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Opening a PDF on Android with Delphi

Intents on Android using API 26 to open PDF documents. Recently, the Google Play store updated its requirements so the target API level of 26 was used to get new apps submitted. While this was reasonably easy to achieve through updating the AndroidManifest.Template, the change to the newer API changed the behaviour of my application. Before the update, I would download a file to the CachePath and…
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RAD Server and Enterprise Connectors

Connected Systems Many years ago I was the lead developer for a software development company that was a market leader in the leisure industry. Back in the day, we were using Delphi 3 and then Delphi 5 to create the software. The software was a complete CRM that interfaced…
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RAD Server and Enterprise Connectors

Connected Systems Many years ago I was the lead developer for a software development company that was a market leader in the leisure industry. Back in the day, we were using Delphi 3 and then Delphi 5 to create the software. The software was a complete CRM that interfaced…
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RAD Server and Enterprise Connectors

Connected Systems Many years ago I was the lead developer for a software development company that was a market leader in the leisure industry. Back in the day, we were using Delphi 3 and then Delphi 5 to create the software. The software was a complete CRM that interfaced with access control systems, card readers, ran in multiple languages, and offered everything from reservation management to…
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Video: Adding InterBase 2017 ToGo to RAD Studio 10.2

InterBase 2017 is now available for installation directly into RAD Studio via GetIt for use in Delphi and C++Builder applications across Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and also for Linux. While a Linux InterBase Server Edition has been available for many years with InterBase…
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Video: Adding InterBase 2017 ToGo to RAD Studio 10.2

InterBase 2017 is now available for installation directly into RAD Studio via GetIt for use in Delphi and C++Builder applications across Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and also for Linux. While a Linux InterBase Server Edition has been available for many years with InterBase…
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Using the Floating Form Designer in Delphi

The Floating Form Designer is often commented as one of the reasons many developers still love using Delphi 7after almost 14 years. In that time Delphi has moved on a long way,firstly moving to theGalileo(docked) IDE, added unicode,64bit compiler, Generics, Attributes, RTTI (or reflection for .Net people), FireMonkey, cross platform compilers for Mac, iOS and Android…
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Creating an InterBase database on the fly with FireDAC

Recently I have been creating a number of applications using InterBase on iOS and Android using FireDAC components to talk to the database. One route to achieving this is by create the database file and table structure either via iSQL or using IBConsole GUI first before using it in your project. Once you have the database file (which is simple enough to do) you then have to deploy the file along…
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