Author Archives: Jim McKeeth

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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Export Trello to CSV

I’m a big fan of Trello as a way to organize and collaborate. Recently I needed to export a Trello board to CSV. They have an export to JSON, but you have to buy a years worth of business class … Continue reading

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MongoDB FireDAC C++ Sample

I created a simple sample that shows some basic FireDAC functionality with MongoDB in C++ (Works with C++Builder or RAD Studio 10 Seattle) This is similar to a one of the Object Pascal / Delphi MongoDB sample. It shows how you … Continue reading

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More on Android Services with Delphi 10 Seattle

Today we had our RAD Studio 10 Seattle Deep Dive and I expanded on my Minimalistic Android Studio video with some more details. If you didn’t get registered to join us live, be sure and register now to get access to the replay. In the meantime, here are some more details and a new sample for you. Continue reading

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Minimalistic Android Service with Delphi 10 Seattle

I always love making minimalistic demos because then you can see all the essential parts. I put together this short video with Delphi 10 Seattle to show the minimal parts necessary for to create an Android service. It is so … Continue reading

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RAD Studio 10 Seattle Early Bird Offer

Act fast to take advantage of the RAD Studio 10 Seattle Early Bird Offer. Expires September 30th, 2015. More information

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Conversation with Allen Bauer, Chief Scientist

In this special episode we talk with Allen Bauer, Chief Scientist here at Embarcadero Technologies. Continue reading

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Adding to the Android User Dictionary

On Android there is a single UserDictionary that works across all keyboards, and any app (with the appropriate permissions) can query, add and remove words. Here is some simple code to add a word to the dictionary (via XE8): If … Continue reading

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Google’s Project Brillo, Weave, and Delphi

If you followed Google I/O then you no doubt heard about Google’s announcements in the Internet of Things space: Project Brillo and Weave. Brillo is Google’s new operating system for Internet of Things devices, and Weave is the language for … Continue reading

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