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Sydney Meeting – May 2014

May 2014

XE2 to XE6 for VCL Developers – Lachlan Gemmell

Lachlan Gemmell has been trawling through the “What’s New” pages and VCL source for XE6 down to XE2, compiling a list of the new features and enhancements available for VCL development.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – April 2014

April 2014

FireDAC SQL Update – Mathias Burbach

The FireDAC components have become Delphi’s main method to talk to different databases on different platforms. In this talk we take a close look at the options to optimise the SQL generated to update a dataset.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – December 2013

December 2013

Building simple applications for the Raspberry Pi – Paul Jervois

Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) is a graphics engine that is used in the likes of classic games like Doom and Quake and media players like XBMC for the Raspberry Pi.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – November 2013

November 2013

Principle Languages – How to Make and Communicate Design Decisions – Christia Rehn

Just like patterns, software design principles or “rules of thumb” are a form of experience reuse. Some of these principles are well known and accepted (KISS, DRY, SOLID, etc.) others are rather unknown.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – October 2013

October 2013

Delphi XE5 Android support – looking under the hood – Damien Bootsma

Damien showed some of the new Android features of Delphi XE5, such as wrapping native Android API calls, showing what features are available on your Android device with the DeviceManager and the REST client components in a bit more detail.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – September 2013

September 2013

Supporting SSL/TLS with SecureBlackbox – Jared Davison

SecureBlackbox is a suite of software components that allows developers to add strong security to their applications to protect binary data, files, documents and e-mails. Jared will show us how to use the SecureBlackbox components to encrypt communications and generate X509 certificates.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – August 2013

August 2013

A look into ICS – Paul Jervois

Internet Component Suite (ICS) is an alternative to Indy consisting of various components and applications that leverage the power of non-blocking asynchronous techniques for IP and internet communications.… Continue reading ›

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