Embarcadero RAD NewsFlash - January 2014

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Each month Embarcadero sends out our "multi-device developer news" RAD NewsFlash containing information and links for upcoming webinars, online events, special offers, technical white papers and more. The following items appear in the January 2014 issue.

Webinar: Programming Devices & Gadgets

Join Embarcadero's Jim McKeeth & David Intersimone to learn how to use Delphi and C++Builder with devices and gadgets in innovative ways and extend your apps in ways you never may have imagined. In this webinar, you will learn to create Delphi and C++ apps that run on or interact with:

  • Google Glass, Leap Motion 3D input, Parrot AR/Drone 2, Z-Wave Home Automation, Barcode scanning, Emotiv EPOC brain computer interface and more!

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Session 1:
6:00am Pacific
8:00am Central
9:00am Eastern
Session 2:

11am Pacific
1pm Central
2pm Eastern
Session 3:
5pm Pacific
7pm Central
8pm Eastern

Register Now!

CodeRage 8 C++
Free Online Conference: CodeRage 8 C++

Pre-registration is available now and we will email you when you can sign up. CodeRage C++ Conference topics include… Multi-device development for Windows, Mac and mobile, tips, tricks and techniques for VCL and the FM platform, database connectivity, development best practices, success stories

… and much much more!

February 25-26, 2014

Pre-register Now!

White Paper: Seeing is Believing: Data Visualization in Multi-device Apps with RAD Studio

This paper, written by Ray Konopka (creator of Raize Components and CodeSite), investigates the FM Application Platform specifically for data visualisation. Discover the role that FM primitives and vector graphics play in visualising data,  explore charting and how to incorporate modern looking charts into your own applications. Take a deep dive into customized lists on mobile devices and to achieve very rich displays, use custom FM controls. Finally, see how to use  mathematical data to create truly stunning hi-res images.

Download the white paper here

Special Offer
RAD Deals: Cool January RAD Tools Offers!

Get these bonuses with your purchase of RAD Studio XE5, Delphi XE5, or C++Builder XE5!

  • Coding in Delphi by Nick Hodges. Nick's eBook is the ultimate guide to effectively writing clean, testable and maintainable Delphi code.

  • Upgrade discount up to 45% for earlier version users

  • Powerful tools to boost your coding. FM Premium style pack and Mida VCL to FireMonkey converter.

Read more here

White Paper
White Paper: Universal Enterprise Data Connectivity for the Multi-Device World with FireDAC

Connect with more data, more easily and on more devices with this in-depth technical white paper by Cary Jensen. Enterprise data access can be challenging. While products like dbExpress have solved many problems, you need a data access engine that can deal with the rapidly changing world of IT. Multiple devices, operating systems, and form factors create a plethora of touch points. FireDAC is the ultimate multi-device data access library that you need to know about.

Download the white paper here

White Paper
White Paper: Still Not Unicode Enabled? : Updated White Paper

This recently updated white paper by Marco Cantù, Delphi Product Manager, will help developers using versions of pre-Delphi 2009 versions of Delphi or RAD Studio. If you need to know how to Unicode-enable a codebase, this white paper provides the perfect guide.

Download the white paper here

Global Language Online Survey: Tweet To Support Delphi

Take a minute and support Delphi as a development language of choice in a global survey of programming languages. Send out a tweet and include both “#code2013" and “Delphi” and it will contribute to the statistics.

You can find out more and track progress here

Online Survey: On-device database survey – Have your say now!

Last opportunity to have your say in the current global data-on-device survey. We need to know what you think! Please take just two minutes now to complete this one page, rapid survey on mobile databases and on-device-data.

Take Part Now!

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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. He shares his visions as an active member of the industry speaking circuit and is tapped as an expert source by the media. He is a long-standing champion of architects, developers and database professionals and works to ensure that their needs are folded into Embarcadero's strategic product plans. David holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California.


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