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Windows and beyond. Connecting a Windows application with an Android service

Author: Luis Navarro I’ve always loved developing Windows applications using Delphi and RAD Studio. But it’s getting ever more exciting with the latest releases as it’s possible to go beyond Windows and create a new ecosystem that includes the capabilities of the mobile apps, IoT devices, etc… RAD Studio 10 Seattle brought the Android services feature, and since the very first day…
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JEDI libraries now in GetIt Package Manager

Author: Luis Navarro Hello. I’m very pleased to announce that the popular JEDI libraries are now available in the GetIt Package Manager catalog. For those who don’t know these libraries, the JEDI Code Library (JCL) consists of a set of…
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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…
C++

New VCL Styles and Style Enhancements in RAD Studio 10 Seattle

In Delphi, C++ Builder and RAD Studio 10 Seattle, we provide a variety of new VCL styles and VCL style enhancements. Windows 10 Styles Choose from three built-in Windows 10 styles: Modern Light, Modern Dark and Modern Blue. These styles work great with the new VCL Windows 10 UI controls as well as the existing VCL UI controls. Common Dialog Styling VCL styling now extends to dialogs such…
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Delphi

How-To Guide: Upgrading Your Delphi VCL Applications To Support 4K Displays

Alexander Halser fromEC Software GmbH. has released an in-depth how to guide for preparing your Delphi VCL applications to support 4K displays. The guide talks about what the standard DPI in your Windows applications is usually set to (96 DPI), which versions of Windows support various DPI virtualization techniques, and changes you can make to your application manifest to make it DPI aware.
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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…
C++

Customizing and Creating VCL Styles

Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio include various VCL styles out of the box. These can be used for your Windows applications and customized via the included Bitmap Style Designer (Tools->Bitmap Style Designer). You can also create a new style from scratch. The easiest way…
Delphi

QR Code Generation Using Delphi XE 5 / DelphiZXingQRCode

Author: Janez Atmapuri M6099 Žarko Gajić shows you how to add QR Code generation to your Delphi VCL and FireMonkey applications. His article uses a Delphi wrapper for the ZXing open source barcode image processing library (http://www.debenu.com/open-source/delphizxingqrcode/). Zarko has written two recent articles on his “On Delphi Programming” blog: Generating QR Codes Using Delphi…
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