Embarcadero Weekly Round-up for Developers - #13/2016

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Weekly Round-up
This week’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Spotlight – Bertie Buitendag
Bertie Buitendag is a Lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology. He is a champion for Delphi and was instrumental in the adoption of Delphi displacing Java for early education in South African High Schools. Bertie is involved for one reason “Delphi is the best language to learn programming. Delphi is just much easier to start with and easier to adopt as a school platform.”
Paving the Way for Computer Education
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Embarcadero: Dedicated to Developers - Inspire. Develop. Excel.
by David I

We continue to make progress. A week ago, we had our first product launch under our renewed strategy, Embarcadero: Dedicated to Developers. 10.1 Berlin validates our focus on quality and introduces a number of enhancements. It is also a first step to improve the IDE UX. There is a lot more to come in the next weeks and throughout 2016...



RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin FireUI Live Preview articles, videos, apps and docs by David I

FireUI Live Preview is a server/client multi-device tool that allows you to broadcast the active form of your application, in real time, to several devices simultaneously. Live Preview lets you see how your application looks and behaves...



Webinar Replay: Fire up your business and users with RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin's "Enterprise Strong" Solutions

This technical webinar goes deep into RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin’s new support for the latest enterprise database technologies, REST-based services, cloud services and the Internet of Things. Source code demos will show you how to access the latest enterprise SQL databases and MongoDB NoSQL database.



Ribbon Controls in RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin by Marco Cantù

A few Delphi and C++Builder developers who moved to 10.1 Berlin are wondering what happened to the VCL Ribbon controls and how to get them. Here is the full story...



New LearnDelphi.TV videos by Alister Christie, Embarcadero MVP from New Zealand

Alister Christie has released two new short videos on his LearnDelphi.TV site, "Indentation" and "Syntax Highlighting Colors". This brings the number of free Delphi videos, that Alister has created, up to 115.



DevJet Software releases their new CodeInsight Plus Delphi 10.1 Berlin IDE plug-in

CodeInsightPlus is a Delphi IDE extension plug-in for Delphi 10.1 Berlin down to Delphi XE7 that extends the Delphi IDE's code completion feature. CodeInsightPlus helps you "smoothly writing code with pleasure". On the product page, they have cool GIF animated images to show you some of the features in action.



Revisiting persisting app settings in the cloud - TMS Cloud Pack for VCL and FMX by Bruno Fierens

Back in 2013, I wrote a blog on persisting application settings in the cloud like Google Chrome for example does. The solution presented at that time was using the DropBox cloud service. The technique was quite simple. Persist settings in an INI file and automatically store and retrieve this INI file from a DropBox account. Now, 3 years later...



Thomas Mueller's 10.1 Berlin updates to IDE Explorer Expert, Delphi74BDS and Custom Container Pack

The IDE Explorer Expert is a package based expert that installs into the Delphi IDE and displays its internal component structure. The Delphi7Help4BDS IDE plug-in allows you to switch between the 10.1 Berlin help file and the Delphi 7 help files. The Custom Containers Pack (CCPack) is an integrated tool and component mini-library to produce and maintain composite controls and other containers.



Flotsam and Jetsam #113 - Recent Delphi news and activities
by Nick Hodges

I’d like to offer my public and profuse thanks to the Danish Delphi Developers group – and most notably MVP Jens Fudge and his family – for their wonderful hospitality while I was in Denmark presenting at the DAPUG group.



Upcoming Webinar May 19: Introducing RAD Server - Walk Through an example Real World Scenario in Creating a Modern Retail Customer Experience Solution

This webinar will introduce you to our new product of the Embarcadero portfolio - RAD Server. RAD Server allows you to create Enterprise class applications without the Enterprise class costs!



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David Intersimone (known to many as David I.) is a passionate and innovative software industry veteran-often referred to as a developer icon-who extols and educates the world on Embarcadero developer tools. He shares his visions as an active member of the industry speaking circuit and is tapped as an expert source by the media. He is a long-standing champion of architects, developers and database professionals and works to ensure that their needs are folded into Embarcadero's strategic product plans. David holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California.

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