Eli M. M

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Generate Cross Platform Dynamic Forms At Runtime From JSON In Delphi 10.2.1 Tokyo The Hospitality Survey Client project is part of the Hospitality Survey App template for Delphi 10.2.1 Tokyo that Embarcadero has released through their GetIt platform. The Hospitality Survey App consists of four different projects. In this blog post I will cover the dynamic form generator that is built into the Hospitality Survey Client project. Also keep in mind that the client can be deployed to Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows with a single code base and a single responsive UI. Basical...
Cross Platform Activity Progress Dialog For Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows In Delphi 10.2 Tokyo The Hospitality Survey Client project is part of the Hospitality Survey App template for Delphi 10.2 Tokyo that Embarcadero has released through their GetIt platform. The Hospitality Survey App consists of four different projects. In this blog post I will cover the progress/activity dialog TFrame that is built into the Hospitality Survey Client project. The progress/activity functionality is built as a TFrame and then included in the Main Form and set to Align := Contents. Align ...
Get Up And Running Fast With The In Depth Developer Guide For The Hospitality Survey App Template The Hospitality Survey App template that Embarcadero has released for Delphi 10.2 Tokyo through their GetIt platform is quite extensive. I have put together a developer guide video for the project which explains more in depth. The video explains each of the four different projects that make up the Hospitality Survey App. These projects include:   A client app built with FireMonkey for Android, IOS, OSX, and Windows where users can fill out survey information.   A we...
Learn How To Use AngularJS To Quickly And Easily Connect And Consume JSON From RAD Server The Hospitality Survey Admin dashboard project is part of the Hospitality Survey App template for Delphi 10.2 Tokyo that Embarcadero has released through their GetIt platform. The Hospitality Survey App consists of four different projects. In this blog post I am going to cover the Hospitality Survey Admin dashboard project which was built in AngularJS. The Admin Dashboard connects to RAD Server on the backend via a REST API. The stats that are displayed are for data that has ...
Learn How To Add Endpoints To RAD Server In The Hospitality Survey App Template The Hospitality Survey EMS project is part of the Hospitality Survey App template for Delphi 10.2 Tokyo that Embarcadero has released through their GetIt platform. The Hospitality Survey App consists of four different projects. In this blog post I am going to cover the Hospitality Survey EMS project. It is the backend RAD Server module for the Hospitality Survey Client and the Hospitality Survey Admin to interface with via REST. RAD Server is a turn-key application foundatio...
Deep Space Rocks Runtime Customizable Mobile Arcade Game For Delphi 10.2 Tokyo Embarcadero has four mobile arcade game projects for Delphi in Object Pascal available for free over on GitHub. All of the projects run on Android, IOS, OSX, and Windows. One of the projects is called Space Rocks and I modified this project to allow the player to customize the game at runtime (for more info about Space Rocks check out this blog post). The modified game is called Deep Space Rocks. I also re-skinned the game a but with a new background, player character, and enemy characters. The...
Build Dynamic Forms At Runtime With Hospitality Survey Editor For Delphi 10.2 Tokyo Embarcadero has released a Hospitality Survey App template for Delphi 10.2 Tokyo through their GetIt platform. The Hospitality Survey App consists of four different projects. A client app built with FireMonkey for Android, IOS, OSX, and Windows where users can fill out survey information. A web app built with AngularJS for viewing survey stats. A REST server built with RAD Server for Windows and Linux. And a setup app which is used to configure the whole system. You can customize the questi...
Save Time With This Quick LiveBindings Trick For Delphi And C++Builder LiveBindings is a great technology built into Delphi and C++Builder for bypassing most of the code involved in a CRUD data cycle (Create, Read, Update and Delete Cycle). It can keep you out of massive amounts of technical debt. However, sometimes the standard LiveBindings method of binding some controls can be overly complex. You can easily simplify your LiveBindings by using an invisible TEdit control. Basically you bind your field value to the TEdit and set the TEdit to Visible := F...
Perform Low Code Calculations Using LiveBindings In Delphi FireMonkey On Android And IOS Calculating fields together with LiveBindings in Delphi FireMonkey can be a good low code alternative to writing a bunch of code to do the same. LiveBindings makes it relatively easy to add fields together using it's CustomFormat property. LiveBindings supports a wide variety of operations in the CustomFormat property can you can check out more information about that in the Embarcadero DocWiki. There is a demo with this post that shows how to add three fields together and output the result to a ...
Eight 3D Demos Featuring Volume Rendering, Textures, Shaders, Materials, Polygons, And Models In Delphi FireMonkey Developer luxidea over on the LUXOPHIA GitHub account has quite a few 3D demos for Delphi FireMonkey featuring various techniques including Volume Rendering, Textures, Shaders, Materials, Polygons, Models, and more. If you are looking to work with 3D and FireMonkey this probably a pretty good place to start. The demos appear to be mainly targeted at Windows as some of them use some Direct3D features but others may just be straight FireMonkey 3D. You can check out a screenshot from each proj...

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