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Adopting the OpenJDK for Delphi Android Development

You may not know this, but Java comes in many flavors and parts. After Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, they became the official owner of the Java trademark and the main “official” Java distributions. First off a disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer, nor am I a Java developer. This is a high-level overview of a number of complex issues related to Java, Java development, and licensing. My goal is to…
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Beyond Compare - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is Beyond Compare, from Scooter Software. Beyond Compare is a data management utility that allows users to compare and reconcile documents, files, folders, and even whole system drives quickly and easily. It’s a deeply useful resource…
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AlignMix - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is AlignMix, from Cozmix, Inc. AlignMix is a sales territory designer that allows users to manage and leverage a tremendous amount of data in a user-friendly, visually appealing package. AlignMixhas been built in Delphi from the beginning…
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CEF32 Emulator Framework - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is CEF32 Emulator Framework, from Alan Conroy. CEF32 is a framework that allows users to emulate hardware configurations, and create their own emulators as well. Delphi and the VCL were key to its development, and Alan did a great job with the application. Alan had three goals in mind when he made CEF32. 1) Strike the right balance between accuracy of emulation and…
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Unicode Finder - Embarcadero Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is Unicode Finder, from SAGT3K. As the name suggests, Unicode Finder is a utility that allows you to explore the Unicode database to find characters, symbols, and emojis to use in text settings. It was developed in RAD Studio using Delphi and…
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CamSextant - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is CamSextant, by Omar Reis. CamSextant is an application that allows users to identify and track astronomical objects in real time. It’s the first time we’ve featured an augmented reality application in this series, and I am extremely…
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Mariscos - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is Mariscos, by Daniel Rodríguez Hernández. Mariscos is a restaurant management tool that allows both staff and management to track and organize orders, payments, and receipts. It is a Delphi-driven app that is available for Android devices, which makes Mariscos perfect for a tech-savvy restaurant. Let’s dive into some of the app’s features. As its name…
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NeatoToolio - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is NeatoToolio, from Steven Chesser. NeatoToolio is a diagnostic and control utility for the Neato robot vacuum. Neato vacuums are Wi-Fi enabled, so having an app that can connect to it and adjust its setting is incredibly useful. Delphi and FireMonkey are the perfect platforms to develop an app like this, and that’s what Steven has done. Take a look at…
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