Author Archives: Jim McKeeth

Cool App Contender: Floccipender the Word Descrambler

I used to be big into some word games on my smart phone. I couldn’t help but think “I could write a program to solve this,” and it turned out some people did. Most of the solvers I saw were … Continue reading

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MVP of the Week: Germán Estévez

This week I am spotlighting Germán “Neftalí” Estévez from Barcelona, Spain. He is a regular contributor on the ClubDelphi forms, which he also administers. You can also find him on Stack Overflow. But I want to highlight a couple of his recent blog … Continue reading

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Cool App Contender: AlignMix Professional

I’ll be honest, if you described AlignMix to me I might fall asleep, but after seeing the video of it in action I find I am trying to find scenarios to use it! Simply put, AlignMix is used to divide … Continue reading

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Cool App Contender: Mimix 3D Profile Scanner

This brings me to the next contender in the Embarcadero Cool App Contest is the Mimix 3D Profile Scanner by intricad. It uses a really cool technique to capture a 3D impression with only your monitor and a standard webcam. mimix 3D Profile … Continue reading

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Cool App Contender: Rain in Denmark

A few years ago my wife and I flew to Denmark to meet Jens Fudge and I had the great opportunity to speak at the annual DAPUG 2 day event. My first trip to Denmark was a great treat. This brings … Continue reading

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Cool App Contender: BriskBard

I’ve been a convert to Chrome for a while now, but BriskBard may just be the browser to convert me. It is written in Delphi, and is a contender for the Embarcadero Cool App Contest. BriskBard is a complete Internet suite capable … Continue reading

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Cool App Contender: AtlasBuilder

The next contender for the Cool App Contest that I am highlighting is AtlasBuilder by Kollányi Péter from Hungary. AtlasBuilder makes it easy to create an atlas and pack it into an encrypted db. Then generate a ‘viewer’ app.  Built with Delphi for Windows using … Continue reading

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Cool App Contender: HOP (Hunger Obesity Prevention) App

There were a lot of amazing apps submitted for the Embarcadero Cool App Contest. Last month’s winner was 1Password for Windows. Any entries that don’t win one month, are automatically eligible for the next month. We will have our next winner shortly. … Continue reading

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More on 1Password’s Components

Stefan van As of 1Password fame sent me a more exhaustive list of the libraries and tools used in 1Password. I thought I would share it with everyone. He also recently started blogging about security, software development and Delphi. Here … Continue reading

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FireMonkey and the Android Misconception

When it comes to Delphi, C++Builder and FireMonkey’s support for Android, there are 5 caveats.: ARM Cortex-A series CPU (not Intel Atom) ARMv7 Instructions NEON Technology GPU Specific versions of Android At one point there was some attempts made to … Continue reading

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