Category Archives: Mobile

The April 2017 Tokyo Hotfix Works with the new Xcode & iOS

Apple pushed out a new Xcode and iOS this week with WWDC. Naturally I updated and tried it. Xcode version 8.3.3 (8E3004b) and iOS version 10.3.2 (14F89). I’m running 10.2 Tokyo with the April 2017 Hotfix and it all worked as expected. … Continue reading

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Using TMS Cloud Pack to Integrate Your Apps with the Cloud

I’m a huge fan of the REST Client Components included with RAD Studio. They make it really easy to take advantage of the huge amount of REST services available online. The TMS Cloud Pack makes working with standard REST Services a breeze. Continue reading

Posted in Android, Cloud, FireMonk, iOS, macOS, REST, TMS | 3 Comments

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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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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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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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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More on Android Services with Delphi 10 Seattle

Today we had our RAD Studio 10 Seattle Deep Dive and I expanded on my Minimalistic Android Studio video with some more details. If you didn’t get registered to join us live, be sure and register now to get access to the replay. In the meantime, here are some more details and a new sample for you. Continue reading

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Minimalistic Android Service with Delphi 10 Seattle

I always love making minimalistic demos because then you can see all the essential parts. I put together this short video with Delphi 10 Seattle to show the minimal parts necessary for to create an Android service. It is so … 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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