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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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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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Melbourne Meeting – February 2013

February 2013

HexEdit and HexEdit Pro – John McDonald

John gave a short presentation of HexEdit (free) and HexEdit Pro (US$50). Both do far more than the names suggest. Among the features demonstrated were the colour coding of file contents depending on byte values, making it easy to pick out text within a binary file, and the template option used to unpick file contents.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – January 2013

January 2013

Containers and Collections – Roger Connell and Richard King

Roger spoke about container classes, focusing on TStringLists, linked lists and the library he had built to support dynamic arrays. One useful idea was to build a helper application to generate large amounts of random data rather than using real data and running the risk of compromising confidentiality.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – December 2012

December 2012

Mobile Studio – Damien Bootsma (Embarcadero)

Damien gave a demonstration of building an application using the current beta version of Mobile Studio… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – November 2012

November 2012

Web GL Game Development – Josh Weberruss

Josh and TJ demonstrated building a multi user browser based game using technologies such as Javascript and WebGL interacting with NodeJS on the server.

Delphi Containers – Richard King

Richard gave an overview of on the various types of containers including arrays and lists as a precursor to a full session on containers in January.… Continue reading ›

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Melbourne Meeting – October 2012

October 2012

How to make Data Entry Operators happy! – Noel Lodge

It seems Noel has always looked for ways to use automation to improve life. Noting that data entry can be pretty boring and quite repetitive he talks about simple ways applications can help improve things and in the process increase productivity.… Continue reading ›

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