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My "Secure DataSnap Development" CodeRage 8 session

Author: Pawe Gowacki During my CodeRage 8 “Secure DataSnap Development” session I’m demonstrating different levels of security in DataSnap architecture. Communication Protocol: DataSnap supports three different communication protocols: TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS. Choosing the HTTPS protocol that is implemented using SSL (“Secure Sockets Layer”) adds encryption to the communication…
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Custom FireMonkey "TSimpleTriangle" component

Author: Pawe Gowacki Have you ever written a component in Delphi? Reusable components are the corner-stone of rapid application development and important part of Delphi success on the market. Being able to manipulate an instance of a class at design-time is where Delphi shines! One day I was looking at mocking up a FireMonkey turn-based board game. A screen with a board and names of two opponents.
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New "TOSVersion" type in Delphi XE2

Author: Tóth Erik Delphi XE2 is probably the most significant release since Delphi 1. The number of new features is amazing and probably the biggest, most important one is FireMonkey – a brand new business application development platform that let you use Delphi…
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Delphi 2010 DirectWrite "Hello World" Example

Author: Sinisa P29531 In my previous post I have translated Windows 7 SDK Direct2D “Advanced Geometries” examplefrom C++ to Delphi 2010 code. That was a lot of fun, so I have decided to continue the adventure in the realm of Direct2D programming and this timeconverted one of the DirectWrite examples – DirectWrite sample “Hello World”. Delphi 2010 Hello…
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Writing games with Delphi. Ideas?

Author: Aaron Rosenberg How would you approach creating a game with Delphi? I keep playing with Delphi Prism and recently downloaded XNA Game Studio 3.0. It installs very nicely into Delphi Prism. I wonder what is the most commonly used software for creating games that will…
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Automating Excel with Delphi and Creating Value from Programming

Author: Germán Estévez Why do we write applications? One answer could be “for fun”, but not always we are in such a comfortable situation of doing something without a real (business) reason. This is where “Creating Value from Programming” comes in. Recently we’ve done a joint session with Jeroen Pluimers on the Software Developer Event “Office Stuff!!&#8221…
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