Melbourne Meeting – August 2020

Monday 17 August.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

We heard from a few members about their experiences with 10.4,

Glen Kleidon from Galkam and Arpy gave a presentation on styles,

John McDonald showed his Epidemic simulation program, and gave an short introduction to TChart.… Continue reading ›

Melbourne Meeting – June 2020

Monday 15 June.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

Anil Krishnan from Aerion Technologies presented on Database Performance Tuning.

We looked into the index internals (Not a deep dive). Index is one of the most important things that one should look into for Performance Tuning of their SQL Server DBs (or any database – we will look at SQL Server here).… Continue reading ›

Melbourne Meeting – May 2020

Monday 18 May at 6.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

At this meeting, Andrea Raimondi presented on System.Messaging.

Andrea showed us how System.Messaging could decouple the user interface from the business logic of a program. This approach works cross-platform and with VCL and FMX.… Continue reading ›

Melbourne Meeting – April 2020

Monday 20 April.

Because of a microscopic strand of RNA, we met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

Our meeting included a presentation by Roger Plant showing how to use databases in Lazarus, and a presentation by Aneal Chandra showing us how to create an automatic update feature for MS-Windows.… Continue reading ›

Melbourne Meeting – February 2020

Monday 17th February.

At this meeting, Richard King introduced us to Lazarus and FreePascal.

If you’re interested in a cross-platform alternative to Delphi, or you are concerned about Embarcadero’s redefinition of perpetual, you should take a look at FreePascal.

Richard’s presentation covered: … Continue reading ›