Category: Technical

Melbourne Meeting – June 2016

Monday 20th June

Subject Anonymous Methods and Generics – Colin Johnsun

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Melbourne Meeting – September 2015

Monday 21st September at 6 for 6:15pm start.

ADUG AGM followed by a presentation from current President Lachlan Gemmell

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How to call Java code from an XE5 Android application

Hidden away on Google+ is this excellent walkthrough by Paul Foster on how to call Java methods from an XE5 Android application. There’s also a teaser from Brian Long in the comments of that Google+ post that he has a much simpler method that he’ll demonstrate at CodeRage 8.… Continue reading ›

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For-in Enumeration

The “For in” style of enumeration in Delphi was introduced in Delphi 2005. The idea is to make enumeration over a collection of things easier and cleaner by removing the need for the iterator variable, removing the code for indexing and removing the code for boundary checking.… 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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Dances with XML

XML. It seems that most developers either love it or hate it. However you feel about it, XML is wide-spread enough that every Delphi developer is likely to reckon with it some time during their career.… Continue reading ›

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