Category: Meetings

Melbourne Meeting – May 2020

Monday 18 May at 6.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

At this meeting, Andrea Raimondi presented on System.Messaging.

Andrea showed us how System.Messaging could decouple the user interface from the business logic of a program. This approach works cross-platform and with VCL and FMX.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – April 2020

Monday 20 April.

Because of a microscopic strand of RNA, we met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

Our meeting included a presentation by Roger Plant showing how to use databases in Lazarus, and a presentation by Aneal Chandra showing us how to create an automatic update feature for MS-Windows.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – March 2020

Monday 16th March.

This meeting was online because of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Geoffrey Smith introduced us to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and all the services that are available in AWS.

Then John McDonald showed how to use Regular Expressions in a Delphi Program.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – February 2020

Monday 17th February.

At this meeting, Richard King introduced us to Lazarus and FreePascal.

If you’re interested in a cross-platform alternative to Delphi, or you are concerned about Embarcadero’s redefinition of perpetual, you should take a look at FreePascal.

Richard’s presentation covered: … Continue reading ›

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No Melbourne Meeting – January 2020

As our venue is unavailable, our January monthly has been cancelled.

Our next meeting will be on Monday 17th February.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – December 2019

Monday 16th December.

At our December meeting, Roger Plant showed us Registration-Free COM. This allows a program to access a COM server without the server being registered in the Registry. You can use either a custom manifest, or an external manifest.… Continue reading ›

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Brisbane Meeting – December 2019

Wednesday December 11th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

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

For the last meeting of the year, we have a double treat for you:

– Andrew will have a short “Apple Business to Business (sandboxed appstore stuff)” how-to presentation

– Eivind will give an introduction on how to use Delphi to develop Linux applications, without requiring a VM or separate machine with Linux installed.… Continue reading ›

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