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Sydney Meeting – February 2012

February 2012

Converting your VCL applications to FireMonkey – Mathias Bubach

This month we will look at the challenges when trying to convert your existing VCL application to FireMonkey. In the process we will examine a tool called Mida to convert VCL apps to FireMonkey and see some of the challenges when doing so.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – January 2012

January 2012

Monitoring your Firebird database with FBTraceManager – Thomas Steinmaurer

This month Thomas Steinmaurer will join us from Austria via GotoMeeting to talk about the Firebird trace API, which was introduced in Firebird 2.5 (see also here). This trace API is the base for Thomas’ FB TraceManager.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – December 2011

December 2011

Building mobile applications with RadPHP – Damien Bootsma

RadPHP ships with jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap and that provide us with the ability of building mobile web apps and then turn those mobile web apps into actual apps that can be deployed to the device.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – November 2011

November 2011

Copying locked files using Windows’ Volume Shadow Service – José García

Using the Volume Shadow Service (VSS) in 32 bit environments has been possible with Delphi since VSS’s introduction in Windows XP. However using these COM objects in 64 bit evironments has not been possible with Delphi until now, as the program using them has to be a native 64 bit application.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – September 2011

September 2011

Delphi XE2 Explorer Tour – Delphi Community

DataSnap can be used to build multi-tier applications with Delphi and has changed in Delphi 2009 to no longer relies on DCOM. Since end of August 2011 we have been able to explore the new Delphi XE2 version.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – August 2011

August 2011

DataSnap in a real world project – Mathias Burbach

DataSnap can be used to build multi-tier applications with Delphi and has changed in Delphi 2009 to no longer relies on DCOM. We will look at how DataSnap can be used and what are the little quirks you may encounter when using DataSnap.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – July 2011

July 2011

A Practical Overview of Delphi’s Generic Collection Classes – Malcolm Groves

Delphi introduced Generics a few versions back, along with a whole bunch of very useful generic collection classes. However, for some people all those angle brackets and T’s still look like their keyboard threw up in their code editor.… Continue reading ›

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