Melbourne Meeting – April 2018

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

Robert Horbury-Smith will introduce us to the Mormot (usually written as mORMot to emphasize the Object Relational Model aspect of the product).

… we’ll examine how a fairly simple ORM based server using a database can be used to host “client” interfaces over REST and HTTP for both browser based (a la JavaScript) and VCL Front Ends from an n-Tier “Server” application using JSON …

… mORMot is a highly scalable, light footprint solution that deserves much more attention than it gets. With the continued drift away from desktop centric applications, this library is worth a good look … Read more ›

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2018 ADUG Symposium

2018 Symposium Event Update

The Australian Delphi Users Group are hosting the 2018 ADUG Symposium in May

  • Perth – Wednesday 23rd May 2018
  • Melbourne – Friday 25th May 2018

Click here for Full Details and Registration

An early bird discount is available, so get in quick to secure your position at a cheap price.

Presentations

  • Malcolm Groves – Code Partners.  A Practical Introduction to Docker
  • Herman Schoenfeld – Sphere 10 Software PascalCoin – an Object Pascal based crypto currency
  • Dave Nottage – Hard Won Battle Scars from Mobile App Development
  • Peter Thönell – OO in Delphi From the ground up. An in depth look behind the scenes at Delphi objects
  • Vincent Parrett – Software Licensing for Delphi

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors.  We could not hold this event without the support of these organizations.

Principal Sponsor The Continuity Group

Co-sponsors

 

Click here for Full Details and Registration

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Melbourne Meeting – March 2018

Monday 19th March.

Brian Watson, Geoffrey Smith and Andrea Coffey shared some tips and tricks with Delphi and the IDE…
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Brisbane Meeting – March 2018

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

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

There will be an informal presentation of how to combine REST interfaces with Inno Setup in order to do online license verification during an installation.

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

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Melbourne Meeting – February 2018

Monday 19th February.

Brian Watson described a program he had written to read, format and display XML data. Then John McDonald and Brian went through the results of John’s code review of the program. There was some interesting discussion about finding and avoiding memory leaks, generic lists, and writing safer code.

Brian also described his experiences with VirtualTreeView.

We then did a short quiz on pointers in Delphi, and discussed creating and dereferencing pointers.

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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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