Monthly Archives: January 2014

Every Android API for Delphi

Delphi XE5’s support for Android includes many of the most common Android APIs either wrapped in nice cross platform libraries and component or accessible directly via the JNI wrappers. The rest can be accessed by creating headers to expose them. … Continue reading

Posted in Android, MVP, Source Code | 15 Comments

Learning from Digifort

You’ve probably seen Éric Fleming Bonilha videos showing off his Digifort mobile applications developed with Delphi XE5. The videos don’t mention it, but the back end server and client applications are all written in Delphi too. Just in case you haven’t … Continue reading

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Maximized Side-by-Side Code Editing

Sometimes we forget some of the basics. Had a customer ask if you can maximize the code editor Window in RAD Studio and edit two files side-by-side. I’d heard someone talk about this a while ago, but I couldn’t remember … Continue reading

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Buffering Sensor Data

Working with sensors on devices can often lead to large amounts of data coming to you really fast. For example the TMotionSensor’s OnDataChange event fires 100 times a second on my Nexus 5. When I was building my level app … Continue reading

Posted in Android, iOS, Mobile, webinar | 3 Comments

Skeuomorphic No More?

Skeuomorph is compounded from the Greek: skéuos (container or tool), and morph (shape). It describes something that possess additional ornamentation indicative of its inspiration. It is used to describe both physical objects as well as digital designs. In the physical … Continue reading

Posted in Android, design, iOS, Mobile | 5 Comments

Launching a Delphi XE5 App via Voice on Google Glass

Building a running an app on Google Glass is easy with Delphi XE5, but what about integrating it into the Glass menu system and launching it with a voice command? Turns out that is pretty easy too. First of all, … Continue reading

Posted in Android | Tagged | 5 Comments

Connecting to Any Android with ADB via USB

I’ve seen other attempts at universal ADB (Android Debug Bridge) drivers, but I’ve tested those and not had any luck. The following steps have worked for a wide variety of devices that I’ve tested it with. With such a huge … Continue reading

Posted in Android, Tools | 28 Comments