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Discover The Popular Alcinoe Library Of Visual And Non-Visual Components For Delphi

The article on Github is really detailed. So don’t waste time to check all of the Alcinoe features!

 According to Github, the library provides:

  • Full opengl video player for FireMonkey;
  • WebRTC Delphi wrapper;
  • Firemonkey native iOS/Android TEdit and TMemo;
  • Fast/double-buffered FireMonkey controls with native draw;
  • Improved FireMonkey controls;
  • Firebase cloud messaging;
  • Android/iOS Facebook SDK login;
  • Photo Editor Filters for Android/iOS;
  • Json Parser;
  • ImageMagick wrapper for Delphi;
  • MongoDb client;
  • Fast TStringList;
  • PHP runner;
  • Memcached Client;
  • GSM component, etc.

If you don’t plan to use any Alcinoe visual components at design time, then you don’t need to install anything, just add {alcinoe_rootdir}source in the search path of your project, said in the article.

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If you plan to use visual components at design time then you need to install the bpl. Launch Delphi and go in component > Install Packages… > and choose the BPL located in {alcinoe_rootdir}libbplalcinoeWin32rioAlcinoe_rio.bpl (if you are in delphi Rio else choose the directory that correspond to your Delphi version). You still need to add in your search path {alcinoe_rootdir}source

Alcinoe use sometime some advanced functions that need to patch the delphi RTL. For this you need to include in your project search path ALL the directories located under {alcinoe_rootdir}referencesembarcaderorio10_3_3patched (if you are in delphi Rio else choose the directory that correspond to your Delphi version) like for exemple:

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The Alcinoe library’s features is HUGE! Don’t wait to check it out.

Where can you get it from?

You can access the last svn version at: svn checkout svn://svn.code.sf.net/p/alcinoe/code/ alcinoe-code or with a web browser at: http://alcinoe.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/alcinoe/

You can also find the last version on github at https://github.com/Zeus64/alcinoe


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