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Refactoring Support for Attributes in Delphi 2010

I mentioned earlier that a lot of work in this release had gone into smaller features and feature tweaks. One of the results is that the IDE keeps giving me pleasant surprises. I’ll try to do something without even really thinking about whether it should work or not, and find that it not only works, but that it goes a little further than I might have thought.

One example is around Refactoring support for Attributes. If you look at my first, simple example of Attributes, one of the many things wrong with it is that the Attribute name is terrible. Unless I never plan on writing more than one Attribute, MyAttribute is probably not the best choice.

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