Category: Meetings

Melbourne Meeting – June 2018

Monday 18th June at 6 for 6:15pm start.

Continuing on with our Multi Threading theme from last month we have Jarrod Hollingworth presenting a master class in advanced threading:

Topics will include:
– Demonstrate the new Delphi parallel library (parallel for loop, tasks run in thread pool, joins and futures)
– Thread safety (expanding on what was shown with critical sections, mutex/semaphore, TEvent, interlocked increment, etc)
– Tips, techniques, issues (stopping a thread, more on interacting with the main thread, debugging)
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Brisbane Meeting – June 2018

Wednesday June 6th at 6pm to Late.

Note! There will be an ADUG Brisbane meeting Wednesday June 6th as
scheduled. However, it will *not* take place at the usual venue.

Because it coincides with the first State of Origin game, the meeting will
be held at my place (southside, Forest Lake area).… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – May 2018

Monday 21st May.

John McDonald and Brian Watson gave a presentation on MultiThreading in Delphi.

John discussed the use of TThread for multithreading and the issues that have to be handled in multi-threaded applications. He showed a small program that illustrated the use of TThread.Queue and anonymous methods to communicate back to the main thread.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – April 2018

Monday 16th April.

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

… we saw 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.… Continue reading ›

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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…… Continue reading ›

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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.… Continue reading ›

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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.… Continue reading ›

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