Embarcadero Weekly Round-up for Developers - #14/2016

Written by DavidI on Posted in News

Weekly Round-up
This week’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Spotlight – Nirav Kaku
Nirav is a veteran in the IT industry with over 15 years of experience. Nirav has strategically consulted various banking and manufacturing firms on their IT road maps. Nirav has been writing software his the age of 10 and hasn't stopped since.  
Nirav provides Embarcardero Delphi training from starters to advanced level for corporates, training companies and educational institutions. “Nirav is a awesome trainer, he has very deep knowledge of Delphi. His teaching methods are effective and new.” http://www.veditindia.com/delphi/


Embarcadero Unveils RAD Server for C++Builder and Delphi Service Based Application Back-Ends!
RAD Server  
The new solution provides an ideal REST/JSON based back-end platform for ISVs and development teams building internal applications...




Improved Partner Collaboration: “Strength in Numbers”

Today more than ever partnerships are one of the most important enablers for successful software companies. Together with product they define success. While approaches to partnerships differ, even giants, such as Microsoft and Apple thrive because they built successful partnership ecosystems...



Fun Code of the Day #2: Does nil have a type?

Okay, no cheating now. That is, no running the code until you’ve guessed. What is the output of this code?



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BDE Installer for RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin

For several versions, the BDE has not been shipped as part of RAD Studio. But there are a lot of BDE apps still out there being actively maintained. If you have one of those apps you want to move to Berlin, there is a separate download available for installing the BDE into 10.1 Berlin. The download is here...



Oculus Virtual Reality SDK Wrapper and Demos For Delphi Berlin On Windows by FMXExpress

A Delphi developer out of Japan has created a wrapper for the Oculus SDK which allows you to build VR apps for the Oculus VR device. The demo that is included with the Oculus SDK wrapper doesn’t use VCL or Firemonkey and instead just directly uses DirectX.



Antialiased images on the Delphi splash screen

How do you have nice-looking icons on the Delphi / C++Builder IDE splash screen? As regular readers of my blog or users of my plugins know, I care about details and appearance a lot...



Getting an old package wizard to work

I tried to compile the SearchWiz project by Corbin Dunn, which he describes in the corresponding article which in turn Ondrey Kelle mentioned in his blog post More Subversion...



Embarcadero: Dedicated to Developers - Inspire. Develop. Excel.

The RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin launch introduces some themes that will be pillars to our customer outreach strategy this year that came from you. These themes are best described by three words: Inspire. Develop. Excel.

  • Inspire young developers across the globe.
  • Develop amazing applications used by millions.
  • Excel in building incredible products.


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.



Developing your first FNC custom control

The structure of the FNC custom control we want to present is this of a classic UI control. The control is responsible for painting itself and interacts with keyboard and/or mouse. The control has several properties to control its appearance and behavior...



Upcoming webinar: June 2 - Getting Started Building Mobile Applications for iOS and Android

This webinar will show you how to build mobile applications for iOS and Android using Delphi and C++Builder 10.1 Berlin. We will cover getting started, best practices for mobile UI/UX, building your first app, using FireUI Live Preview, creating custom design views and Live Previews, a real world example of creating, submitting and getting store acceptance for an iOS and Android…



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