Brisbane Meeting – March 2018

Wednesday March 7th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

The Brisbane meeting is on at the usual time and place. See you there 🙂

There will be an informal presentation of how to combine REST interfaces with Inno Setup in order to do online license verification during an installation.

Pizza and drinks will be available at cost; keep change handy ($2/piece, $0.50/glass).

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Melbourne Meeting – February 2018

Monday 19th February.

Brian Watson described a program he had written to read, format and display XML data. Then John McDonald and Brian went through the results of John’s code review of the program. There was some interesting discussion about finding and avoiding memory leaks, generic lists, and writing safer code.

Brian also described his experiences with VirtualTreeView.

We then did a short quiz on pointers in Delphi, and discussed creating and dereferencing pointers.

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Brisbane Meeting – February 2018

Wednesday February 7th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

The Brisbane meeting is on at the usual time and place. See you there 🙂

Pizza and drinks will be available at cost; keep change handy ($2/piece, $0.50/glass).

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Melbourne Meeting – January 2018

Monday 15th January.

We had three presentations on different types of inter-process communication.

Brian Watson spoke about MailSlots.
Tony Bryer spoke about named pipes, semaphores and mutexes.
John McDonald spoke about sockets.

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Melbourne Meeting – Christmas Pi Night – December 2017

Monday 18th December.

Our December meeting was a Christmas Pi Night.

We had food, Christmas Pies, Raspberry Pi, Ultibo, Christmas Lights, microprocessors playing Christmas music and more.
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Melbourne Meeting – November 2017

Monday 20th November.

Glen Kleidon presented on encryption. The presentation included:

  • Generating Certificates for testing.
  • General encryption topics including how RSA public/private keys actually work, using some basic mathematics.
  • How to create SSL Clients connecting to a NodeJS backend, using Indy 9 on Delphi 7 and Indy 10 on Berlin.
    • tricks you need to know to get it to work.
    • certificate validation.
  • How to create SSL and HTTPS servers using Indy.
    • client side vs server side certificates.
  • Some discussion on creating Digests (Hashing) for Signing (time permitting).

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Perth Meeting – October 2017

Tuesday 17th October

The Perth branch of ADUG are meeting this Tuesday to talk about Delphi technical topics.
– SCOTT HOLLOWS – Build Your Own Text Comparison Tool in Delphi. Last month Frank Reynolds walked us through some difference comparison tools available within and outside of Delphi.  This month, Scott will show you how to roll your own

– PETER THONELL – Performance comparison of some Delphi generated executables at the binary / assembler level.  Peter is a bit of a wizard at this so we are keen to see Peter guide us through a deep dive discussion

– WINDOWS SERVICES – We will review two brief videos (10 minutes) followed by a round table discussion

WHERE- Artifactory  8/16 Guthrie St, Osborne Park WA 6017

WHEN- Tuesday 17th October 2017.  6pm start.  First presentation 6:15

SNACKS $1.50 pizza slice.  $1.50 drinks.

 

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