C++

FireUI Multi-Device Designer and working with Views

In RAD Studio XE7, we introduced the FireUI Multi-Device Designer. FireUI makes it easy to create user interfaces across multiple devices using a master form to share all user interface code, and then optimize inherited views for each target platform and device. Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 provide a set of predefined views, including Windows Desktop, Surface Pro Tablet, Mac…
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C++

Bluetooth LE support in RAD Studio XE7

RAD Studio XE7’s integrated wireless support (Bluetooth and Wifi) works with thousands of consumer and industry specific devices. RAD Studio’s approach makes it easy to integrate virtually any device into the app user experience, and even support multiple device…
C++

Mobile User Interface Design: Navigation Drawer

Drawer menus are very popular since they allow you to take advantage of more screen real estate when building your app. The main application menu is hidden by default, and invoked by tapping on a menu item or swiping left/right. This type of UI can be seen in many…
Delphi

Uploading images to the cloud with BaaS in RAD Studio XE6

In Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE6, we integrate with leading Backend as a Service (BaaS) providers to add functionality and platform services to your applications. With BaaS, you get easy access to common services in the cloud without having to build or maintain the backend services yourself. This includes support for being able to upload images to your BaaS account using RAD Studio…
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C++

Finding your Tethered Apps

Author: Vincent P596 RAD Studio XE6, Delphi XE6 and C++Builder XE6 include support for tethering your VCL and FMX apps together. This blog post shows you how to display all of the tethered apps that you can find on your subnet. App Tethering includes two components: TTetheringManager and TTetheringAppProfile. For this article I’ve built a Delphi VCL application that uses these two components…
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Remote push notifications on Android with RAD Studio XE6

In RAD Studio XE6, we introduced support for remote push notifications with our BaaS (Backend as a Service) integration. We include components for Kinvey and Parse, two popular BaaS providers, right out of the box. Our BAAS framework in RAD Studio XE6 is based on our REST API framework. To enable push notifications on Android, we require Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) support to receive the push…
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