Author Archives: Jim McKeeth

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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Brain Computer Interface Demo video

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MVP Tweets of the Week – April 26, 2015

This is a collection of some Tweets by our MVPs over the last week. They are from all around the world and in various languages. This first one was technically from the week before, but I was on the other … Continue reading

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CORS on DataSnap REST Server

Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) is a mechanism that enables resources to be shared across domains. Typically this isn’t allowed to prevent security issues. To enable on your DataSnap REST server you can use the following code per MVP Nirav Kaku from India. … Continue reading

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An Interview with Ray Konopka

In this episode we talked to Ray Konopka during Delphi Week. Topics include the upcoming Delphi Developer Days, some of his work for Disney, Raize Software, including his new Radiant Shapes, Windows 10 and HoloLense (even though I wish they would rename … Continue reading

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FireDAC: Local SQL

Here are the additional resources for the FireDAC: Local SQL Skill Sprint from this morning. The TFDLocalSQL provides a powerful engine allowing you to run local SQL queries against any TDataSet descendant. Here is the video replay. It is about … Continue reading

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FireDAC In-Memory DataSet: TFDMemTable

More information and resources on TFDMemTable from the FireDAC Skill Sprint. If you missed the Skill Sprint, or want to review it, here is the video with the recording of the Q&A. The presentation is 15-20 minutes, and the other … Continue reading

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Brian Alexakis and Virtual Reality

In this episode I talk with Brian Alexakis about his role and what exactly it means to be a Knowledge Marketer. We also talk about the similarities between FireMonkey and some web development tools, and discuss virtual reality and what it … Continue reading

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