Archive for May, 2012
Although there is a huge amount that is the same for Delphi and C++ Builder developers between VCL and FireMonkey, one thing that has changed is the FireMonkey grids.
After a recent question at an event, I thought I would put a little demo together to help understand some of the changes that come with the [...]
If your in around Piacenza, then you may want to watch out for the upcoming Delphi Day event in Italy. Delphi Day is the annual meeting of Italian Delphi developers with sessions over 3 days. I’ll be there on the 7th June along with Marco Cantu and others. Registration is from €30 - visit http://www.delphiday.it/ [...]Posted by Stephen Ball on May 28th, 2012 under Delphi, Events | Comment now »
Free White Paper and Source Code!
Are you either a
Windows software developer using Visual Studio..
A programmer who has been using VCL in Delphi and C++Builder?
if so, you may be interested in incorporating Win/Mac functionality from the new FireMonkey application platform into your applications? If so, my latest white paper is now available.
Download the white paper Integrating FireMonkey Into Your [...]
If you have ever wondered how to debug when developing a library… than this 2 minute video is for you! This video uses code from my free white paper for developing multi-platform libraries
Download the white paper for Integrating FireMonkey into C++, C#, Delphi VCL, and C++ Builder applications.Posted by Stephen Ball on May 10th, 2012 under Delphi, FireMonkey | 1 Comment »
Great feed back from Developer Direct today. Twitter was a buzz with David I and Marco Cantu joining in the conversation.
A popular request at the end of the session was for the source code for the windows and mac search context demo that I wrote.
You can find that here : http://cc.embarcadero.com/Item/28773
This demo was covered in the [...]
With the move to multi-platform now a possibility with FireMonkey, one question I often get asked is what database should I use? Personally for WinMac development I could think of nothing I’d rather use than InterBase. I’ve been using InterBase for well over a decade, and it has matured into a very fast, robust, feature [...]Posted by Stephen Ball on May 3rd, 2012 under InterBase | Comment now »