Delphi

Deep Delphi Discussions

Everyone knows Delphi is the best Rapid Application Development tool. Delphi, C++Builder, and RAD Studio set the standard that everyone else is still trying to follow. Nothing will get you to market quicker with a great native experience for your users. Delphi is also a top choice for large, long lived, and complex applications. Many of these are line of business applications that automate the…
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Make Your Apps Scalable and Web-Enabled

This blog post accompanies the webinarMake Your Apps Scalableand Web-Enabled – Leverage your Business Logic with a Fast Flexible Multi-Tier Architecture – Using RAD Server and REST Services. Create high performance, scalable applications by adopting a…
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API Limits with #FDEC

The FireDAC Enterprise Connectors (#FDEC) by CData and Embarcadero make it really easy to work with various APIs just like you would any SQL database. For example if you want to publish the results of a query to a Google Sheet (which I find incredibly useful) then it is just…
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Celebrating Five Amazing Years with Embarcadero

This month I am celebrating my five-year anniversary with Embarcadero Technologies. It’s been an amazing adventure and I am looking forward to more. I saw a graphic similar to the following today and it reminded me how great it is to be doing what I am doing (plus I love Venn diagrams). I truly do love what I am doing, and I love the people I work with. Everyone I work with inside Embarcadero…
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Embarcadero's June 2018 Cool App Winner is MalyKangurek POS

Years ago I worked at a company that maintained a Point of Sale (POS) system written in Delphi. I wasn’t involved in that project (I was developing a medication management system for an assisted living facility), but talking with some of the developers that were working on…
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Use the Source!

One of the great things about Delphi is not only is it written in Delphi (mostly), but it ships with the VCL, RTL, & FMX source code. You can use this source code in lots of different ways, which I’ll cover in a bit, but sometimes it is a matter of finding the source…
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Connect to All the Data with FireDAC Enterprise Connectors

Move, integrate, and analyze data with ease utilizing FireDAC Enterprise Connectors, powered by CData. These components allow you to integrate 80+ Enterprise applications, simplifying connectivity into a standard model using SQL. Everything from Salesforce & eBay to Google Sheets & Twilio. In this webinar learn how to leverage your SQL skills and the powerful FireDAC framework to access…
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SHA Hash with C++Builder and Delphi

I’ve always been fascinated by encryption & compression, but my favorite is probably the cryptographic hash function. A hash function is a one-way algorithm that takes an input of any size and always produces the same size output. It is one-way in that there is…
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BriskBard Named as Embarcadero's Cool App Winner for April

I was really excited to see BriskBard by Salvador Díaz Fau as the April 2018 winner of the Cool App Contest. BriskBard is a browser, and a whole lot more. All the other browsers out there are just browsers, while BriskBards is a web browser for Windows that includes an email client, a media player, a news aggregator, a contact manager, an FTP client, a usenet newsreader, an IRC…
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