Category: FMX

Brisbane Meeting – July 2017

Wednesday July 5th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

Eivind will present on how to use the Google APIs to do Push Notifications with Delphi and Android.

The material will form the basis for an app that will be useful for ADUGers, and attendees will have the opportunity to influence the features of the planned app.… Continue reading ›

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Brisbane Meeting – March 2017

Wednesday March 1st at 5:30pm to 9pm.

Scott Hollows will be doing a remote presentation to the Brisbane ADUG chapter.

TOPIC – Displaying and Animating 2D controls in 3D
Spin and zoom buttons, images and other controls in 3D with just a few lines of code using Scott’s utility units
All attendees will get full source code

I’ll also show you how to build the Starr Wars opening crawl including angled and animated text
Watch the one minute preview here:

Scott will also put on his ADUG president hat and answer any questions that you have about ADUG… Continue reading ›

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Three Dimensional FireMonkey Component Design

FireMonkey provides access to three dimensional object creation and manipulation. While it is fun to build complex objects by connecting together the supplied primitives  (Rectangle, Cone, Sphere, etc.) this could get very tedious so I want to explore creating more complex objects directly in code.… Continue reading ›

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Read write image bitmap pixels in Delphi XE3

Are you having problems getting and setting individual pixels in your Delphi XE3 FireMonkey program ?  I’ll discuss how to do it and provide code samples.… Continue reading ›

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A TBitButton equivalent for FireMonkey

While porting my VCL applications to FireMonkey I needed to find a replacement for the TBitButton from “Additional” palette and so decided to try building my own custom TButton with a graphic on it.… Continue reading ›

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Extending the FireMonkey TStringGrid

While porting my VCL applications to FireMonkey I needed to find a replacement for the TAdvStringGrid from TMS software and so decided to try building my own custom TStringGrid.… Continue reading ›

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A VCL to FireMonkey Convertor

I have been convinced that FireMonkey provides opportunities to use Delphi in new and exciting ways. I am interested in exploring the possibilities but I also want to maintain as much as possible  of the IP that I have built up in Delphi applications to date. … Continue reading ›

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