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Tuesday, 1. October 2013

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New Embarcadero MVPs

The PodCast at Delphi.org – I’m excited to announce the following new MVPs have joined the Embarcadero MVP program: Alessandro Federici – USA – alessandrofederici.blogspot.com Xavier Pacheco – USA – tech.xavierpacheco.com Roman Kassebaum – Germany -  blog.kassebaum.eu Alex W. Lulin – Russia – ...
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Monday, 30. September 2013

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IDE Insight in Delphi XE5 Toolbar

Marco's Tech Blog – IDE Insight is a global IDE search mechanism (now cloned by Visual Studio ;-) that has been in Delphi for many years. You enable it with Ctrl + . or F6, which used to open a modal dialog box. In Delphi XE5 the user interface has been reworked, adding the capability to the IDE toolbar, making the UI ...
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Mobile app lifecycle events handling in Delphi XE5

Pawel Glowacki – The lifecycle of a mobile app is more complex and different from a desktop app. On a mobile device an application runs either in the foreground or in the background. When a phone calls arrive or when user opens another app, our app is going to background. If you are a programmer, you might be ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Pawel Glowacki @ 17:08
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Data Abstract and RemObjects SDK for Cocoa on iOS 7 and the 64-bit A7

RemObjects Blogs – Hi. I wanted to give you a quick update on the status of Data Abstract and RemObjects SDK with regards to both the new iOS 7.0 and – more interestingly – the new 64-bit iOS on the iPhone 5S. Over the past couple of weeks, we have been debating whether we should make a small interim ...
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Developing and Debugging an AppWidget – Part 2

Te Waka o Delphi – In the first instalment of this series, I implemented the basic framework of a new appwidget and established a means by which I could debug the widget code. Now it’s time to add some code worth debugging. You may recall that the aim of my widget is to display the battery charge level so the ...
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Pascal for Work – Poll results

DelphiTools – I’ve closed the mini-pool, below are the results, obtained after 500 respondents, as well as some other stats not obviously evident from the poll results (as it was a multi-choice poll).* They’re of course only relevant as the measurement to the audience of this site. Outcome 500 ...

Sunday, 29. September 2013

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Delphi language for mobile development

Behind the connection – Marco Cantù wrote a white paper about using the Delphi language for mobile development. Altough this has been written back in april 2013, it is really hot now that Delphi XE5 is out. Android development is growing fast with Delphi XE5 and reading this white paper will help you write better code ...
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Pearls in the ‘nextgen’-ified RTL source

Delphi Haven – Back in September 2012, a post appeared in non-tech reporting Delphi’s PCRE wrapper to be many, many times slower than Python’s. With sample code attached, the problem was undeniable, though the immediate cause was soon identified: the Delphi wrapper’s failure to include a ...
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Chris Rolliston @ 16:36
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Developing and Debugging an AppWidget – Part 1

Te Waka o Delphi – With my external HDD trials and tribulations behind me, I have finally been able to complete a project I started last weekend – implementing an Android AppWidget. Along the way I have learned some more about both Android and Oxygene and what can be involved with working with the two together. ...
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Delphi XE5 Android Text to Speech example in CodeCentral

Sip from the Firehose – Jeff Overcash, TeamB member and also creator of the InterBase Express Components (IBX), has created a Delphi wrapper unit for Android text to speech functionality.  Jeff has also created a simple demo example that allows you to input some text into a TMemo and hear the text spoken on your Android ...
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Saturday, 28. September 2013

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Delphi Experts and IDE Plugins I Love - Part 1: GExperts

Delphi Code Monkey – Maybe every Delphi Developer in the world already knows about GExperts. Maybe there are a few that don't.  I'd like to point out a few things that I find make GExperts worth having around.  But first, I must tell a side-story.A job or two back in my long and glorious employment history, I ...
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FMX issue – inability to safely process paint messages immediately

Delphi Haven – There are times when you want to repaint a control immediately, typically to give an indication to the user that something is actually happening during a lengthy bit of processing. In the VCL, this is covered by a troika of methods on TControl: Invalidate posts a message to the event queue saying ...
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VM’s on External Drives – Update Redux

Te Waka o Delphi – My previous post declaring a successful resolution to the problems I was experiencing with Parallels 9 VM’s stored on an external USB HDD proved premature. The apparent success of being able to start / suspend / resume / shutdown / restart etc, something that had previously been impossible, ...
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Friday, 27. September 2013

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FireMonkey Style Packs and iOS 7 Style Update

Dr.Bob's Delphi Notes – Registered users of Delphi / C++Builder / RAD Studio XE3 or higher can download a number of "additional (premium) style packs" for FireMonkey applications.
Details Favorite? Off-Topic? Bob@eBob42.com @ 23:20
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New Tools in XE5 (Missing from Menu)

Marco's Tech Blog – There are at least 3 new tools in XE5 that should have been added to the tools menu, for FireDAC and REST. FireDAC used to have a separate menu, which we decided to remove, but the corresponding entries failed to make to the Tools menu, an omission we plan fixing in the future. For now, you can use ...
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