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Internet of Things using Bluetooth with David I - Developer Skill Sprint - Sept 18, 2014

Today’s developer skill sprint is titled "Internet of Things with Bluetooth". I have uploaded the slides (slightly modified from the presentation) to Embarcadero’s Slideshare site at http://www.slideshare.net/embarcaderotechnet/internet-of-things-xe7-bluetooth-skillsprintdavidi. The sample programs that I use in the demonstrations are included in Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 releases. The samples are also included with the Appmethod September 2014 [...]

Parallel Programming using the new RAD Studio XE7 runtime library

I’ve created a short video that shows Marco Cantu talking about and demoing the new XE7 Parallel Programming Library at the recent RAD Studio XE7 First Look webinar. You can find the video on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8S5b0peu7U.
Stephen Ball has written 3 recent blogs giving an overview of the Parallel Programming Library, how to use [...]

My "Sip from the Firehose" blog has moved to the new Embarcadero Community blog…

Just a note - this is the last blog post on my EDN Wordpress blog server. We have migrated all of our blog posts over to the new Community 3.0’s EasyBlog Joomla module. You will find all of our future and past blog posts http://community.embarcadero.com/blogs. You will find my "Sip from the Firehose" blog at http://community.embarcadero.com/index.php/blogs/blogger/listall/sipfromthefirehose.
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Developer Skill Sprints - Remote control a Windows app from a mobile device

Today’s (June 3, 2014) Developer Skill Sprint by Jim McKeeth shows you how to use App Tethering to control a Windows app from a mobile device. From the DocWiki: The RTL provides new App Tethering components to give your applications the ability to interact with other applications running either on the same machine or on [...]

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 [...]

End of WinXP support in 3 weeks. Modernize your applications Webinar March 19

Microsoft’s Windows XP end of support countdown clock, http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/end-of-support.aspx, is now at 21 days. Marco Cantu’s webinar, "Modernize your Delphi and C++Builder Windows Applications" will show you how to modernize your Delphi and C++Builder applications to move them to later versions of Windows this Wednesday. March 19, in 3 webinars at 6am, 11am and 5pm [...]

Apple CarPlay - can’t wait to try Delphi and C++Builder iOS apps

Apple announced CarPlay at the Geneva International Motor Show today starting with partnerships for Volvo, Mercedes and Ferrari (more auto partners to come) to bring the iPhone experience to cars. The CarPlay press release said that CarPlay will bring a "smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone® in the car".
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Flappy Bird Clone Source Code For Delphi XE5 Firemonkey On Android And IOS

FMXExpress posted an article with links to the source code for a Flappy Bird clone for Delphi XE5 that runs on iOS and Android. There are links to three source code projects:

Flappy Firemonkey Prototype Source Code For Delphi XE5
Flappy Firemonkey 3D Prototype Source Code For Delphi XE5 Firemonkey 3D
Delphi XE5 Firemonkey Flappy Bird Clone by [...]

Delphi XE5 Android apps in the Google Play store - check them out

Searching the Google Play store for "Delphi XE5" and you’ll find several Android apps that were built with Delphi. You can also find links to Android apps on our RAD Studio Application Showcase.

RxMediaPharma - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rxmediapharma.mobil&hl=en
Korea Ski Resort Information and Ranking - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.c2design.SKI_Portal
e-Restaurant Touch - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kernowsoftware.erestauranttouch
Fmx Rubik’s Cube - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.thierrylaborde.FmxRubiksCube
LottoPrevisioni - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.marijsoft.LottoPrev
HOSxP Mobile - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bms.BMSAndroidApp
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Chris Rolliston blog post - how to read and write image metadata using Delphi XE5

Chris Rolliston, Embarcadero MVP and author of the book "Delphi XE2 Foundations" recently created a Delphi Android app, "Exif Inspector", that reads and writes metadata information for images (jpeg, tiff and psd) using his open source Delphi library "CCR Exif". The Android app is available in Google Play.

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Read his blog post at http://delphihaven.wordpress.com/2014/02/02/ccr-exif-v1-5-3-android-app-in-google-play/
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