ADUG Symposium 2017

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The Australian Delphi User Group are holding our annual conference, the ADUG Symposium in May 2017.

This all day Delphi event is packed with technical content and a chance to catch up with other Delphi enthousiasts

It will be held on 18th May in Brisbane and 19th May in Melbourne.


Marco Cantu Marco Cantu will be our keynote speaker, doing two presentations.
Marco is the RAD Product Manager at Embarcadero and author of numerous Delphi books.

  • Object Pascal Deep Dive
  • Windows 10: From WinRT to Windows Desktop Bridge
Malcolm Groves from Code Partners has presented at many Symposium and we are pleased to have him back again.

  • Continuous Integration for RAD Studio Projects
  • Update on the Australian Delphi market
Glen Kleidon from Melbourne
Modernising your Delphi Development Workflows

An Introduction to Project Bundling leveraging Distributed Version Control (GIT / Mercurial) to eliminate “Component Hell”
Peter Thönell
OO in Delphi – From the ground up

A detailed “byte by byte” examination at Delphi objects at runtime

The Symposium costs just a fraction of what you’d pay at other developer conferences despite providing a wealth of Delphi knowledge from top speakers

Register by Friday 18th April to receive the best deal with our Early-bird pricing.

As usual, we will have our famous prize draw thanks to the many sponsors that support the Symposium each year.

We will post more information shortly on the following

ADUG Software Awards

The event will include awards for the best software involving an ADUG member.
More information will be posted here shortly

Non-Member Student Pricing

Students can attend the event at a heavily discounted price
More information will be posted here shortly.
If you are interested in student pricing, email

Check out the ADUG Symposium page for more details on the topics, schedule, locations and how to register.

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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 has been merged here under the technical category

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Sydney Meeting – Early April 2017

The next Sydney ADUG meeting will be on

Wednesday 12th April 2017 at 6 for 6:15pm start

We are meeting at the offices of The Continuity Group in Chippendale (not Ultimo).

This month we’re opening the floor to anyone to present either:

  • their entry in the ADUG Software of the Year Award or
  • a useful unit or class they’ve written, downloaded or purchased.

You don’t need to go into great detail, even just 5 minutes on one of the above is sufficient.

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Melbourne Meeting – April 2017

Monday 24th April at 6 for 6:15pm start.

NOTE This is the 4th Monday of the Month, to avoid Easter!

Glen Kleidon will talk on “Adopting a Functional programming approach in Delphi“.
His presentation will cover Record and Class Helpers, Decorators and Dependency Injection.

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Perth Meeting – March 2017

Tuesday 21th March 2017 at 6pm, first presentation 6:15pm

Farshad Mohajeri from FMSoft will present on uniGUI for developing web applications with Delphi

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

FOOD  $1.50 pizza slice.  $1.50 drinks

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Melbourne Meeting – March 2017

Monday 20th March.

Grahame Grieve from Health Intersections spoke on “Lessons learned maintaining an open source restful server in Delphi”.

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Brisbane Meeting – March 2017

Wednesday March 1st at 5:30pm to 9pm.

Scott Hollows will be doing a remote presentation to the Brisbane ADUG chapter.

TOPIC – Displaying and Animating 2D controls in 3D
Spin and zoom buttons, images and other controls in 3D with just a few lines of code using Scott’s utility units
All attendees will get full source code

I’ll also show you how to build the Starr Wars opening crawl including angled and animated text
Watch the one minute preview here:

Scott will also put on his ADUG president hat and answer any questions that you have about ADUG

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Perth Meeting – February 2017

Tuesday  20th February 2017 at 6 for 6:15pm start

  • Application Architecture – Starting a project, module and project setup, sharing / reuse, frames, styles, scaling and more
  • IDE add ons GExperts, CNWizards.    Castalia included if we can find a presenter

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