The Latest Skill Sprint Round Up

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This season of Developer Skill Sprints is almost over but it's not too late to get in on the action! Register now for the upcoming Developer Skill Sprint on Developing IDE Plugins for RAD Studio airing live on December 22nd.

The new 2016 Develop Skill Sprint series is right around the corner! Both C++ and Delphi specific skill sprints will occur teach Tuesday and Thursday.

The complete library of On Demand Skill Sprints is available today on the Embarcadero TechNet.

Read on to find links to the latest on demand Developer Skill Sprint replays, learning resources, and registration links for upcoming 2016 Developer Skill Sprints.




Developer Skill Sprints 2016

Short, Cool, Quick Tips, Tricks and Techniques that will move your Windows 10 and Multi-Device Development to New Heights!

Live sessions every Tuesday (Delphi) and Thursday (C++Builder)
January 5 – March 31, 2016
6AM San Francisco / 9AM New York / 2PM London / 3PM Milan
11AM San Francisco / 2PM New York / 7PM London / 8PM Milan 5PM San Francisco / Wed 9AM Tokyo / Wed 10AM Sydney

The new year of Developer Skill Sprints will show you how to build high performance native apps for all major desktop and mobile platforms. You’ll learn cool new programming tips, tricks and techniques that will improve your programming skills and ensure project development success. The topics have been selected based on your feedback and leverage the new IDE, VCL/FMX frameworks and runtime library technologies in RAD Studio 10 Seattle. These skill sprints will give you knowledge that you can use immediately in your existing projects.

13 Topics Tuesday/Delphi Thursday/C++ Topic
1 5-Jan-16 7-Jan-16 FireMonkey 3D Data Visualization
2 12-Jan-16 14-Jan-16 Saving and Retrieving Settings on iOS and Android (OnSaveState)
3 19-Jan-16 21-Jan-16 Encrypting AppTethering send/receive data
4 26-Jan-16 28-Jan-16 Practical Data Compression and Decompression
5 2-Feb-16 4-Feb-16 Developing REST Servers
6 9-Feb-16 11-Feb-16 Using Animations and Effects on Components
7 16-Feb-16 18-Feb-16 Effective IfDef for Cross Platform Development
8 23-Feb-16 25-Feb-16 Using FireMonkey TImageLists Effectively
9 1-Mar-16 3-Mar-16 Using Apple's Touch ID
10 8-Mar-16 10-Mar-16 Advanced Beacons
11 15-Mar-16 17-Mar-16 Spelunking Bluetooth LE
12 22-Mar-16 24-Mar-16 Refactoring legacy code to design patterns
13 29-Mar-16 31-Mar-16 User accounts and identities on mobile devices

Delphi Skill Sprints – GoToWebinar Registration links for the series
Tuesdays – January 5, 2016 to March 29, 2016
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11am -
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C++Builder Skill Sprints – GoToWebinar Registration links for the series
Thursdays – January 7, 2016 to March 31, 2016
6am -
11am -
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 Developer Skill Sprints 2015 On Demand and Resources

Android Services for Background Execution

New in Delphi and RAD Studio 10 Seattle is the ability to create Android services for background execution on Android, even when the app isn't running.

Android Services Resources >>

Watch On Demand Replay Now >>


GPU Computing with OpenCL

Unlock the power of your GPU from Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio 10 Seattle with OpenCL and this skill sprint.

Open CL Resources >>

Watch On Demand Replay Now >>


Unlocking the Windows Runtime (WinRT) and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) on Windows 10

WinRT Resources >>

Watch On Demand Replay Now >>


Using Android Intents for Inter App Communication - C++ and Delphi

This C++ and Delphi Developer Skill Sprint shows you how to use C++Builder and Delphi 10 Seattle to create Android Intents to send and receive data between your Android applications.

C++ and Delphi Android Intents Resources >>

Watch C++ On Demand Replay Now >>

Watch Delphi On Demand Replay Now >>


Regular Expressions and TRegEx

Learn how to use TRegEx to simplify your text matching with regular expressions.

Regular Expressions and TRegEx Resources >>

Watch C++ Replay >>

Watch Delphi Replay >>


Understanding and Using FireMonkey Layouts

Coming Soon!


Developing IDE Plugins for RAD Studio

Coming Soon!



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