Welcome, and thanks for dropping by.

ADUG is an organisation dedicated to providing a forum for activities and information that promote and improve the professional use of Delphi and related products and services in the Australian developer community.

We have local chapters and monthly meetings in most Australian states. If you’re new to Delphi or just visiting, feel free to drop in and say hello.

Please note that our technical blog that was previously at members.adug.org.au (on wordpress.com) has been merged here under the technical category.

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Melbourne Meeting – December 2015

Monday 14th December at 6 for 6:15pm start. (Note Second Monday This Month)

Vincent Parrett CEO of VSoft Technologies will talk technical on building their icon product FinalBuilder


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Sydney Meeting – November 2015

Wednesday 18th November 2015 at 6 for 6:15pm start

Mathias Burbach will show us how to get started with DataSnap. After that we’ll open the floor for anyone to show what they’ve been working on.

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Perth Meeting – November

Perth Meeting – November 17th

Note: Starts at 5:30pm, at Fred Bell RSL Hall (please register – else not enough pizza!)

Embarcadero presents: Ride the Windows 10 Release Wave

You are invited to a live technical workshop showcasing the new RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder features for Windows 10 developers, C++ developers, and mobile developers.

Incredible Windows 10 Support
With Windows 10 experiencing rapid adoption now is the time to move your apps and users onto Windows 10. Embarcadero developer experts will show how you can include the new RAD Studio Windows 10 platform features in your apps quickly and easily. See how the new VCL User Interface Controls, WinRT Components and APIs, gives developers easy access to new Windows 10 services including Notifications, Contracts, and much more!

Double the IDE Project Power
Experience our most powerful IDE ever! We have re-architected the product and build management system to effectively double the project size capacity!

RAD C++ for Windows 10
Are you a C++ developer? Then this is for you too! See the world’s first CLANG based C++ compiler for Windows and mobile with RAD PME extensions for rapid Windows and Cross-Platform development. With tight integration with VCL for Windows and FMX cross-platform frameworks, C++11 language support, and backward compatibility, you are going to want to check this out!

Event Schedule
Technical topics covered during the event:
The features coming soon in new RAD Studio and the enhanced developer experience in the IDE, including support for larger projects
How You can build Windows 10 applications with new Windows 10 VCL controls, support for Windows 10 WinRT features, and more, plus the new enhanced FireMonkey Windows support
Mobile and IoT extensions for RAD Studio developers, including Delphi Android Services
The new C++ Win32 compiler, with C++11 language support
New features in Data and Cloud support, from DataSnap to FireDAC MongoDB support
And more… with additional Embarcadero components, tools, and runtime engines to complement the power of RAD Studio, you will have ready-to-use, turn-key solutions to rapidly build complete software solutions

Where and When:

Fred Bell RSL Hall

Fred Bell Parade, St James WA 6102

5:30 Start  –  9:00 Finish

Pizza and drinks provided


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Brisbane Meeting – November 2015

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

Andrew Mobbs will give a demo on services from Parse.com (cloud database;
push notification services; analytics tracking).
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Sydney Meeting – October 2015

Wednesday 28th October 2015 at 6 for 6:15pm start

Paul Jervois will use a Windows Delphi application to talk to hardware sensors via a Rasbperry Pi.
Lachlan Gemmell will demonstrate a range of commercial and free useful tools for Delphi developers.

and also

Wednesday 28th October 2015 at 12pm

Lachlan Gemmell will demonstrate a range of commercial and free useful tools for Delphi developers.

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Melbourne Meeting – November 2015

Monday 16th November.

Malcolm Groves told us how he designed FluentQuery


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Summer of XE9

ADUG member and presumed chronic procrastinator Shane van de Vorstenbosch has taken his role as ADUG list comedian to a whole new level.

Earlier this month Shane mildly amused ADUG mailing list subscribers with his “Summer of XE9” replacement lyrics for Brian Adams “Summer of ’69”. Mercifully all who read those lyrics did so while silently singing to themselves and no ear-drums, copyrights or senses of good taste were shattered.

Some people you really have to be careful what you say around them, so when fellow ADUG member Shaun replied with the comment

I’m expecting a YouTube video by the end of next week. Or a live performance at the Embarcadero workshop in Sydney?

well I guess we should be thankful that we’ve only ended up with a YouTube video.

At least I hope that’s all we’ve ended up with 😉


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2015 Symposium

Our 2015 Symposium was held in Canberra and Melbourne. The ADUG wishes to acknowledge the assistance of the following companies whose sponsorship helped to make our Symposium possible:

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