Perth Meeting – November 2016

Tuesday  15th November at 6 for 6:15pm start

The Perth Delphi user group are meeting this Tuesday at Artifactory 8/16 Guthrie St, Osborne Park WA 6017

  • Scott van der Linden – More Mind Your Language by Pawel Glowacki with more info from Scott.
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Smart Pointers

Smart pointers have a few uses, the most common being for memory management, providing a way of automatically managing the lifetime of an object in non garbage collected languages. In Delphi this is similar to what you get with reference counted interfaces but a smart pointer implementation does this in a generic way such that all objects can be managed without having to change the existing class (no need to implement interfaces or descend from TInterfacedObject).… Continue reading ›

Brisbane Meeting – July 2006

Monday 24 July 2006

Interfaces without COM – Alex Fekken (Fekken IT Services)

Another back-to-basics presentation. Traditionally, Interfaces have been associated with COM programming, but especially with the introduction of the .NET framework we see interfaces popping up all over the place.… Continue reading ›

Melbourne Meeting – February 2006

February 2006

Introduction to open source components for Delphi Part 1- Richard King

Richard explained that he has been reviewing open source components available for Delphi. He presented some of his findings then discussion centered on how to best harness the collective knowledge of ADUG members.… Continue reading ›

Sydney Meeting – June 2005

June 2005

Practical interface usage – Lachlan Gemmell

This session will introduce Object Pascal interfaces (not user interfaces) and provide some practical examples of where they can be used. Examples will include interface usage in the VCL, using interfaces to build an application that be run either as a single exe or a distributed system, code that can be reused in both a web and desktop application, and a technique useful for library type code that gives a class seperate private and public interfaces.… Continue reading ›

Canberra Meeting – July 2004

July 2004

Using Interfaced Objects in Delphi – Vincent Parrett

Vincent Parrett introduced interfaces in the Object Pascal Language, and move to more advanced topics such as hiding class implementation specifics by exposure of the object through an interfaced reference using the singleton pattern.… Continue reading ›