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Sydney Meeting – October 2010

October 2010

Introduction to the Virtual Treeview component – Colin Johnsun

The Virtual Treeview is an open-source Treeview component for Delphi. It is an alternative to the TTreeView component that is already available in the VCL. This short presentation will cover the design principles behind the component as well as the basic steps of setting up and using the Virtual Treeview in your Delphi project.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – September 2010

September 2010

Embedding video and audio player into Delphi Applications – Paul Jervois

A look beyond the standard TMediaPlayer into embeddiing a number of different video and audio players; allowing most video and audio file/stream formats to be supported within a standard application.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – August 2010

August 2010

Accessing Google services using Delphi – Lachlan Gemmell

Google provides an API for just about everything they provide from Spreadsheets to Maps to Calendar to Translator. We’ll demonstrate how you can start to make use of these services from within your Delphi applications.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – July 2010

July 2010

Delphi in a Parallel Universe (Or what to do with all those cores) – Graeme Tunbridge

We will have a look at some multi thread options with emphasis on the OmniThreadLibrary We will run some examples and compare with TThread and some of Misha’s libraries, etc.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – June 2010

June 2010

Distributed Version Control with Git – Colin Johnsun

In continuing on the topic distributed version control systems. This month’s meeting we’ll be looking at Git. First introduced into the world of Linux but over the last few years we have seen better integration into Windows.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – May 2010

May 2010

Distributed version control with Mercurial – Lachlan Gemmell

In the past few years distributed version control systems have been gathering a lot of attention. The two best known are the open source systems, GIT and Mercurial. This month we’ll take a look at Mercurial and see

what advantages it has over centralised version controls systems,
how you can be up and running with it in about 60 seconds,
how it can be invaluable even for a solo developer,
super easy branching and merging,
great support for renamed files,
automating it into a build procedure,
running with or without a server.… Continue reading ›

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Sydney Meeting – April 2010

April 2010

Model-View-Controller Principal – Delphi Community

At the February meeting it was suggested to do a discussion on a best-practise topic every now and then. As a first topic the Model-View-Controller design pattern shall be examined and how it could be used in Delphi.… Continue reading ›

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