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Windows Development: A Delphi Developers Perspective

Windows Development: A Delphi Developers Perspective As a software developer with over 30 years in the industry, 25 of those years invested in Microsoft Windows, the choice of development tools have been paramount. For us developers, the right tools can literally make or break your career; so this is a topic of some importance. “Millions of developers over 25 years can’t be wrong.If…
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Supremo - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s CoolApps selection is Supremo, from Nanosystems S.r.l. Supremo is a utility that allows users to broadcast and share screens. It boasts a discreet, user-friendly interface and can be used across multiple platforms. It also happens to have been developed with Delphi…
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Writing Software for Multiple Platforms and Architectures with FireMonkey

When developers think about Delphi or C++Builder, the power of the Visual Component Library (VCL) is typically the first thing that comes to mind. If there is a factor that has been instrumental to the success of both Delphi and C++Builder, it is without a doubt the VCL. The VCL is by far the best way to write desktop applications for Microsoft Windows. Regardless of language or company…
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Essential Delphi New Edition, the First Chapter

As I mentioned two weeks ago, in the occasion of Delphi’s 25th anniversary I decided to go back to the roots and publish a book introducing the Delphi IDE based on content of my old Mastering Delphi volumes with additional material covering more recent changes. The…
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Navuu - Embarcadero Cool Apps Selection

Navuu – Cool Apps Selection Today’s CoolApps selection is Navuu, from GK Consulting. Navuu is a location service that users can use to send and share their location precisely and instantly to their chosen contacts. It’s a highly integrated and feature-dense…
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My Delphi 25th Anniversary Videos

So far I have 2 videos for Delphi 25th celebration (10 days ago) published, plus the one of the webinar with the early product architects I was involved with. There is another video pending to get out (I’ll update this blog post when done). The first is a summary of my videos edited by my daughter, it is less descriptive but a great summary and a nice flow: My Personal 25 Years of Delphi…
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New FMX Multi-Device Theme: Material Patterns Blue

To continue the #Delphi25th Birthday celebration, we have a new FireMonkey multi-device style available for download that is perfect for developers looking to apply a custom light theme to their apps. Use the Material Patterns Blue style to give your FMX apps a custom…
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New VCL Windows Theme: Material Patterns Blue

To continue the #Delphi25th Birthday celebration, we have a new VCL Windows style available for download that’s perfect for your modern Windows applications. Use the new Material Patterns Blue Windows theme to give your existing or new VCL Windows applications a…
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IcoFX - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s CoolApps selection is IcoFX, from IcoFX Software. IcoFX is an award winning professional icon and cursor editor for Windows. It is an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing that packs a ton of features into a user-friendly package. I love this utility and the fact that it was written in Delphi makes it even better. A quick look at the features page of IcoFX’s…
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