Category Archives: webinar

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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Android JNI Bridge and Custom Classes.dex

By creating a custom Classes.dex you can get access to 3rd party Java JAR APIs from your application. For my Integrate More Android with a JNI Call to your Android App Developer Skill Sprint I created a demo app that demonstrates creating … Continue reading

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Integrate Cloud Services with the REST/JSON Client

As part of the free Developer Skill Sprint on REST & JSON here are my slides and sample source code. Appmethod, RAD Studio, Delphi & C++Builder XE6 ship with the Desktop sample RESTDemos sample which includes examples for: Twitter Facebook Google … Continue reading

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Delphi Unit Testing Tools

Recently I was discussing with some friends if everyone should learn to code and one friend said “I think everyone should learn to write unit tests.” I was reading Nick Hodges’ Coding In Delphi book (available free when you buy XE5) … Continue reading

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Revisiting Google Glass

Few weeks ago I posted about how to launch a Google Glass app with a voice command. The app I built used buffered sensor data from the accelerometer and smooth animation to show a level. The video below is from our Making the … Continue reading

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Oh Yeah, the Ouya!

The Ouya is an Android powered game console / set-top box that you can pick up for $99. Not only is it a cheap game console, but it is also an affordable Android platform designed to drive big screen TVs. … Continue reading

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Connecting Delphi to my Brain with the Emotiv EPOC

The Emotiv EPOC might seem more Sci-Fi than practical technology. It is designed to pick up on brain waves through its 14 brain wave sensors (plus 2 reference receivers) and convert them into a usable signal for your computer. For … Continue reading

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Buffering Sensor Data

Working with sensors on devices can often lead to large amounts of data coming to you really fast. For example the TMotionSensor’s OnDataChange event fires 100 times a second on my Nexus 5. When I was building my level app … Continue reading

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FireDAC is the Recommended Database Access Library

I got a great call the other morning. A Delphi developer from a few versions back was considering upgrading to XE5, but he wanted to know if FireDAC was recommended for database access, or if he would need a 3rd … Continue reading

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Delphi XE5 Mobile App Development Workshop

Glenn Stephens with Orchard eBusiness has a Delphi XE5 Mobile App Development Workshop coming up next month. It is divided up into 4 different 4 hour workshops, each on a different day. This gives you a chance to work on what you learned … Continue reading

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