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Sponsors

The Australian Delphi User Group (ADUG) would like to thank the following companies whose sponsorship makes our annual Symposium possible:

2017 Principal Sponsor

2017 Co-Sponsors

 Raize Software The Continuity Group Parnassus
  Atozed Software

 

ADUG is a non for profit organisation that provides a forum for activities and information to promote and improve the use of Delphi and related products and services in the Australian software development community.

We have local chapters and monthly meetings in most Australian states. Visitors are welcome at all meetings so drop in and say hello.

Our technical blog that was previously at members.adug.org.au has been merged here under the technical category

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Melbourne Meeting – February 2018

Monday 19th February at 6 for 6:15pm start.

Brian Watson will show the code he uses read XML data related to his application and to format and display the data. He uses Virtual Tree View to show the structure of the data. He will give an overview of his experience with Virtual Tree View.

Then John McDonald and Brian will discuss the results of John’s code review. The discussion will cover finding and avoiding memory leaks, generic lists, and some suggestions for writing safer code.

John will also do a short presentation on some Delphi miscellany, including a useful technique for validating user input, and using pointers in Delphi

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Brisbane Meeting – February 2018

Wednesday February 7th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

The Brisbane meeting is on at the usual time and place. See you there 🙂

Pizza and drinks will be available at cost; keep change handy ($2/piece, $0.50/glass).

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Melbourne Meeting – January 2018

Monday 15th January.

We had three presentations on different types of inter-process communication.

Brian Watson spoke about MailSlots.
Tony Bryer spoke about named pipes, semaphores and mutexes.
John McDonald spoke about sockets.

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Melbourne Meeting – Christmas Pi Night – December 2017

Monday 18th December.

Our December meeting was a Christmas Pi Night.

We had food, Christmas Pies, Raspberry Pi, Ultibo, Christmas Lights, microprocessors playing Christmas music and more.
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Melbourne Meeting – November 2017

Monday 20th November.

Glen Kleidon presented on encryption. The presentation included:

  • Generating Certificates for testing.
  • General encryption topics including how RSA public/private keys actually work, using some basic mathematics.
  • How to create SSL Clients connecting to a NodeJS backend, using Indy 9 on Delphi 7 and Indy 10 on Berlin.
    • tricks you need to know to get it to work.
    • certificate validation.
  • How to create SSL and HTTPS servers using Indy.
    • client side vs server side certificates.
  • Some discussion on creating Digests (Hashing) for Signing (time permitting).

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Perth Meeting – October 2017

Tuesday 17th October

The Perth branch of ADUG are meeting this Tuesday to talk about Delphi technical topics.
– SCOTT HOLLOWS – Build Your Own Text Comparison Tool in Delphi. Last month Frank Reynolds walked us through some difference comparison tools available within and outside of Delphi.  This month, Scott will show you how to roll your own

– PETER THONELL – Performance comparison of some Delphi generated executables at the binary / assembler level.  Peter is a bit of a wizard at this so we are keen to see Peter guide us through a deep dive discussion

– WINDOWS SERVICES – We will review two brief videos (10 minutes) followed by a round table discussion

WHERE- Artifactory  8/16 Guthrie St, Osborne Park WA 6017

WHEN- Tuesday 17th October 2017.  6pm start.  First presentation 6:15

SNACKS $1.50 pizza slice.  $1.50 drinks.

 

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Brisbane Meeting – October 2017

Wednesday October 4th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

The Brisbane meeting is on at the usual time and place. See you there 🙂

Pizza and drinks will be available at cost; keep change handy ($2/piece, $0.5/glass).

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