Author Archives: Jim McKeeth

Decompressing the TRESTResponse

RAD Studio, Delphi and C++ 10 Seattle has a fantastic REST Client Library. If you are unfamiliar with it, check out my 5 Minute REST Client video. The TRESTRequest component has an AcceptEncoding property where you can specify the type … Continue reading

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What MVPs Are Saying about Delphi and C++Builder 10 Seattle

Our Embarcadero MVPs are all over the world, and a few of them wanted to share their impressions of Delphi and C++Builder 10 Seattle. Jens Fudge, Archersoft Aps in Denmark says: Delphi 10 Seattle is a great product. My favourite … Continue reading

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Skill Sprint: Using FireMonkey Layouts

FireMonkey has many layout controls to choose from. Come learn the differences and how to use them to create dynamic, multi-platform user interfaces. FireMonkey Layouts with Delphi FireMonkey Layouts with C++Builder   Understanding and using FireMonkey Layouts FireMonkey and the … Continue reading

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Hour of CodinGame with Object Pascal / Delphi

Hour of Code is upon us again. Take some time to learn about programming, or share what you know with others. In this blog post I show how the side CodinGame helps teach Delphi and also provide some resources for … Continue reading

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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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