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How to vibrate iOS and Android phones using FireMonkey and XE8

Pawel Glowacki asked about how to vibrate a smartphone from Delphi code for iOS and Android. The following sample code for Delphi and FireMonkey was provided by Thierry Laborde and Williamm Wittwer from Embarcadero France:
unit Umain;

interface

uses
System.SysUtils, System.Types, System.UITypes, System.Classes, System.Variants,
FMX.Types, FMX.Controls, FMX.Forms, FMX.Graphics, FMX.Dialogs,
FMX.Controls.Presentation, FMX.StdCtrls
{$IFDEF ANDROID}
,Androidapi.JNI.Os,
[...]

The RAD Studio XE8 Summer (Northern Hemisphere) and Winter (Southern Hemisphere) of Security!

The RAD Studio XE8 Summer (Northern Hemisphere) and Winter (Southern Hemisphere) of Security!The RAD Studio XE8 Summer/Winter of Security!
This blog post contains information and links covering secure development topics for Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE8 developers. You’ll find secure computing introductory topics and starting information for InterBase database, components, libraries, Backend as a Service [...]

Cool new articles written by members of the Delphi developer community…

There are cool technical articles appearing all over the Internet including right here on the Embarcadero Community. Here are a few developer tips and tricks articles that are appearing on blogs, web sites and communities that will help you do more with Delphi.
How-To use AdMob Interstitial Ads with Delphi XE7-XE8 by Daniele Spinetti
Daniele’s article shows [...]

RAD in Action: Revolutionary UI Development with FireUI - Webinar Resources

RAD in Action: Revolutionary UI Development with FireUI Build One UI for 4 Form Factors David Intersimone "David I" Wednesday, January 28, 2015http://forms.embarcadero.com/RADInActionFireUI
UI development has changed significantly over the years with new devices and form factors being introduced every day. From phones, desktops, tablets, mini-tablets, wearables, Google Glass and more, developers are faced with creating [...]

Embarcadero Community Webcast – Episode #3 - January 19, 2015

Embarcadero Community Webcast – Episode #3
Monday January 19, 2015
A weekly Embarcadero Community webcast, by David Intersimone "David I", covering recent Embarcadero and Industry news, upcoming events, blog posts, articles and Community Questions and Answers. The recording appears on the Embarcadero YouTube channel. 
Episode #3 YouTube URL - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-dH82xsMmA
 
 
Community News - http://community.embarcadero.com/index.php/article/news

SDTimes article about the developer Internet [...]

CodeRage 9 C++ Track Sessions to Watch

You can watch the replays of the CodeRage 9 C++ track sessions on YouTube. These sessions will help you modernize your VCL applications, learn more about multi-device and mobile development using FireMonkey, connect with SQL databases using FireDAC, build enterprise class mobile applications with Enterprise Mobility Services, add speed to your VCL and FireMonkey applications [...]

How to get Android 4.4.x style for your XE7 dialog boxes

Over the holidays, Hebron posted a question using the Embarcadero Community 3.0 Answers section. He asked "Why all the dialogs are using the "old" Android 2.x style? And how to force my Android app to use the 4.4.x style in all the dialogs like date picker and MessageDlg? Using StyleBook and modying the AndroidManifest.xml doesn’t work. [...]

David I’s "The Developer Twelve Days of Christmas 2014"

Back in 2010, I wrote a blog post with a simple Delphi VCL program "The Developer’s 12 Days of Christmas" which displayed the traditional lyrics and my attempt at some updated technology based lyrics. For 2014, I’ve created a FireMonkey version of the same application. Similar to the original sample, this multi-device FMX version has [...]

Multi-Device Tips, Videos and Docs - a reply to a developer

I recently received an email from Martin asking several great questions after he tried Delphi XE7 and before he purchases the Enterprise edition. Here are Martin’s questions and my answers. 
1) “Can we completely eliminate/replace the FireMonkey Splash screen?”
a) For iOS a splash screen is required by Apple - you can change the bitmap
b) For Android [...]

XE7 customers - Java2OP.exe is now available on Code Central reg user download area….

The Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 Java2OP command line utility is ready for registgered users to download. Java2OP.exe ("Java To Object Pascal") is a command-line tool that you can use to generate Object Pascal native bridge files from Java libraries (JAR or class files). You can use the generated files to provide your [...]

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