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Associate Product Manager, InterBase and Product Evangelist RAD tools.

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RadPHP to Android Using RadPHP XE2 part of RADStudio XE2 it is possible to write and deploy native applications to the Android platform. In this short video, we will demonstrate a simple web application written in RadPHP and deploy it to an Android emulator as a native application....
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Cape Town Loves FireMonkey Today was the last stop of our trip to South Africa, and its been fantastic to catch up with some new and some older faces. The Delphi community spirit here has been infectious with so many people saying how impressed they are with the new version. [caption id="attachment_27" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Say FireMonkey!!"][/caption] The biggest hits of the day seemed to be: FireMonkey, Live Bindings and also we had spontaneous applause for RadPHP developing native applications fo...

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RAD XE2 Offer!! We have had a lot interest and feedback out on the road about RAD Studio EX2 during the world tour.  A number of people have commented about how great it is to see the certification program back and going well and they are pleased to see a version of Fast Reports in the box. As a special offer, if you buy RAD Studio XE2 or Delphi XE2 by 30 September 2011 and you can take the Delphi Developer Certification test for FREE! The Delphi Developer Certification Program gives you the opportunity t...

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RAD Studio XE2 tour lands in South Africa [caption id="attachment_18" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="The team at the event"][/caption] Today Jon, Glenn and I have presented XE2 to a packed house in Johannesburg in the Gallegher Convention Centre where we had over 200 developers. The room was the exact same room that Delphi 1 was launched in South Africa from many years ago, which was quite fitting as this is the biggest and most significant release since Delphi 1. Jon and I were joined on stage by Stefan from Developer Con...

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Rad Studio World Tour - Gothenburg fully booked! Today I have been presenting as part of the XE2 Rad Studio World Tour in Gothenburg in Sweden. The event was run at Gothia Towers where we have had a full house (76 developers with 100% of registered attendees making it to the event) and even a waiting list running to get people in. [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Presenting in Gothenburg"][/caption] The feedback today has been great, with a lot of people exciting about the new 64bit compilation and how e...

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Rad Studio World Tour Going Strong When I joined Embarcadero two months ago I was told it was an exciting time to be joining the team, and to be honest (having watched with anticipation from afar for a number of years as the foundations for Delphi have been strengthened) I was hoping for something strong. But WOW!! As a Delphi Developer, I have been so impressed by the new "toys" in the box to go play with, and from the reactions we have had on the world tour so far I can safely say the rest of the community is as well. The fa...

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About Stephen Ball Stephen Ball has lead development teams for over a decade within the UK and across Europe working with a range of blue chip companies including Hilton, American Express, Fitness First, Virgin Active; Stephen is a Charted IT Professional and is the Associate Product Manager for InterBase and also a Product Evangelist for RAD Studio, regularly speaking across EMEA....

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