The 2019 ADUG Symposium was held in Canberra on Thursday 21st March and Melbourne on 22nd March.
The annual conference is the highlight of the Australian Delphi year. It is filled with top quality presentations and an audience of Delphi enthusiasts like yourself.
The content was repeated in each city.
Registrations included lunch, end of day refreshments and entry in the massive prize draw
Attendees Caught up with colleagues and heard about the latest news from the Delphi World.
|Monday 21st January||Early Bird Registration opens|
|Mon 1st March
||Early bird registration closes|
|Monday 15th March||Final date for registrations|
|Thursday 21st March||Canberra Symposium|
|Friday 22nd March||Melbourne Symposium|
Massive Prize Draw
Attendees were entered into the end-of-day prize draw of Delphi related software, which is the largest of its kind in the world. Conditions apply, see below for more details
Speakers and content are subject to change
ADUG wishes to acknowledge the assistance of the following companies whose sponsorship helps to make our Symposium possible.
When and Where
|Thursday, 21st March 2019
Yowani Country Club,
455 Northbourne Ave,
Lyneham ACT 2602
|Friday, 22nd March 2019
La Trobe University
|Free parking at the venue and local streets
|Parking available on campus – fees apply
La Trobe location map: www.latrobe.edu.au
Parking (pdf): La Trobe Car Parking This map shows the building and paid parking areas.
|8:45||Introduction and Welcome|
|9:00||Presentations 1 – Jim McKeeth – A deep dive into the Android platform today and developing on it with 10.3 Rio.
Presentations 2 – Jim McKeeth – The FireDAC Enterprise Connectors
|Presentation 3 – Malcolm Groves – A Practical Introduction to Docker|
|1:30||Presentation 4 – Alister Christie – A Better Way to Code in Delphi|
|Presentation 5 – Glen Kleidon – Modernising Your Delphi Web Server Philosophy: Why doesn’t it all just work out of the box?|
|5:00pm||Prize Draw and Refreshments|
Non – Members Price
Non member $280 or $265 if registered in the Early Bird period before 21st April
Non members are able to both register and join the ADUG for the same price, so you get your membership for free !
ADUG Members Price
|Years of membership||Early Bird Pricing
(Before March 1st)
|Late Entry Pricing
(After March 1st)
|less than 1||$165||$190|
|between 1 and 2||$145||$170|
|between 2 and 3||$130||$155|
|between 3 and 4||$115||$140|
|4 + years||$100||$125|
Non-Member Student Pricing
Students can attend the event at a heavily discounted price
Information will be posted here shortly.
Enquiries – contact email@example.com
|Canberra 21-March-2019||Members Register in Members Services||Non-Members Register|
|Melbourne 22-March-2019||Members Register in Members Services||Non-Members Register|
You must be a financial member paid-up to the symposium date in order to register as a member – if the registration button does not appear check the “Paid to” date under “Your profile”, which appears when you first log into Member Services.
Alterations or refunds due to mis-registrations are at the discretion of the ADUG Treasurer – an over-worked and under-appreciated volunteer ☺
ADUG wishes to acknowledge these friends of the ADUG for supporting us with donations of valuable products.
The prize draw is the final event of the day, held immediately after the last presentation, and operates like so:
procedure ADUGPrizePicker; begin PopulateListOfAllPrizes; while PrizesAvailable do begin if AttendeeListEmpty then PopulateListOfAllAttendees; RandomlyPickAWinnerFromAttendees; AskWinnerToSelectPrizeFromAvailablePrizes; while WaitingForPrizeSelection do begin if WinnerTakingTooLong then StirWinner; end; if WinnerTookFarTooLong then AllocateRandomPrize; NoteSelectedPrize; RemoveSelectedPrizeFromAvailablePrizes; RemoveWinnerFromAttendees; end; end;
- Only attendees who have registered and paid before the symposium date are eligible for the prize draw.
- The organisers will make their best efforts to conduct the prize draw in an unbiased and fair manner, and inform all winners of their prize, however no responsibility is taken.
- Attendees are encouraged to remain for the duration of the prize draw to ensure their claim on any prizes.
- Attendees un-avoidably unable to remain for the prize draw (e.g. due to flight times) may arrange a proxy:
- Proxies voters must be arranged prior to the commencement of the prize draw.
- A proxy may either be the ADUG President, or another attendee.
- Proxies provided to the President must be in writing and consist of no more than three prize selections.
- Non-president proxies must be disclosed to the President before the prize draw.
- If none of the prizes nominated in the proxy are available a random prize will be selected.
- The prizes from each vendor will be divided between the two venues proportionate with the number of attendees. Therefore not all prizes may be available at both venues.
- Pricing is approximate and has been adjusted for international exchange rates.
(1.00 AUD = 0.71 USD, 1.00 AUD = 0.63 EUR)
see relevant product website for more details
- AUD$ pricing excludes GST
- Prizes are provided at the discretion of the sponsor.
ADUG will not be liable for any discrepancies between the prize description here and the prize provided by the sponsor.
For your convenience in selecting your preferred prize before the prize draw, below are links to venue specific prize lists in both Excel spreadsheet and pdf formats. Most prizes are available at both venues, though not all in the same quantity. For the smooth flowing of the prize draw – especially important for those with flights to catch – it is strongly recommended that you have your prize selection ready before the prize draw – dawdlers will be subject to being RPAB’ed (Random Prize Allocation Button)
|Company||Prize description||Quantity||Usual cost
(per item, original currency)
|Total prize value
|Prize list will be filled as sponsors donate prizes.|
|Code Partners and Embarcadero||Delphi Enterprise Edition Delphi Rio (10.3) empowers developers to create stunning, high performing apps for Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and Linux Server, using the same native code base.||2||AUD 5253||$10504|
|Code Partners and Embarcadero||Ext JS for RAD Studio Developers
Ext JS for RAD Studio Developers
|Href||Rubicon Pro source code.
Rubicon is a Delphi/C++Builder add-on that lets you put full text search capabilities into your VCL applications.
You retain control of all data, including all the content and all the indexing.
Beginner to advanced search expressions are supported…. from simple wildcard queries to complex expressions.
One system works with all major database bridges used by Delphi and C++Builder programmers including IB Express, dbExpress, ADO, BDE plus more than a dozen third-party database access components.
|NexusDB||NexusDB Embedded w/source
NexusDB Embedded is a 100% Delphi Database. The embedded version compiles directly into your EXE file with no additional libraries needed
|NexusDB||NexusDB Starter Edition
The NexusDB Starter Edition is a DCU/binary only edition of NexusDB that features full C/S capabilities with restricted SQL features. There are no artificial performance limitations or database/table size restrictions. The Starter Edition supports Delphi XE (including Delphi XE Starter Edition) and later, and C++ Builder XE (including C++ Builder Starter Edition) and later.
|Woll2Woll Software||FirePower 12 for RAD Studio
Data-aware component suite for Win32, Win64, Mac (OSX32), Android and iOS (32 & 64 bit).
|Woll2Woll Software||InfoPower VCL 4K Rio
Our award-winning InfoPower for Delphi VCL library is the most popular suite of components for building front ends for database applications.
|Woll2Woll Software||1stClass 4K Rio
to InfoPower!1stClass brings spectacular high-class components to your Delphi and C++ Builder applications to make them truly stand out. From its eye-catching image-shaped forms and image-shaped buttons, to its powerful and polished bound and unbound treeview and outlookbar components, you will notice 1stClass’ quality and attention to detail. 1stClass also is the ideal companion to InfoPower, as you can embed 1stClass’ powerful combo controls, such as its tree combos or image combos, directly into InfoPower’s grid.
|Steema||TeeChart Pro VCL/FMX valued at USD$479 is a charting components library offering comprehensive collection of 60+ Chart styles in 2D and 3D for data visualization, Maps, Gauges types to create digital dashboards and 50+ financial and statistical indicators. Supports RAD Studio, Delphi, C++ Builder and FireMonkey.||2||$479 USD||$1261|
|Steema||TeeGrid VCL/FMX valued at USD$79 is a lightweight and fully-featured Grid component for RAD Studio, Delphi and C++ Builder, Firemonkey and Lazarus FreePascal.
The Grid allows you easily and fast manage information, connect to data sources and display data.
|Galkam Pty Ltd||Half Day Training Session with Glen Kleidon
Need training in Project Bundling, Modernising your Delphi Web services, Unit testing? Do you have a specific topic? The prize covers 4 hours of training in a form of your choice (formal, informal, presentation, group or one-on-one) on a topic of your choice delivered by Glen Kleidon. The arrangements for the prize are flexible: it can be taken as a pre-prepared presentation or as credit toward a more extensive training day or workshop. The venue is also flexible: your office or ours (up to 5 people), however travel and accommodation costs are NOT included.
|ProDelphi||ProDelphi (Ansi code version)
ProDelphi measures the runtime of Delphi programs.
If a program is too slow, ProDelphi gives the necessary information to optimize it.
|Xequte Software||ImageEn image display and editing library for Delphi, C++Builder and .Net
ImageEn is an extensive component suite for image editing, display and analysis written in pure VCL code for Delphi and C++ Builder, and is also available for .NET. Thousands of software developers use ImageEn to add powerful multimedia functionality to their applications. Learn how easy it is to enhance your software with ImageEn!Winner can choose one of either VCL or .NET library version.
Note: Prize only valid for people who are not already registered users of ImageEn.
|Scalabium Software||SMExport component suite with Source
Convert from all popular data formats! Fast and direct data export into MS Excel, XML, HTML, SPSS, PDF and others from DBGrid/Dataset or any VCL control.
|Scalabium Software||SMImport component suite with Source
Convert from all popular data formats! Now you can read the MS Excel/XML/HTML/DBF/Open Office/Paradox files directly without any external libraries.
|Scalabium Software||SMMsg component suite with Source
SMMsg suite allow to read/parse the files created by MS Outlook. You may read the message with all mail information (subject, body, recipients, attachments etc), contact, note, task, appointment, journal, post item, etc.
|Bergsoft||Next Suite – Extended
It includes components: NextGrid6, NextDBGrid6, NextInspector6, NextLayout6, Next Editors 6 (NxButtonEdit6, NxSpinEdit6, NxDatePicker6…), Next Collection 6 (NxButton6,
NxFlipPanel6, NxPageControl6…), plus ALL NextSuite v5 components for free.
NextGrid is a powerful Delphi/C++ Builder Grid. It is very easy to use it in design-time (with intuitive Columns Editor) and in run-time with easy to understand methods and properties. NextGrid have much more features than standard Delphi StringGrid or ListView, attractive look (VCL Styles, Windows 7/8/10 & MS Office 2016 themes support), it is extremely fast (quick sorting, data manipulation, drawing…).
|TMS Software||Web Core
Modern SPA web application model
Standard component framework for common UI controls and access to browser features
Debugging in Pascal code via the browser
|TMS Software||FNC Component Studio
The TMS FNC Component Studio contains the 4 component sets listed here.
– TMS FNC UI Pack
Set of powerful, feature-rich UI controls.
– TMS FNC Chart
Fully cross-platform chart component designed for business, statistical, financial & scientific data.
– TMS FNC Blox
Add diagram and flowchart capabilities to your application.
– TMS FNC Dashboard Pack
Create dashboard applications for Windows, cross-platform and the web.
|Developer Express||VCL Subscription
With dozens of high-performance VCL components, the DevExpress VCL Subscription helps you deliver compelling, easy-to-use business solutions fast. Emulate the look, feel and capabilities of Microsoft Office or replicate the dock-based UI of Visual Studio or Adobe Photoshop and take your Delphi and C++Builder applications to an entirely new level with familiar features end-users have come to rely upon. It’s everything you need to build your best in one integrated suite.
And because technology never stands still, DevExpress continues to release innovative, high-impact components for the VCL such as the Tile Control, Adorner Manager, Camera Control and Barcode Control, allowing your UI to easily evolve without abandoning your existing codebase or the proven VCL platform.
|Raize Software||CodeSite Studio
CodeSite takes application logging and debugging to a new level by focusing on developer productivity, usability, logging capabilities, and deployment.
The CodeSite Logging System gives developers deeper insight into how their code is executing.
CodeSite’s logging classes let developers capture all kinds of information while their code executes and then send that information to a live display or a log file, locally or remotely.
|Raize Software||DropMaster is a set of 4 native VCL controls for use in Delphi and C++Builder. While the VCL components included with Delphi and C++Builder permit drag and drop between windows in the same application, DropMaster allows developers to add support for drag and drop between applications. The drag and drop can be between the developer’s new application and existing applications such as the Microsoft Office suite, a web browser, etc., or between two custom-written applications.||2||$99 USD||$260|
|Raize Software||Inspex is an advanced set of native VCL grid controls specifically designed for inspecting objects and other data types in your programs. From the light-weight TIxItemListEditor for editing lists of name-value pairs to the advanced TIxObjectInspector for inspecting all published properties of objects and components, there is an inspector control in the Inspex collection that will meet your needs.||2||$99 USD||$260|
|LMD Innovate||LMD-Tools covers more than 500 components for any task you can imagine. Following component groups are only examples for the broad range of available components: LMD Tools includes controls for superior interface design, system programming, file controls, database applications, internet-/web-components, multimedia, text/data input (RichEdit), display of formatted text and many more.
Most of the visual components support transparency, advanced font effects (3D, outline, …), different backgrounds or -effects. In latest version an integrated parser supports display of formatted text (e.g. HTML) for many controls.
All together, they form a solid base for your development.
|LMD Innovate||LMD IDE-Tools is collection of native VCL components which help you to set up a complete IDE environment in a quick and easy way. Extend your applications by providing your customers enhanced possibilities – either by custom scripts or even complete dialogs or additional forms. This package includes LMD DesignPack, LMD ScriptPack and LMD SyntaxEdit (check also product pages of these packages to learn all available features). Besides that LMD IDE-Tools adds an additional integration package which combines the abilities and features of the standalone packages and adds high level features like IDE services (component palette, IDE manager, synchronizing services), project manager tools (handling of different documents, project view), advanced designing features (alignment palette, support for component editors, object/component view) and so on. An example IDE project (supporting the script languages included in LMD ScriptPack) is shipped with the complete package which demonstrates how to set up a complete IDE project.||2||€159||$576|
|LMD Innovate||LMD DockingPack is a collection of native VCL components and additional classes that can be compiled into your application royalty free. This package was designed to help you building applications with entirely customizable and modern user interface. Add docking features with floating panels as known e.g. from Visual Studio (2005, 2010 or even the new Metropolis style in VS 2012)!||2||€99||$358|
|Fast Reports||Fast Report Pro Report generator FastReport VCL is a modern solution for integrating Business Intelligence in your software. It has been created for developers who want to use ready-made components for reporting. FastReport VCL, with its simplicity of use, convenience and small distribution size is able to provide high functionality and performance on almost any modern PC.
These are the capabilities of just report production engine:
And all of these features can be combined in a single report!
|Fast Reports||Fast Cube VCL Pro FastCube is a set of OLAP Desktop components. It supports Delphi 7, 2005, 2006/Turbo, 2007, 2009, XE, XE2, 2007, 2009, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, C++Builder 2007, C++ Builder 2009, C++Builder XE2 – XE6, RAD Studio 2009, Embarcadero RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo and higher and Lazarus.
FastCube components can be built into the interface of host applications
|The Continuity Group
In association with
are delighted to announce prizes available for ADUG 2019 Symposium
|Database Workbench Basic Prize includes Database Workbench for 1 database only + 1 hour one-on-one training delivered by Mathias Burbach
Consistency across different DBMS versions
Terms and Conditions
ADUG is a not for profit voluntary organisation run for the benefit of its members and to promote Delphi.
While the members of the organisation will always strive to fulfill the published details of their events they reserve the right to change details such as venue, content and presenters if necessary.
Refunds will not be provided for cancellations and over-payments.
To qualify for member pricing you must be a financial member at the time of registration and your membership application date must be prior to <TO BE DETERMINED>. If your membership lapsed recently you can renew it. You can check your renewal date by going to the members services login. If you have forgotten your password you can request a new one provided the email address we hold is current. If not you will need to contact the secretary with a new email address.
When you log in your membership status is indicated.
If you have lapsed recently we offer you a catch up option to maintain your discount. When your membership is overdue you will need to complete your renewal before your can register for the event. Credit card payment offers the most rapid completion.