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InterBase Temporary Tables

InterBase Temporary Tables This last week, InterBase 2020 has been released bringing the awesome Tablespaces feature into play. This new feature enables splitting the database into groups of tables (a Tablespace) that can then be put onto different physical disks (to aid performance) but also enables partial backup of a database. I plan to cover this new feature, and some useful ideas about how…
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Opening a PDF on Android with Delphi

Intents on Android using API 26 to open PDF documents. The Google Play store recently updated its requirements, so new apps were submitted with an API level of 26 as the target. While this was relatively simple to accomplish by updating the AndroidManifest.Template, the…
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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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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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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, the introduction of the new Delphi Linux compiler in 10.2 Tokyohas ensuredthe addition of Linux as a new platform…
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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…
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AppTethering Leaderboard - Passing Objects Remotely and using Resources

AppTethering opens up a range of powerful features for coupled applications. Beyond the basic features for calling remote actions (which is rather cool and quick to setup) it is also possible to share resources between applications. To give you an example I have built a Scoreboard that records the best scores in a simple game. As the scores come in and the leaderboard is updated, it rebuilds the…
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