Category Archives: Android

Manually Installing Android SDK, NDK, and Java for FireMonkey Development

10.3 Rio’s installer (I use and recommend the EXE/web over the ISO, since it is faster and more flexible) does a fantastic job of installing and setting everything up for Android development, without requiring any manual steps. Still, sometimes it … Continue reading

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WebBroker on Android and Raspberry Pi 3

I covered this previously in a few webinars and presentations, but never published the source code for WebBroker on Android. To be honest I hadn’t tested it with C++Builder before, but I completely expected it to work, and it did. … Continue reading

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Get the Most out of Android with 10.3 Rio

Today, I have a webinar on Getting the Most out of Android with 10.3 Rio. I want it to be a bit of a State of Android development today, as well as a What’s New in 10.3 Rio for Android. … Continue reading

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Android Z-Order, Native Controls, and 10.3 Rio

Before 10.3 Rio when you used a a platform-native control, like TWebBrowser or TMediaPlayer, you were not able to put other controls on top of them. That stacking of controls is knowns as Z-Order. This was especially annoying when you … 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

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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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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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