Author Archives: Jim McKeeth

Keep Threading in Mind

In my interview with Martin he talked a lot about the importance of performance, which is one of the reasons he uses Delphi for his real-time lighting control systems. He said something along the lines that if you are not … Continue reading

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The Niagara Falls Lighting Episode

This episode is extra special in that it include a case study of the software behind the lights for Niagara Falls. Nick and I spoke with Martin Searancke of Dream Solutions, Ltd. in New Zealand, who is the architect of the Light … Continue reading

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MVVM-MVC-RAD Architectures with ColumbusEgg4Delphi

Loosely coupled is good. We don’t want our business logic and data access all mixed together, that makes our code harder to maintain. But we all love RAD and being able to create our applications quickly. Drop some components on … Continue reading

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Advanced HTTP Hacking Webinar Code

You can find all the code from my HTTP webinar in my special HTTP folder. [Project source code] [YouTube Replay] This is the script I use to demonstrate HTTP Range requests through Telnet. Just copy and paste each block of … Continue reading

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FireDAC MemTable Editing – New in 10.2 Tokyo

One of my favorite new features (beyond Linux) is the ability to edit the data in a TFDMemTable at design time. You could already edit the field defs, to set it up. This makes the TFDMemTable, which was already super flexible … Continue reading

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Delphi Tokyo 10.2 Wallpaper

I’ve had a few requests for my Delphi Tokyo 10.2 wallpaper that I made. I found out that while this is a picture of Mt. Fuji in the background, this photo is from the Kyoto side, not the Tokyo side. I … Continue reading

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Meet HOSOKAWA Jun, our Japan MVP

I wanted to share a little about HOSOKAWA Jun, our Japanese MVP. He blogs at qiita.com/pik and you can follow him on Twitter @pik. When I was in Tokyo I got to meet HOSOKAWA Jun. We have a lot of great developers in Japan (and … Continue reading

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The Sarina DuPont Self Driving Car Episode

Talking to Sarina DuPont about her role with Embarcadero and the future of RAD Studio and the evolution of technology with automation and self driving cars. Here are a few links discussed in this episode Miniatur Wunderland Raspberry Pi Zero Visuino for … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name and Advocacy Defined

When I started at Embarcadero, David I. asked me what I wanted my title to be. I went with Developer Evangelist since that was David’s title, and then he added Engineer on because of my years as a Software Engineer. … Continue reading

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Meet the Tokyo Engineers & MVP

I got to sit down with some of the engineers in Tokyo to talk about C++Builder, RAD Studio and Delphi. C++Builder is big in Japan. Maybe even bigger than Delphi (which is saying a lot.) It was great to put … Continue reading

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