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The Niagara Falls Lighting Episode

This episode is extra special in that it include a case study of the software behind the lights for Niagara Falls.Nick and I spoke withMartin Searancke of Dream Solutions, Ltd. in New Zealand, who is the architect of the Light Factory software used by the Niagara Falls Illumination Board to illuminate Niagara Falls. After you listen to the podcastyou can read the case study…
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New in 10.2: MariaDB Support

Author: Pawe Gowacki One of the biggest new RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo database features is support for MariaDB open-source relational database. MariaDB is one of the most popular open-source SQL databases. It is a fork from MySQL database, after it has been acquired by Oracle…
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FireMonkey on Linux!

Author: Pawe Gowacki It did not take long since the release of Delphi Linux compiler to have the ability to build Linux GUIs with Delphi! Just go to http://fmxlinux.comand get the only currently available download of FireMonkey for Linux which is “Free Trial v…
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Creating a Linux Daemon (service) in Delphi.

Author: Craig Chapman With the introduction of the Linux target for Delphi, a wide range of possibilities are opened up to Delphi developers, to create Linux server applications. Unfortunately there are currently a limited number of project types available from the RAD Studio IDE, and those do not include creating a service (or Daemon as it’s called in the Linux world). In this post I’ll…
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on VMWare Fusion for Linux Development with Upcoming Delphi 10.2 - Part 1

Author: AD66361 This week I’m going to do the first live preview of upcoming version of RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo in Prague. One of the most anticipated new features is the support for Linux server-side development in Delphi. In this blog post I’m going to document the steps to install Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Server into the VMWare Fusion virtual machine running on my Mac. Craig Chapman already…
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Preparing for Linux

Author: NatSam If you’ve seen the roadmap or the product address then you know Delphi for Linux is coming. Delphi’s come a long way in recent years, reaching all the platforms that matter . . . Windows 32-bit Windows 64-bit macOS iOS Android Windows 10…
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Migrating Delphi - Case Studies Webinar

On this webinar we learned how to migrate from older editions of Delphi with some stories of what to look for and how to update your code (including tools and resources to help you along the way) This webinar focused on these three areas for migrating legacy Delphi to the current Delphi version: * Migrating 3rd Party Components / Libraries * Migrating Unicode * Migrations of Database and…
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