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InterBase and Python

Author: Gabe Goldfield Install PyDev using the Eclipse IDE The instructions for installing PyDev are here:http://www.pydev.org/manual_101_install.html In the Eclipse IDE I chose Help > Install Updates and Entered the URL for PyDev Install Python3.4 I chose the Windows x86 .msi installer from here https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-342/ and installed to…
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New per-DPI awareness in VCL applications

Author: Luis Navarro In RAD Studio 10 Seattle, we’ve added per-DPI awareness in the VCL. This means that, when moving a form from one monitor to another one that has different DPI, the VCL form and the controls will be rescaled according to the new DPI, with no specific coding needed (video included below). As a testing scenario, and for this demos: we’ve setup 3 monitors that have…
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C++

Adding headers to TListView programmatically

During today’s Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio 10 Seattle launch webinar, I got a question on how to add headers to TListView programmatically instead of using LiveBindings with a data source. Here is a quick code snippet showing how to programmatically add TListView…
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10 Quick Tips & Tricks for SQL Server Developers

Author: Embarcadero USA Here are 10 quick SQL Server tips and tricks for database developers compiled by SQL Server expert Pinal Dave. For inefficient query plans: Check for issues with bad cardinality estimates. The maximum degree of parallelism can be limited server-wide…
Delphi

How to vibrate iOS and Android phones using FireMonkey and XE8

Pawel Glowacki asked about vibrating smartphones using Delphi code for iOS and Android. Thierry Laborde and Williamm Wittwer of Embarcadero France provided the following Delphi and FireMonkey sample code: unit Umain; interface uses System.SysUtils, System.Types, System.UITypes, System.Classes, System.Variants, FMX.Types, FMX.Controls, FMX.Forms, FMX.Graphics, FMX.Dialogs, …
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C++

New FireMonkey Media Library Options in RAD Studio XE8

RAD Studio XE8 provides new FireMonkey Media Library options. This includes the ability to automatically save pictures taken by the device camera (in your iOS and Android applications) to the on-device photo library. Today, I thought I would show you how to save photos taken with the device camera directly to your photo library by extending our ShareSheet code snippet demo that is included with…
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