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Great news from Fast Reports Inc: "Now FastReport FMX supports FireMonkey 2 (Embarcadero RAD Studio XE3, Delphi XE3 and C++Builder XE3) as well as previous version of FireMonkey (Embarcadero RAD Studio XE2, Delphi XE2 and C++Builder XE3). From Beta version we fixed set of bugs and improved speed and stability of reporting on Windows and on Mac OS X."  Congratulations to the Fast Reports Team.  Read the news at http://www.fast-report.com/en/news/9576.html....
World Class Backgammon! XG Gammon! Written in none other than Delphi XE2 and FireMonkey for iOS for iPhone/iPad.  From the Apple iTunes page - "XG Mobile is the portable version of the acclaimed program 'eXtreme Gammon' for PC. You can now have the power and accuracy of eXtreme Gammon in the palm of your hands". XG Gammon is developed by GameSite 2000 Ltd. Here is the iTunes link - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/xg-mobile/id536774050 You can create applications for Windows, Mac and iOS with one codebase using FireMonkey.  If you need to get started, check out the "Getting Started with Windows and Mac Development" e-Learning series at http://www.embarcadero.com/firemonkey/firemonkey-e-...
A recent study reports that “Bring Your Own Device” policies have helped open up IT departments to Macs, iPhones and iPads. The business sector will buy $10 billion worth of iPads this year and 93% of the Fortune 500 are deploying or testing the iPhone. Creating iOS apps to reach the business market has never been more important than it is today. Join us on Wednesday June 6, for this free webinar with evangelist Anders Ohlsson, to get a first-hand look into creating native mobile apps for iOS to reach this ever growing market. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Set up your environment for iOS development Create your first iOS “Hello World” app Use layouts to scale your UI ...
Erply, a leading provider of Point of Sales software has used Delphi XE2 to create their Windows POS application and FireMonkey for their UI design. Erply won the Seedcamp 2009 in London where it received $50,000 in funding. The company was selected by the Wall Street Journal in 2010 as one of the top ten European startups of the year. TechCrunch has called it, "the Skype of business software" reporting that Erply has since raised approximately $2 million. Yesterday, Erply announced a strategic integration with PayPal providing businesses with a new way to accept mobile payments and manage their business operations. We just met their founder and CEO, Kris Hiiemaa and CTO, Alari Ko...
Two new FireMonkey Windows and Mac development success stories are available on the Embarcadero Web site:  Bremmers Audio Design's MultitrackStudio and Porter Lee's BEAST police evidence management system. MultitrackStudio Windows Developers Use FireMonkey to Make the Music Software Available on Mac OS X - http://www.embarcadero.com/home/multitrackstudio-uses-firemonkey-to-create-application-on-mac-os-x MultitrackStudio (http://www.multitrackstudio.com/) from Bremmers Audio Design is a multitrack music recording software which supports recording, editing and mixing audio and MIDI tracks. With the growth of Mac worldwide, MultitrackStudio developers felt the urgency of making their appl...
Anders Ohlsson reports that his MathViz for iOS version 1.0 has been approved by Apple and is now available in the Apple App Store.  MathViz is a Delphi/FireMonkey for iOS application that uses (mostly) the same codebase as his Windows and Mac version.  You can find the MathViz iOS app in the Apple App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mathviz/id521868631?ls=1&mt=8. Anders has written an EDN technical article, "Visualizing mathematical functions by generating custom meshes using FireMonkey", which describes how he built the original Windows and Mac version using Delphi and FireMonkey (http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/42007).  Anders also wrote an article about the C++Builder a...

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Marco and Brian have written blog posts with some great links to FireMonkey information.  Check their articles at: FireMonkey Links #1 - Marco Cantu FireMonkey Links #2 - Marco Cantu FireMonkey information links - Brian Long If you have cool links to additional Windows and Mac FireMonkey information, you can post them in the comments section....
In a news item on the Fast Reports Inc. web site, they announce FastReport for FireMonkey for Windows and Mac. From the news post: "Demo version is available for download on the company web site. Company plans open sales of the full version at May 2012". You can download demos (zip files) of the Fast Reports for FireMonkey report generator at OS X demo Win32 demo Reporting support for FireMonkey is one of the most requested features by developers.  Soon, you will be able to purchase the product from Fast Reports....
If you're a Windows software developer using Visual Studio or a programmer who has been using VCL in Delphi and C++Builder and you're interested in incorporating functionality from the new FireMonkey application platform into your applications, there's a great new white paper available. Integrating FireMonkey Into Your Existing VCL, C# and C++ Applications by Stephen Ball In this paper, you'll see what is required to create a shared library with FireMonkey in RAD Studio that can be used across multiple platforms, specifically with Windows and Mac OS X. The white paper looks at using the new library in Delphi FireMonkey and VCL applications and also with C#. The paper covers using th...
Our new "Getting Started with FireMonkey" e-Learning Series starts on Thursday May 3.  There will be new lessons each Thursday during May 3 to June 28, 2012.  The series will have separate lessons for Delphi and C++ developers. Each week the lessons will start at Delphi language version at 10:00AM PDT / 1:00PM EDT / 17:00 GMT C++ language version at 11:00AM PDT / 2:00PM EDT / 18:00 GMT If you’re new to FireMonkey, if you are a Windows developer looking to develop applications for Macintosh and iOS, or you want to brush up on your skills, you’re invited to join Embarcadero’s David Intersimone for a new training series on Windows and Mac development with FireMonkey. Each week you c...