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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 [...]

Appmethod TechCrunch article and preview at next week’s SxSW conference

A TechCrunch article, "Embarcadero Launches AppMethod, A New Multi-Device Development Platform For Native Apps" appeared this morning with preliminary information about a new product in development here at Embarcadero Technologies. We have received great early feedback from developers upon hearing the news. We are very excited to be able to reach out to a wider [...]

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
TelevideoRai [...]

C++Builder code snippet - get current name for Windows, OSX and iOS

I was reading a StackOverflow question and answer in the Delphi group and spotted this one: "How to get the currently logged in username". Here is a C++Builder XE5 version of similar coding that gets the logged in user name Windows and Mac OSX. For iOS the code gets the iPhone’s name using the Objective-C [...]

Wednesday, February 12 - RAD in Action webinars "Unit Testing in Delphi" with Nick Hodges

Next Wednesday, Nick Hodges, Embarcadero MVP and author of the new book, "Coding in Delphi", will present "RAD in Action: Unit Testing in Delphi" in 3 live online sessions.
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Times:

6AM San Francisco / 9AM New York / 2PM London / 3PM Milan
11AM San Francisco / 2PM New York / 7PM London / [...]

3 weeks until CodeRage 8 C++ conference starts (February 25 and 26)

It’s three weeks until our CodeRage 8 C++ online technical conference starts. On Tuesday and Wednesday, February 25 and 26 (6am to 6pm each day) C++ industry and Embarcadero technology experts will present 24 educational sessions covering C++Builder XE5 including building applications for Windows, OS X and iOS. The technical session schedule is listed at http://www.embarcadero.com/coderage/coderage-8-c-plus-plus-sessions. [...]

Controlling my Philips Hue Lights using C++Builder for iOS

Last Friday (January 31, 2014) in my blog post, "Managing my Philips Hue Lights from a C++Builder FireMonkey Desktop", I showed you how to use C++Builder XE5 to build a Windows (32 and 64 bit) and Mac OS X application to control my Philips Hue wireless LED lights. In this blog post, I will show [...]

Planning a vacation? Do it mobile REST Client style using C++Builder and Delphi

I am planning a vacation during my wife’s winter break. To remind me of the number of days until I leave and to be able to see what’s happening with the weather, I’ve built an iOS mobile application using C++Builder and Delphi (I finished the code for both versions and posted this blog while I [...]

Managing my Philips Hue Lights from a C++Builder FireMonkey Desktop

As part of our recent "Making the Connection: Programming Devices and Gadgets with RAD Studio" (https://www.embarcadero.com/rad-in-action/programming-devices-and-gadgets) I showed developers how to use the REST Client Library components with Delphi XE5. In this blog post I’ll show you a C++Builder XE5 FireMonkey application that I built to find and control the same lights. The application uses [...]

Windows XP end of life April 8, 2014 - easily move your Delphi and C++ apps forward

It’s 2014. On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP (Microsoft recently announced that they will continue to provide virus warnings until summer 2015). By moving, now, to RAD Studio XE5, Delphi XE5 and C++Builder XE5 you can move your apps forward to Windows 7 and 8 and take advantage of many of [...]

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