > ListViews and TreeViews > Enhanced ListViews

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    It's really two components now:
    • TEnhListView provides some added functionality to the standard version such as auto saving and restoring column widths, auto sorting of simple (text, numeric, dates) data, custom sorting event, owner draw event, and more.
    • TExtListView is a TEnhListView descendant that enables access to the new style types provieded by the updated list view control. The updated list view is provided in the COMCTL32.DLL file that comes with Microsoft's new internet software. This new version covers most all of the new functionality, including column ordering and the much anticipated virtual mode. Also includes column header images.
    Full source code, a help file, and several demos are provided.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 148kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsExt ProgressBar v.2.06

    Components > Indicators and Gauges > Progress Bars

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    TdfsExtProgressBar is progress bar control that enables access to the new vertical and smooth style types and the large range values (32-bit) provided by the updated progress bar control.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 13kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsGrabBar v.1.16

    Components > Sizers, Scrollers, etc. > Splitters

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A grab bar, or splitter, to allow two windows to be resized simultaneously. Allows two TWinControl components to be resized by dragging it.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 18kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsGradient Form v.2.03

    Components > Forms > Captions

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A form that paints it's caption bar in a gradient pattern, like the new Microsoft Office applications. It starts with black and moves gradually to the system defined color.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 51kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsMRU FileList v.2.67

    Components > Menus > Menu Enhancements

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A component that greatly simplifies adding MRU file lists to menus. Features: Defineable maximum number of items to be maintained in the list; Automatic removal of item when selected, or not; Items can exist on selected menu, or on submenu of selected menu.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 26kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsPage SetupDialog v.2.14

    Components > Dialogs > Standard Dialogs

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A component to wrap the Win95 PageSetupDlg common dialog API function. Borland seems to have forgotten this new common dialog in Delphi 2.0.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 24kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsSplitter v.2.03

    Components > Sizers, Scrollers, etc. > Splitters

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A descendant of the TSplitter component that adds a "maximize - restore" button. This mimics the behavior of the splitter in Netscape Communicator v4.5. Clicking the button moves the splitter to its farthest extreme. Clicking again returns it to the last position.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 29kB

    Platforms: CB3, CB4, CB5, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsStatusBar v.1.24

    Components > Bars and Status Bars > Status Bars

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A status bar that provides many common specialized panels. The main features are key lock indicators (caps, num, scroll), gauges, images, ellipsis text, and date/time. Also, the status bar can own other components (i.e. you can drop something on it in the IDE).

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 49kB

    Platforms: CB3, CB4, CB5, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsStatusBar (enhanced)

    Components > Bars and Status Bars > Status Bars

    By Brad Stowers, Johannes Teitge.

    Freeware + source 24 Dec 2001

    Description

    TdfsStatusBar with added Grayed property and Popupmenu for each item in the statusbar.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Exe demo: included
    • Size: 299kB

    Platforms: CB3, CB4, CB5, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsSystem ImageList v.1.16

    Components > Graphics > Other

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A component to extend the TImageList so that it gives access to the system image list. That's the image list that has all the icons for the various file types that Explorer uses.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 21kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsToolBar v.1.13

    Components > Bars and Status Bars > Tool Bars

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A descendant of the TToolBar component that adds a "maximize - restore" button. This mimics the behavior of the toolbar in Netscape Communicator. Clicking the button makes the toolbar small, hiding its controls. Clicking again returns it to normal.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 18kB

    Platforms: CB3, CB4, CB5, D3, D4, D5, D6

    TdfsVersion InfoResource v.2.36

    Components > System > Version Info

    By Brad Stowers.

    Freeware + source 29 Jun 2001

    Description

    A component to read version info resources. It was originally written for Delphi 3, but has been expanded to with any file that contains a properly formatted version info resource, including DLLs.

    Informations

    • Status: Fully functional
    • Source: Included
    • Size: 30kB

    Platforms: CB1, CB3, CB4, CB5, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6