Author Archives: Jim McKeeth

Delphi and the Blockchain: More than just Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

Here is the replay of my webinar on Delphi and the Blockchain. We start with some basics of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, but we look specifically at some simple examples of what the blockchain is and how to use it. Agenda Cryptography … Continue reading

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Single Board Computers and Delphi Discussion LIVE!

Craig and Jim discussed Single Board Computers (SBC) and Delphi in this Live Episode of The Podcast at Delphi.org If you are wanting to target these boards from Delphi remember if it is an ARM processor you will want to … Continue reading

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LIVE! Episode Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

We have a whole new streaming solution that should fix all the issues we were having, so expect better audio quality this time. Join Craig, David and myself for the latest on Delphi, C++Builder and software development in general. [YouTube]

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LIVE! Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

You can watch live right here: During this episode we discussed: We set up our own RTMP instance on Linode to bounce the 3 streams off of for the podcast. I used Craig’s Brolly script to setup the server, and … Continue reading

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Join us for a LIVE Video Episode of the Podcast at Delphi.org

Tomorrow will be a live episode of the Podcast at Delphi.org You can join us live on YouTube with your questions and comments, or catch the replay posted here. Stay tuned tomorrow for details on how to join. This is … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the New Programmers!

U.S. News an World Report just ranked Software Developer as the best job for 2018. They use data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics to rank jobs based on pay, job security, mental engagement, stress, room to advance, satisfaction, and work-life … Continue reading

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Law of the Instrument and Curse of the Programmer

If you aren’t familiar with the Law of the Instrument, otherwise known as Maslow’s hammer/gavel, or the golden hammer it is often expressed as If your only tool is a hammer, you treat everything as like a nail. My understanding is … Continue reading

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Some of my New Year’s #CodingResolutions

The joke goes that, when asked, the software developer responds that their New Year’s Resolution is “7680×4320” or 8K. Joking aside, tradition has it that at the turn of the year we evaluate our lives and look for areas of improvement. … Continue reading

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Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin is Speaking at CodeRage XII

Here in the Delphi community, we all know Dr. Bob Swart, and CodeRage wouldn’t be complete without him (he has a session this year on Customizing DataSnap Method Output, don’t worry.). This year we are also hearing from Uncle Bob, the … Continue reading

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Why I Keep Choosing Delphi

Early on I learned Turbo Pascal, which was a huge step up from the Basic and Batch File programming I cut my teeth on. When Delphi came along I thought it was brilliant and fell in love immediately. I had no … Continue reading

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