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Effectively Using List Controls in Object Pascal Mobile Apps

Lists form the foundation of many mobile applications. The FM Application Platform provides two core list-based controls: TListBox and TListView. This session investigates the advantages and disadvantages of both controls and how to use them effectively in your mobile applications for optimal user experience and performance.

This is a video replay from the CodeRage 9 online developer conference.

posted @ Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:30:00 +0000 by Tim Del Chiaro

Redemption links for RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder March 2015 Offers

If you purchase RAD Studio, Delphi or C++Builder XE7 during the promo period ending March 31, 2015 you can use the links below to redeem your free software until April 15th, 2015.

For the "Buy XE7 get the next version free" offer, qualifying purchases include a free, limited time Update Subscription. You will receive an email notification to access your next version license and download when the next version is released. There is nothing to redeem on that one at this time.

Keep in mind that you will need to install and register your XE7 tool before you can access the additional software because the systems check to see that you are a registered user of XE7 and the date range when the license was purchased (where applicable).

If you are reading this after the offers have ended, you can always see the latest RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder special offers at

posted @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:55:00 +0000 by Tim Del Chiaro

TMS Software Spell Checking for VCL and FireMonkey apps

During several of our recent online events, I was asked if there was a multi-device spell checking and RTF component solution for FireMonkey. The answer is, yes there is.  Spell  Checking components are available from TMS Software both for Windows VCL and multi-device FireMonkey apps.  Bruno Fierens (TMS Software) showed the spell checker components working in apps during his Technology Partner Spotlight webinar in February. Here are a few links to the spotlight replay and also to the TMS spell checking product pages.

TMS Software Techechnology Partner Spotlight replay -

TMS Software Home page -

SpellCheck for VCL product page -

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posted @ Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:39:16 +0000 by David Intersimone

Все о новом подходе разработки компонентов FireMonkey “Контрол – Модель – Презентация”. Часть 2. TEdit с автозавершением

Продолжим тему обзора нового подхода по разделению контрола на модель и презентацию, описанную здесь. И в этой статье рассмотрим практическое применение этого подхода на примере добавления функции авто завершения ввода в TEdit.

posted @ Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:21:57 +0000 by Yaroslav Brovin

FireDAC Skill Sprint - BDE to InterBase Migration using FireDAC

Here are the resource links for my Thursday, March 26, 2015 FireDAC Skill Sprint - "BDE to InterBase Migration using FireDAC". The slide deck is also available on slideshare.

FireDAC page -

FireDAC and ODBC -

InterBase page -

Migtating BDE to FireDAC -

Installing BDE components in RAD Studio XE7 -

Clever Components InterBase DataPump -


posted @ Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:52:59 +0000 by David Intersimone

Все о новом подходе разработки компонентов FireMonkey “Контрол – Модель – Презентация”. Часть 1

В этой статье я хочу рассказать вам о новом подходе к разработке компонентов в FireMonkey, используемом для контролов, поддерживающих несколько вариантов реализаций в рамках одной платформы. Поговорим о достоинствах и возможностях нового подхода, открывающихся для разработчиков.

posted @ Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:20:43 +0000 by Yaroslav Brovin

An Interview with Ray Konopka

In this episode we talked to Ray Konopka during Delphi Week. Topics include the upcoming Delphi Developer Days, some of his work for Disney, Raize Software, including his new Radiant Shapes, Windows 10 and HoloLense (even though I wish they would rename … Continue reading

posted @ Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:49:42 +0000 by Jim McKeeth

Introducing Radiant Shapes by Raize Software

Radiant Shapes is a brand new component library that will brighten any FireMonkey app. The library contains 35 reusable shape controls that can be used in all facets of FMX UI development from style composition and button adornment to data visualization and dashboard design. Each control has been designed for optimal performance and flexibility with an attention to detail that is the hallmark of Raize Software products. Radiant Shapes is a core library every FMX developer needs in their toolbox.

This is a video replay from the CodeRage 9 online developer conference.

posted @ Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 by Tim Del Chiaro

FireDAC Tips, Tricks and News

The session shows how to solve traditional data access issues with existing and new FireDAC features such as new BLOB streaming, Batch Move, updated LocalSQL and more. The session is oriented toward business data application programmers who need high performance, low memory usage and stability of their applications.

This is a video replay from the CodeRage 9 online developer conference.

posted @ Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:30:00 +0000 by Tim Del Chiaro

FireDAC: Local SQL

Here are the additional resources for the FireDAC: Local SQL Skill Sprint from this morning. The TFDLocalSQL provides a powerful engine allowing you to run local SQL queries against any TDataSet descendant. The demo, slides and full replay are coming … Continue reading

posted @ Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:34:31 +0000 by Jim McKeeth

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