Tag: FireMonkey

Melbourne Meeting – July 2013

July 2013

SQLite – Lance Collins

Lance has used Delphi since Delphi 2 to maintain and analyse share market data. He’s moved from storing data in typed and INI files to using a database. His decision to use SQLite – open source, thus free – was not the result of a study of all available options but it’s working out OK.… 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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Sydney Meeting – October 2012

October 2012

Delphi by Design: A look at the Open-Close Principle – Colin Johnsun

“Software entities (classes, modules, functions, etc.) should be open for extension, but closed for modification”. What does this mean? In this talk we’ll look at a simple application to illustrate this design principle.… 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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Brisbane Meeting – March 2012

Thursday 01 March 2012

FireMonkey/MacOsx/Livebindings

If the virtual gods are willing, we will have a workshop looking at FireMonkey and Mac development.
Also, Windows 8 was demonstrated.… 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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