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Become a Glass Explorer on Tues April 15 - still only US for now

Several of us have Google Glass and are building and testing apps using the devices. Google posted a message on their Google+ Glass page, announcing that "Next Tuesday, April 15th at 6am PDT, we’re opening up some spots in the Glass Explorer Program. Any adult in the US* can become an Explorer by visiting our [...]

c|net - NBA players wear Glass to enhance fan experience

Cool video on c|net shows the use of Google Glass at a Sacramento Kings shoot around. Caption for the video says "The Sacramento Kings is among the first pro teams to experiment with using Google Glass. The team recently invited CNET to a shootaround practice session. Here’s what dunking and dribbling looks like through the [...]

Google Glass for the Delphi developer spectacle wearers like me :)

Google has announced availability of Google Glass frames for prescription glass wearers like me. They will also have sunglasses for those who want cool shades. Four prescription frames, , called the "Titanium collection", are available today for $225 each minus lenses ($150 for sunglasses). My VSP vision program will also pay for some of the [...]

Source code in TV and Films, Nvidia crop circle and other stories

Catching up on more of my new year reading, especially with technology stories that are cool, strange, odd and more. I read a tweet by Grady Booch and almost at the same time was reading a BBC article (the BBC used the title "dodgy program code explosed") about a cool web site that has screen [...]

Developer news, blogs and articles

While I have been off for a few days, I’ve been catching up on developer news, blog posts and articles that have been appearing around the world. I also expect a lot of additional news appearing next week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. Here are just a few [...]

Jim McKeeth, world renowned Delphi expert, joins Embarcadero Technologies

In his new position as Developer Relations Lead Evangelist/Engineer, Jim will be a key part of Embarcadero’s evangelism team and developer community outreach.  Jim will write about application development, visit with developers, create videos, and participate in online and live events.
Jim will lead and grow Embarcadero’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program which already has more [...]

The 25 days of C++mas - December 10 - C++Builder XE3 64-bit compiler is released!

On Monday, December 10 (also the first day of CodeRage 7 C++ Conference), we announced that the C++Builder XE3 64-bit compiler for Windows was released.  The C++Builder 64-bit press release heralded "Embarcadero Rolls Out New Multi-Device C++ Developer Platform".
Michael Swindell, Embarcadero Technologies Senior VP of Marketing and Product Management said: "The diversification of client devices [...]

Delphi XE & C++Builder XE update 1 and other news…

Update 1 for Delphi XE and C++Builder XE is now available.  There are three ways to get the update:

Upgrading via the Automatic Upgrade Mechanism
Manually Checking for Updates
Update 1 is also available for download from the registered users download pages

Get all the details by reading Andreano Lanusse’s blog article at
  http://www.andreanolanusse.com/blogen/update-1-for-delphi-xe-and-cbuilder-xe-now-available/
Additional update 1 information:

Readme: Update 1 [...]

SourceForge announces winners of Fourth Annual Community Choice Awards

The open source, SourceForge community, has voted for the 4th annual community choice awards. The best open source project for enterprise was Firebird SQL. Some application developers and database professionals know that the genesis of Firebird is Embarcadero InterBase. In fact, if you look at the source code, you’ll see copyright notices that are also in Embarcadero Technologies‘ InterBase [...]

Some of the developer/technology feeds I follow…

There is an ocean of developer and technology information on the Internet.  I use feeds as one of the ways to try and "Sip" from the firehose of content.
EDN - http://edn.embarcadero.com/rss
DelphiFeeds.com - http://feeds.delphifeeds.com/delphifeeds?format=xml
Dr.Dobb’s - All Articles - http://feeds.pheedo.com/drdobbs_all_articles
DDJ CodeTalk Blog Entries - http://www.dobbscodetalk.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&task=rss
O’Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and research about emerging technologies - http://feeds.feedburner.com/oreilly/radar/atom
Slashdot: Developers [...]

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