Author Archives: Jim McKeeth

How to Reference a Procedure

It was pointed out in the comments and on G+ that this covers type aliases, but not procedure aliases. Instead it shows how to have a variable that references a procedure and then allows you to call it by this … Continue reading

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Podcast Episode 60 – Victory Fernandes

In this episode I talk with Embarcadero MVP¬†Victory Fernandes from Salvador, Brazil. While Victory is from Brazil, he also speaks fluent English. Victory talks about: Work he has done with the ARM mbed His development of an medical device to … Continue reading

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REST Client Video Challenge

Yesterday, I mentioned I built a REST client and deployed it to iOS and Android inside 5 minutes. Someone asked me to make a video actually showing how it was done. So here it is showing a simple REST client … Continue reading

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Delphi and REST Client Development

I really don’t like to make comparison between different development tools. In my opinion most tools have their strengths for certain tasks. So I try not to criticize other tools by name. Delphi is my favorite, and I believe it … Continue reading

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Android Services Presentations and Workarounds

Another round up of Android Service related resources. For starters here are my slides from my Android Services presentation in Brazil. Creating Android Services with Delphi and RAD Studio 10 Seattle from Jim McKeeth You can also download the¬†Workarounds and … Continue reading

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T-Shirts from Brazil Delphi Conference

I picked up some great T-Shirts during my visit to Brazil. I really like this one as the Delphi Developer is the highest evolved form of developer. This is evident by not only their great taste in development tools, but … Continue reading

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Connecting the Philips Hue Bridge to Wi-Fi

I needed to connect my Philips Hue Bridge to Wi-Fi to use it for a presentation at a conference in Brazil. Most public Wi-Fi networks segments each connection preventing communication between devices, besides the fact the Hue Bridge is Ethernet … Continue reading

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New Delphi Seattle MongoDB Sample

I created some more Delphi 10 Seattle samples to show off MongoDB and FireDAC functionality: LocalSQL, Indexing & Geospatial. The first one queries some data from MongoDB allowing you to specify the match, sort and projection, then it stores the … Continue reading

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More Coding In Delphi in More Formats

For everyone who updated to Delphi or RAD Studio 10 Seattle, you get a free copy of Nick Hodges new book More Coding in Delphi (At least if you update before the special offer runs out.) Just yesterday this was … Continue reading

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Another Android Background Services Video

Here is a snippet of my video from our Saturday Deep Dive that covers Android Background Services and iOS Background Mode. For more information check out the original blog post.  

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