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Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 first impressions from real developers

I recently did a Survey Monkey asking for first impressions from some of the first Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 customers that appeared in our registration database.  Here are just a few of the many responses that we received in the first few hours.
FireUI
"The XE7 FireUI Multi-Device designer allows us to create a master [...]

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 [...]

RAD Studio XE7 - on the road and online this week in the US and Canada

Hello USA and Canada. We (Al Mannarino, Jim McKeeth and David I) are on the road this week showing what’s new in RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder XE7 in New York (Sept 9), Montreal (Sept 10), Santa Monica (Sept 10), Toronto (Sept 11) and Vancouver (Sept 11).  You can register for the live in person [...]

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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Appmethod nominated in the "CTIA Awards Mobile Applications, Development & Platforms" category

We’ve just heard that Embarcadero’s Appmethod has been nominated as one of 5 finalists in the CTIA Awards "Mobile Applications, Development & Platforms" category. The Super Mobility Week conference takes place September 9, 10 & 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.
To vote for Appmethod in the "Mobile Applications, Development & [...]

Developer Skill Sprint: Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) with Roman Yankovsky

Today’s developer skill sprint is "Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) with Roman Yankovsky". Roman Yankovsky is one of our Embarcadero MVPs in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Roman gave an overview of his DelphiSpec library for automated testing and also mentioned Gherkin "a Business Readable, Domain Specific Language that lets you describe software’s behavior without detailing how that behavior [...]

Embarcadero’s CodeRage 9 Online C++ & Object Pascal Developer Conference - October 28-30, 2014 - Call for Papers now open

You’re invited to be a part of the CodeRage 9 Online C++ and Object Pascal Developer Conferences
(http://www.embarcadero.com/coderage/) to be held October 28-30, 2014.
The theme for this year’s CodeRage conference is "You are the Developers of Things; Everything!"
The conference will cover development topics for the Object Pascal and C++ programming languages with Delphi, C++Builder, RAD Studio [...]

Developer Direct 2014 Mobile School: Lesson 4 Slides and Replays

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Lesson 4 - Building Powerful Multi-tier, Multi-device Applications using DataSnap REST/JSON

This lesson will show you how to create multi-tier applications (in some cases with zero lines of code) that work with your mobile applications. In this lesson, you will learn how to create middle-tier server applications containing business logic and [...]

Developer Direct 2014 Mobile School: Lesson 3 Slides and Replays

Monday, July 14, 2014: Lesson 3 - Accessing Local Storage and Data

In this lesson, we explore local storage covering a range of options including using INI files and local document storage. This lesson will also show how to use FireDAC database access components to connect to and use local SQLite, InterBase IBLite and IBToGo. You [...]

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