Category Archives: iOS

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

Posted in iOS, News | 5 Comments

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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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

Posted in Android, iOS, Mobile, REST | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Android, iOS, Mobile | Tagged | 5 Comments

Code Monkey in Delphi Code

In this special musical number I’ve created a music video based on Jonathan Coulton’s Code Monkey written in Delphi’s Object Pascal. [Download the code] [Download the video (mp4)]

Posted in Android, Funny, iOS, Source Code, Video podCast | 3 Comments

Parallel For Loops

Parallel For Loops are a hassle-free way to supercharge your program with the Parallel Programming Library. The syntax is similar to the standard For loop, with the advantage of each iteration running on in a different task on the thread … Continue reading

Posted in Android, Architecture, iOS, Mobile, Source Code | 7 Comments

Looking at Radiant Shapes

I’ve been playing with Raize Software‘s new Radiant Shapes components this week. These are the brand new primitive shape component set for FireMonkey on all platforms: Windows, OS X, iOS and Android. I’ve been a long time fan of Raize … Continue reading

Posted in Android, design, iOS, Tools | 3 Comments

Mobile Push Notifications without a BaaS

Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 include support for mobile push (remote) notifications via a Parse and Kinvey BaaS providers. This makes it really easy to send push notifications to your users on mobile devices. Both Parse and Kinvey offer … Continue reading

Posted in Android, iOS, Mobile | 4 Comments

The FireUI: Multi-Device Designer in RAD Studio XE7

Here is the video replay, slides and resources from my Developer Skill Sprint on the new Multi-Device Designer in RAD Studio XE7. This is one part of the new FireUI, the evolution of FireMonkey. The Multi-Device Designer is a new feature in … Continue reading

Posted in Android, devices, iOS, Mobile | 2 Comments