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 ›
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.… Continue reading ›
Monday 18th December.
Our December meeting was a Christmas Pi Night.
We had food, Christmas Pies, Raspberry Pi, Ultibo, Christmas Lights, microprocessors playing Christmas music and more.… Continue reading ›
Monday 20th November.
Glen Kleidon presented on encryption. The presentation included:
- Generating Certificates for testing.
- General encryption topics including how RSA public/private keys actually work, using some basic mathematics.
- How to create SSL Clients connecting to a NodeJS backend, using Indy 9 on Delphi 7 and Indy 10 on Berlin.
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Monday 16th October.
Garry Wood from ultibo.org presented on the Ultibo platform. Ultibo allows developers to create software that runs on a Raspberry Pi without the overheads of an operating system.… Continue reading ›
Monday 18th September.
We started with our Annual General Meeting, the meeting which we have to have.
Our President, Scott Hollows, chaired this meeting.
Then Scott gave a presentation on “Displaying and Animating 2D Controls in 3D” using FireMonkey.… Continue reading ›
Monday 21st August.
Jason Tolley from ROK Technology gave two presentations; one on his MetricsLog product, and the other on Delphi frames. MetricsLog is a runtime based metrics and logging product similar to Embarcadero’s AppAnalytics.… Continue reading ›