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.

C++ in Action Replay: Move your C++ projects to C++Builder 10 Seattle The Embarcadero C++ team presented an online webinar on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 showing C++ developers the fastest way migrate your projects to C++Builder 10 Seattle and build/update data-rich, hyper connected, visually engaging applications for Windows 10, Mobile, IoT and more using Standard C++11.  You can find the replay online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCX6RMtb_Eo Webinar slide deck is available at http://www.slideshare.net/davidintersimone/c-in-action-webinar-m...
C++ in Action Webinar: Move your C++ projects to C++Builder 10 Seattle C++ in Action: Move your C++ projects to C++Builder 10 Seattle Date: Wednesday December 9, 2015 The Embarcadero C++ team presented a 1.5 hour online webinar showing C++ developers the fastest way migrate your projects to C++Builder 10 Seattle and build/update data-rich, hyper connected, visually engaging applications for Windows 10, Mobile, IoT and more using Standard C++11. Agenda: How to quickly migrate your C++Builder projects to C++Builder 10 Seattle Update Your Apps UI/UX with the Al...
The 2015 Hour of Code is here, with 191,000 events around the world! I just received the following email from Hadi Partovi from Code.Org. "The 2015 Hour of Code is here, with 191,000 events around the world!" Challenge yourself, your classroom, your child, or a friend to learn something new this week. Learn to code with Minecraft, Star Wars, or 50 other options for every age, from pre-readers to adults. Brooklyn and Chicago are going head-to-head in a competition to reach more students. In Nigeria and Syria, students are coding amidst the violence. Russia and It...
It's Computer Science Engineering Week 2015 - December 7 to 13! Each year, we celebrate Computer Science Education Week. There are events happening on and all over the world. Code.Org is encouraging everyone to spend an hour teaching others how to code. Apple is inviting kids to come into Apple stores to spend an hour coding. I am encouraging all of our developer customers to spend an hour with their kids, their local schools or the kids of family friends and spend an hour showing them how to write programs.  How to start? First Step - go to the Comput...
David I’s (@davidi99) Tweets of the Week - Nov 22-28, 2015 Refactoring to an Adaptive Model - Martin Fowler - http://buff.ly/1l6sg2H Why monolithic apps are often better than microservices - convenience - http://buff.ly/1OKbqU5 Vanderbilt’s medical capsule robots’ hardware, software goes open-source - School of Engineering Vanderbilt Univ http://buff.ly/1MOP9ht How Voice Interfaces Will Revolutionize IoT http://buff.ly/1MVNlHD Massive Windows 10 Threshold 2 Update Has 10 Great Secret Features - Forbes http://buff.ly/1kyQB1g Silicon Valley Goes Gray...
David I’s (@davidi99) Tweets of the Week - Nov 15-21, 2015 You can also now run managed backups on system databases. SQL Server 2016 now supports the simple recovery mode. http://buff.ly/1HrYbPL Join the conversation on our community site and find the latest Database News, Blog Posts, and Event Info: http://buff.ly/1MdmFhZ More InterBase connection strings than you shake a stick at! http://buff.ly/1SpHLy3 Apple's Tim Cook's email after Melbourne incident - "ensure all our customers are treated the way they should be." http://buff.ly/1MvTsPv RAD Solu...
Three new C++ Developer Skill Sprints in December 2015 - join the C++11 programming fun! C++ Developer Skill Sprints: Use C++11 to build applications for Windows, Mac, Mobile and more. Live sessions every Thursday from December 3 to December 17, 2015 The December 2015 series of C++ Developer Skill Sprints focuses on cool new programming tips and techniques to drive your skills to the next level. The topics have been selected to take advantage of new technologies in C++Builder 10 Seattle that you can use immediately in your existing C++Builder projects.</> December 3 - Usi...
David I's (@davidi99) Tweets of the Week - Nov 8-14, 2015 Client applications communicate with Analysis Services using XML for Analysis (XMLA) over TCP IP or HTTP. http://buff.ly/1RVcT7t CodeRage Session Replay on Windows 10 UI and UX: http://buff.ly/1QdXkJX Are you tracking and measuring how often apps are used and on which platforms they are running? http://buff.ly/1QdXfpt We are now offering smaller packages of EMS. Go ahead test it. Deploy it. See what EMS can do for you. http://buff.ly/1RVcbHi  New Chrome exploit puts all Android phones a...
Evans Data: 645% growth in developers adopting Windows 10 in the last 6 months Windows 10 adoption by developers up 645% in the last 6 months according to Evans Data Research and eWeek: http://www.eweek.com/developer/windows-10-developer-adoption-soars-to-1.3m-survey.html. Evans Data reports that the number of developers using Windows 10 has increased going from 198,000 in the late spring of this year to over 1.4 million today. The number of developers targeting Windows 10 "currently stands at over 3.7 million, according to the market research firm's study" according ...
David I's (@davidi99) Tweets of the Week - Nov 1-7, 2015 David I's Embarcadero Developer Community Challenge - build a great app using 0, 1 or 2 lines of code... http://buff.ly/1M8roS6 Delphi and REST client development - video shows how easy it is to build REST clients for iOS and Android - http://buff.ly/1izbmrT Starts Nov 10! Q4 2015 Developer Skill Sprints every Tuesday: Code, tips, tricks, Windows 10, Android and more - http://buff.ly/1Pb5ALo Important Note about using the Google Maps API from Desktop Apps http://buff.ly/1XBgqMe 10 Must-Read ...

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