David I's Sip from the FireHose

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.

Where in the world are programmers using Delphi? There have been a couple of polls posted on the Google+ Delphi Developer Community by Stefan Glienke (Embarcadero MVP, blogger and developer of Delphi based software including DUnitX). Two of Stefan's recent polls in the G+ Delphi community asked when members first started using Delphi and also how old they are. The polls were only for G+ Delphi Community members and not necessarily a representative sample of the global Delphi developer community.  There was a comment in the developer age p...
Community Webcast Episode #10 - March 30, 2015 Embarcadero Community Webcast – Episode #10 Monday March 30, 2015 A (mostly) weekly Embarcadero Community webcast, by David Intersimone "David I", covering recent Embarcadero and Industry news, upcoming events, blog posts, articles and Community Questions and Answers. The recording appears on the Embarcadero YouTube channel.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlhqObgGTXc Developers in China can watch the video on YouKu - http://www.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTIzNzAzMDcy_rss.html Comm...
TMS Software Spell Checking for VCL and FireMonkey apps During several of our recent online events, I was asked if there was a multi-device spell checking and RTF component solution for FireMonkey. The answer is, yes there is.  Spell  Checking components are available from TMS Software both for Windows VCL and multi-device FireMonkey apps.  Bruno Fierens (TMS Software) showed the spell checker components working in apps during his Technology Partner Spotlight webinar in February. Here are a few links to the spotlight replay and also to...
FireDAC Skill Sprint - BDE to InterBase Migration using FireDAC Here are the resource links for my Thursday, March 26, 2015 FireDAC Skill Sprint - "BDE to InterBase Migration using FireDAC". The slide deck is also available on slideshare. YouTube video replat - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ttdy9_2rWo FireDAC DocWiki - http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/XE7/en/FireDAC FireDAC ODBC - http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/XE7/en/Connect_to_ODBC_Data_Source_%28FireDAC%29 InterBase - http://www.embarcadero.com/products/interbase InterBase p...

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Cybelesoft - Thinfinity Virtual UI for Delphi Embarcadero Technology Partner Spotlight Cybelesoft - Thinfinity Virtual UI for Delphi Gustavo Ricardi - CYBELE SOFTWARE, INC. Friday, March 20, 2015 http://www.cybelesoft.com/ YouTube video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBbKKPy32S8 Thinfinity VirtualUI empowers developers who are confronted with a need for deep modernization of existing Windows-based apps with a dual-approach tool: instant GUI remoting and full web integration. When it comes to GUI remoting, Thinfinity VirtualUI offers ...
Gnostice Information Technologies: PDF/Document Tools for RAD Studio Embarcadero Technology Partner Spotlight Gnostice Information Technologies: PDF/Document Tools for RAD Studio Girish Patil - Gnostice Information Technologies Friday, March 13, 2015 http://www.gnostice.com/ YouTube video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rq9NIHfsc4 Established in 2002, Gnostice has been creating revolutionary PDF and Microsoft Office document-processing components for the .NET, Java and Delphi platforms. Gnostice's product lineup includes XtremeDocumentStudio Delphi, XtremeD...
Community Webcast Episode #9 - March 9, 2015 Embarcadero Community Webcast – Episode #9 Monday March 9, 2015 A (mostly) weekly Embarcadero Community webcast, by David Intersimone "David I", covering recent Embarcadero and Industry news, upcoming events, blog posts, articles and Community Questions and Answers. The recording appears on the Embarcadero YouTube channel.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gorX1LXx9ng Developers in China can watch the video on YouKu - http://www.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTEwMDg4MzM2_rss.html Commun...
Mitov Software - Rapid Development in Audio, Video, DSP & Computer Vision Embarcadero Technology Partner Spotlight Mitov Software - Rapid Development in Audio, Video, DSP & Computer Vision Boian Mitov - Mitov Software Friday, March 6, 2015 http://www.mitov.com/ YouTube video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zzp-YSnfu_8 Mitov Software is specialized in development of high performance software and Data Flow solutions involving: Video Processing Audio Processing Digital Signal Processing Real Time Data Acquisition Communications Process Control Computer ...
Community Webcast Episode #8 - March 2, 2015 Embarcadero Community Webcast – Episode #8 Monday March 2, 2015 A weekly Embarcadero Community webcast, by David Intersimone "David I", covering recent Embarcadero and Industry news, upcoming events, blog posts, articles and Community Questions and Answers. The recording appears on the Embarcadero YouTube channel.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InAa_fOCENE Developers in China can watch the video on YouKu - http://www.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTA0MjgzODE2_rss.html Community News ...
Two WiFi enabled kitchen devices I have to get and program... It's that time for me to buy some new WiFi enabled devices. I've been playing with medical/fitness gadgets for too long: heart rate monitors, oximeters, blood pressure cuffs and blood sugar monitors. It's time to move into the kitchen. Here are two WiFi enabled kitchen devices that I have to purchase and start some programming with RAD Studio XE7: "Crock-Pot Smart Wifi-Enabled WeMo 6-Quart Slow Cooker" and "Mr. Coffee Smart Wifi-Enabled WeMo 10-Cup Optimal Brew Coffeemaker". Crock-Pot Smar...

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