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.

Immediate openings for Delphi developers in Folsom, CA, USA One of our customers in the US, RetailPro (http://retailpro.com/), is looking for Delphi developers to join their team. Here is the job listing that they posted on our Job Board Newsgroup. Immediate openings for Delphi developers in Folsom, CA, USA The Software Developer is responsible for complex product design, system analysis, and programming activities. You will perform technical design, implementation and maintenance of complex, multiple product modules. Drawing from your significant tech...

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C++ Multi-Threading for Mobile and Desktop Apps During the recent CodeRage X online technical conference, I showed some C++ demo applications in the C++ track that use the System.Threading unit and the Parallel Programming Library that are included in C++Builder 10 Seattle. Leveraging the libraries and techniques will help you create responsive user experiences for your desktop and mobile applications. You can watch the demos on the EmbarcaderoTechNet YouTube channel and download the source code for the projects on EDN's CodeCentral...
Embarcadero Developer Community Challenge - build a great app using 0, 1 or 2 lines of code... "David I" challenges all members of the Embarcadero Developer Community to build a "meaningful" and/or "useful" app using RAD Studio 10 Seattle, Delphi 10 Seattle or C++Builder 10 Seattle and only use 0, 1 or 2 lines of code to accomplish the task. I call this challenge "The 10 Seattle 012 Challenge". You can use components, LiveBindings, runtime library and other IDE features. When you are finished, send me an email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // ) so that I can take a look at your solution. As part of...
CodeRage X videos now on Embarcadero's YouTube channel The CodeRage X videos for the Delphi/Object Pascal track and C++Builder/C++ track are available on the Embarcadero YouTube channel (embarcaderotechnet) for you to watch. The Object Pascal track videos are now available. Most of the C++ track videos are available (I have some final edits to do on the C++ code for 5 of the sessions).  You will find links to the videos using the following playlists. Delphi/Object Pascal Track playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwUPJvR...

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Delphi Win64 Compiler hotfix for 10 Seattle   Delphi Win64 Compiler hotfix for 10 Seattle Enterprise (Beta) http://cc.embarcadero.com/item/30429 This is a hot fix for Delphi 10 Seattle and RAD Studio 10 Seattle Object Pascal Win64 compiler, addressing the issue reported in https://quality.embarcadero.com/browse/RSP-12512. This version is for the Enterprise and above editions. Available to registered users of RAD Studio, Delphi, C++Builder 10 Seattle   Delphi Win64 Compiler hotfix for 10 Seattle Professional (Beta) h...
New Series for Q4 2015 - Developer Skill Sprints: Code, tips, tricks, Windows 10, Android, and Much More! The new season of Developer Skill Sprints (Q4/2015) 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 RAD Studio 10 Seattle and also showcase additional solutions you can use immediately in your existing projects. Live sessions every Tuesday  November 10 - December 22, 2015 6am Pacific Time / 9am Eastern Time New York / 3pm CET / 1400 UTC 11am Pacific Time / 2pm Eastern Tim...
Development Examples of Real World Beacon Applications At my opening keynote last week for the Australian Developer Day in Sydney Australia, I talked about the Internet of Things (IoT) along with business and developer opportunities that are available today and will continue for years to come.  I showed the Gartner Group reports and other research that shows that IoT and IoT platforms are in today's business cross hairs. I talked about how the IoT business opportunity value-add will be $1.9 billion by 2020. Some of the industry areas where...
Jacob Thurman's AppAnalytics Best Practices from his CodeRage X talk Jacob Thurman, creator of Embarcadero AppAnalytics, presented a session, "Leveraging AppAnalytics in FMX and VCL Apps From Concept to Completion to Deployment" in the Delphi and C++ tracks at the recent CodeRage X online technical conference (October 13-15, 2015). At the end of his presentation and demonstration, Jacob presented a list of AppAnalytics best practices with guidance during the different phases of software development, debugging, beta testing and deployment. The following are the pr...
RAD Studio 10 Seattle Deep Dive Session Replays - No Developer Wants Old Looking Apps Learn what’s new in RAD Studio 10 Seattle with 16 deep dive technology demonstrations. Sessions 3,4,5,6 will help you modernize your apps and get ready, today, for Windows 10. No developer wants old looking apps. To help you be even more productive, we have plenty of technical demos in each short session replay. The Deep Dive replays Playlist Individual session replays are on the Embarcadero YouTube channel playlist at     https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwUPJvR9mZHi2Ks61dV5...
How to use custom Info.plist XML to support iOS 9's new App Transport Security feature In iOS9 Apple added the new "Apple Transport Security" feature to restrict apps that use HTTP protocol requests under the covers. Apple provides Info.plist settings to allow your app to use HTTP. This new feature will affect the execution of apps that use HTTP directly or use components and RTL functions that use HTTP under the covers. Two components in RAD Studio 10 Seattle that use HTTP include TAppAnalytics and TWebBrowser. This blog post shows you how to set these new Info.plist options and ...

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