Category Archives: Tools

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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#ILoveDelphi How About You?

February 14th is Delphi’s birthday (and some other holiday). What a great time to talk about how much we love Delphi. I moved from Basic to Turbo Pascal back in the DOS days, and then started using Delphi with version … Continue reading

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More on 1Password’s Components

Stefan van As of 1Password fame sent me a more exhaustive list of the libraries and tools used in 1Password. I thought I would share it with everyone. He also recently started blogging about security, software development and Delphi. Here … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Use PAServer for Remote Windows Deployment

Everyone knows PAServer (Platform Assist Server) is the easy way to deploy and debug multi device apps from Windows to Apple OS X and iOS. It handles all the bundling and deployment from your Windows development platform across the network, via … Continue reading

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Delphi and REST Client Development

I really don’t like to make comparison between different development tools. In my opinion most tools have their strengths for certain tasks. So I try not to criticize other tools by name. Delphi is my favorite, and I believe it … Continue reading

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Export Trello to CSV

I’m a big fan of Trello as a way to organize and collaborate. Recently I needed to export a Trello board to CSV. They have an export to JSON, but you have to buy a years worth of business class … Continue reading

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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

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New XE7 Android Features Skill Sprint

XE7 is full of new features everywhere, but there are some really nice ones specific to Android. Here is a replay of my Skill Sprint session on New Android Features. The new Android specific features in XE7 include: Google Mobile … Continue reading

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Skill Sprint: Android Voice – Speech Recognition and TTS

For my Developer Skill Sprint I was originally scheduled to show how to do a Google Glass Voice Trigger. That is pretty cool because it allows you to launch a Google Glass app with your voice, but I decided to … Continue reading

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