Category: Melbourne

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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Melbourne Meeting – November 2019

Monday 18th November.

At this meeting, Robert Horbury-Smith showed us how to use a Mormot server with a Delphi and an Elevate WebBuilder front-end.

His presentation centered on building and consuming a mORMot HTTPServer using a Service Oriented Architecture.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – October 2019

Monday 21st October 6:15pm.

At this meeting, Glen Kleidon presented his Arpy framework.

Arpy is a framework for creating secure web servers. It uses the same highly flexible, modern approach popularised in NodeJs and .Net Core, abstracting out the server complexity allowing the developer to focus on the business logic.… Continue reading ›

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