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Delphi Training videos and tutorials - from LearnDelphi.tv

For those of you who need to learn more about Delphi programming, Alister Christie (http://learndelphi.tv/)who is one of our Embarcadero MVPs, has 74 free Delphi tutorial videos and a long form training videos “Building Applications in Delphi Using the Visual Component Library Part 1 and 2” (12 hours of training) available for sale…
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Custom FireMonkey "TSimpleTriangle" component

Author: Pawe Gowacki Have you ever written a component in Delphi? Reusable components are the corner-stone of rapid application development and important part of Delphi success on the market. Being able to manipulate an instance of a class at design-time is where Delphi…
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Getting to grips with using FireMonkey Grids

Although there is a huge amount that is the same for Delphi and C++ Builder developers between VCL and FireMonkey, one thing that has changed is the FireMonkey grids. FireMonkey Grid Example After a recent question at an event, I thought I would put a little demo together to…
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Writing a FireMonkey DLL for use with a VCL application.

VCL App calling a FireMonkey DLL We have had a lot of questions on the road show tour about how to mix Fire Monkey and VCL. Although this is not officially supported, a number of blogs have started to appear with ways to do this. One way that is appropriate to add additional functionality to your VCL application is by writing a DLL library that contains your FireMonkey forms and initializing that…
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New "TOSVersion" type in Delphi XE2

Author: Tóth Erik Delphi XE2 is probably the most significant release since Delphi 1. The number of new features is amazing and probably the biggest, most important one is FireMonkey – a brand new business application development platform that let you use Delphi or C++ to write applications that natively run on Windows and Mac OS. If you are writing an application that is designed to…
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Delphi JSON Viewer

Author: Michael K22532 JSON support has been introduced in Delphi 2010 as a part of DBExpress database driver architecture, but of course JSON support is not limited to just database applications. JSON is similar to XML as both are text-based data interchange formats. Delphi…
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Using Windows Stock Icons in Delphi

Author: Pawe Gowacki it is not a big discovery that all applications are running in the environment provided by the underlying operating system. Delphi is well-known for its rapid application development capabilities. The latest version of Delphi – Delphi 2010 &#8211…
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Converting to grayscale with TBitmap.ScanLine property

Author: Pawe Gowacki In my previous post “Boian’s TBitmap Visualizer and converting to grayscale” I have described an algorithm for converting arbitrary TBitmap instances to gray using a selected formula. The problem is with the performance of the code that actually changes the color of each pixel. Accessing color information is done via TBitmap.Pixels property, which is a…
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