Brian Long to appear at the ADUG Autumn Symposium 2015

The Australian Delphi User Group is proud to announce that world renowned Delphi expert Brian Long (UK) will be appearing at 18th annual ADUG Autumn Symposium this coming March.

Brian will be presenting on two topics: “Employing and enjoying Android OS capabilities” and “Creative Debugging Techniques”.

Joining Brian will be Damien Bootsma of Embarcadero (topic to be announced) as well as local ADUG members Mathias Burbach and Lachlan Gemmell who will present on software development best practices and tools.

The ADUG Autumn Symposium 2015 will be held in Melbourne on the 26th March and in Canberra on the 27th March. Registrations are open now with early bird discounts available until the end of February.

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Preview of Brian Long’s Android topic at the ADUG Autumn Symposium

There’s less than 2 days left to register for the ADUG Autumn Symposium 2015.

As a special teaser before the event here’s a quick demo of some of speaker Brian Long’s demos that extend FireMonkey on Android beyond its out of the box capabilities.

Other topics that will be covered on the day include FireDAC for Delphi Pro and Enterprise, advanced debugger usage and tools and techniques for successful Delphi software development (beyond the Delphi IDE itself).

Register today or you’ll probably miss out.


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Sydney Meeting – February 2015

Wednesday 25th February 2015 at 6 for 6:15pm start.

Shane van de Vorstenbosch will present on Making database revisions easy.

Lachlan Gemmell will present on Regular Expressions in Delphi.
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Melbourne Meeting – March 2015

Monday 16th March at 6 for 6:15pm start.

Advanced UI Testing with Jarrod Hollingworth
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Melbourne Meeting – February 2015

Monday 16th February at 6 for 6:15pm start.

John McDonald discussed iterators in Delphi.
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Brisbane Meeting – February 2015

Thursday February 5th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

Jim Gilmour will give two talks on the day:

– Demo the features of Castalia, the well known IDE editor plugin, with
features like advanced syntax highlighting, code navigation, code analysis
and refactoring. Castalia was recently aquired by Embarcadero so there’s a
good chance you will see it in future Rad Studio versions.

– Give a demo of the features of Fast Cube, a tool for efficient analysis of
data arrays.
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Sydney Meeting – January 2015

Wednesday 28th January 2015 at 6 for 6:15pm start.

Colin Johnsun will present on List Processing with Generics and Anonymous Methods: Functional Programming in Delphi
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2015 Symposium

Melbourne - March 26

Canberra - March 27

Registrations have now closed.

The ADUG wishes to acknowledge the assistance of the following companies whose sponsorship helps to make our Symposium possible:

Arena Business Technology TCG-Logo Nexus DB Help and Manual Devart Gnostice Information Technologies

Full details on the Symposium page