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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 [...]

FireMonkey and VCL Styles - articles, blogs, videos, docs and examples

I’ve been receiving emails from developers asking for information and links about learning more about styles in their VCL and FireMonkey Delphi and C++ apps. I’ve put together a list of some of the many articles, blog posts and videos to help you learn more about styles.
Embarcadero DocWiki

Customizing FireMonkey Applications with Styles - http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/XE5/en/Customizing_FireMonkey_Applications_with_Styles
Working with Native [...]

Chris Rolliston blog posts - Loading the app’s icon into a TImage (Windows/Android)

Chris Rolliston, Embarcadero MVP and author of the book "Delphi XE2 Foundations" recently wrote two blog posts with source code showing you how to load your application’s ICON into an FMX TImage component forAndroid and Windows. The code contains an "AppIconLoader" that you can use in your Delphi projects. You can find the two posts [...]

Some interesting RESTful web services to explore with Delphi and C++Builder

With the new REST Client Library components for Delphi and C++, you can build desktop (Windows and Mac OS X) and mobile (iOS and Android) applications that leverage a wide range of Internet REST/JSON functionality. In my REST component use I’ve found a bunch of cool web services site. As I’ve written in past blog [...]

Cool Windows and Android multi-device blog posts by Francois Piette, Embarcadero MVP

Francois Piette, Embarcadero MVP from Belgium, is blogging to show developers how to build Delphi multi-device apps for Windows and Android using FM. He includes source code in his blog posts and some projects are also available for download.

FireMonkey, Android, Windows and PostMessage (December 15, 2013) - http://francois-piette.blogspot.be/2013/12/firemonkey-android-windows-and.html. In this article, Francois shows how he wrapped [...]

Using the REST Debugger will help you prototype your Delphi and C++ REST apps

As part of the new addition of the REST Client Library components in Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE5, we also include a REST Debugger so that you can explore REST Services and use it to help prototype the property settings for your app’s REST Client components. We also provide the source code to the [...]

Some cool FireMonkey multi-device components…

There are many available Delphi and C++Builder components that will let you build cool desktop and mobile applications, fast. Here are just a few of the many component sets for FireMonkey.

TMS Software - Components for FireMonkey including TMS Cloud Pack for FireMonkey, TMS Component Studio for FireMonkey, TMS Grid for FireMonkey filters, TMS Instrumentation WorkShop [...]

The Internet of Things and M2M - massive opportunities for developers

During January we are blogging, writing, demoing and webinaring about Devices and Gadgets and the need for developers to help make it all work. On Wednesday, January 22 during 3 webinars, Jim McKeeth, David I and guests will be presenting "Programming Devices and Gadgets with RAD Studio" at 6am, 11am and 5pm Pacific Time. While [...]

Embarcadero RAD NewsFlash - January 2014

Each month Embarcadero sends out our "multi-device developer news" RAD NewsFlash containing information and links for upcoming webinars, online events, special offers, technical white papers and more. The following items appear in the January 2014 issue.

Webinar
Webinar: Programming Devices & Gadgets
Join Embarcadero’s Jim McKeeth & David Intersimone to learn how to use Delphi [...]

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