C++

Getting Started with C++ programming - the videos, articles, examples and docs

It is great to hear from developers who want to learn a new programming language. Someof you may know that I am a programming language and compiler junkie and have been one for the past 46 years ever since I wrote my first program in Fortran. When I receive an email from a developer asking advice about how to get started with C++ programming, I always ask a few questions about their computer…
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Delphi

Visual Arduino programming for kids and professionals using Visuino by Mitov Software - powered by Embarcadero Delphi

I am often by parents how they can get their kids interested in technology and programming in a fun and educational way. When I was a kid growing up I played with erector sets, built my own crystal radio, used my Edmund Scientific kit to create microscopes and telescopes.I used to show my Lego Mindstorms kit, my IMSAI 8080 computer that I build from a kit in 1974, my Arduino boards and now…
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C++

Ways you can customize the RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 10 Seattle IDE today

From time to time I get asked how developers can customize their IDE experience. There are many ways to set options that affect the IDE, registry settings you can change and external 3rd party tools you can use. Here are a few ideas about what you can do to take control of the look and feel of the Embarcadero RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 10 Seattle IDE. Use the IDE Tools | Options menu…
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C++

Cool new FMX components by Graham Murt @kscomponents

Some cool new FireMonkey components, ksComponents (Kernow Software FMX components), created by Graham Murt, are available on GitHub. You’ll find the source code for TksListView, TksFormTransition, TksTableView,TksSlideMenu, TksSegmentButtons and TksChatView. Readme…
C++

How to use custom Info.plist XML to support iOS 9's new App Transport Security feature

In iOS9 Apple added the new “Apple Transport Security” feature to restrict apps that use HTTP protocol requests under the covers. Apple provides Info.plist settings to allow your app to use HTTP. This new feature will affect the execution of apps that use HTTP directly or use components and RTL functions that use HTTP under the covers. Two components in RAD Studio 10 Seattle that use…
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