Author: Ian Krigsman

Melbourne Meeting – May 2013

May 2013

Barcodes, Photo Manipulation via Delphi – Geoff Smith (Tyson Technology)

Geoff talked about using barcode recognition and face detection to manage the many images generated by school photographers. Useful resources: Generating barcodes: TZintBarcode; reading barcodes and QRCodes: ClearImage Barcode SDK (free); face identification: Windows Live Photo Gallery API… Continue reading ›

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Brisbane Meeting – May 2013

Monday 06 May 2013

Mobile in RAD Studio XE4 – Glenn Stephens

Glenn Stephens will give a talk on the night about Mobile in Rad Studio XE4:
He will be going through the mobile aspects of Rad Studio XE4 demonstrating
how to work to build mobile applications in the platform, looking at some of
the common patterns for mobile development and how they can be applied in
the mobile space.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – April 2013

April 2013

First look at FireDAC – Mathias Burbach

Recently Embarcadero released the component-suite FireDAC, which allows the developer to talk to different databases via the same components& methods. Pretty much like dbExpress. The presentation will explain the basic usage of FireDAC.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – April 2013

April 2013

Delphi and .NET – Adam Johnston (Novuslogic)

Adam talked about accessing the .NET framework from Delphi using the open source JVCL library. For a summary of Adam’s presentation with some examples see this blog post. The examples can be downloaded from GitHub.… Continue reading ›

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Brisbane Meeting – April 2013

Thursday 04 April 2013

Anonymous Methods

We’ll have a talk on the night about Anonymous methods, one of the recent additions to the Delphi language. The how and why will be explored. … Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – March 2013

March 2013

Anonymous Methods – John McDonald

John gave a presentation on anonymous methods, first introduced with Delphi 2009, also mentioning generics and RTTI and how they can be used with anonymous methods. The talk was illustrated with a series of examples (download 99KB).… Continue reading ›

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Brisbane Meeting – March 2013

Thursday 07 March 2013

The Eternity II Puzzle – Geoff Harris

This puzzle was launched as a £2 million prize competition. It involves placing 256 different pieces on a 16×16 board following particular rules. It is extremely hard to solve and no complete solution has yet been found.… Continue reading ›

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