Category Archives: News

Android Z-Order, Native Controls, and 10.3 Rio

Z-order represents stacking controls 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 … Continue reading

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Unexpected Benefit of Inline Variables: Conditional Blocks

Inline variables is one of the cool new feature coming in 10.3. The obvious huge use case is loop control variables, but I just discovered another great use case while reviewing some code.  This is a pattern I see a lot, … Continue reading

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Arduino & Delphi Cosplay

Me with a Spartan Boba Fett. I thought he was more of a Delphi Dude (FanX Salt Lake City – 2018) Cosplay (aka costume-play) takes the fun and imagination of childhood dress-up to extreme levels only justifiable by an adult! Not … Continue reading

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API Limits with #FDEC

The FireDAC Enterprise Connectors (#FDEC) by CData and Embarcadero make it really easy to work with various APIs just like you would any SQL database. For example if you want to publish the results of a query to a Google … Continue reading

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Celebrating Five Amazing Years with Embarcadero

This month I am celebrating my five-year anniversary with Embarcadero Technologies. It’s been an amazing adventure and I am looking forward to more. I saw a graphic similar to the following today and it reminded me how great it is … Continue reading

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Use the Source!

One of the great things about Delphi is not only is it written in Delphi (mostly), but it ships with the VCL, RTL, & FMX source code. You can use this source code in lots of different ways, which I’ll … Continue reading

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3D Credits Scroll with Delphi

A little fun with Delphi for today’s Star Wars day! This is a pretty simple 3D form with a 3D layout at an angle, and then a 2D layout with text and images is animated up the 3D layout. The … Continue reading

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LIVE! With Boian Mitov of Mitov Software

Join us Tuesday, March 20th, for a LIVE conversation with Boian Mitov of Mitov software as we talk about Arduino, Visuino, IoT, Industrial Automation, AI and more! (We had to reschedule due to technical difficulties) 11 AM Mountain Daylight Time … 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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