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FireMonkey Native and Custom Styles in Action - Video This video shows building a profile screen for your multi-device application using the FireMonkey framework with both native UI support and custom styling. Highlighted in the video are custom multi-device styles included in Embarcadero's premium style bonus pack and custom styles from DelphiStyles.com.   ...
“Directivas FireDAC” o “Pre-Procesamiento de comandos” Una sola consulta SQL, muchos motores… sabemos que FireDAC soporta múltiples motores, sin embargo y a pesar de que SQL sea un estándar, cada uno de los ya mencionados posee sendas particularidades… incluso en sus consultas, ¿Cómo afrontar esto? ¿Cómo ejecutarías una sentencia SQL en varios motores usando un mismo TFDQuery, cuando además esa sentencia tiene particularidades de utilización en cada motor… precisamente en lo que necesitamos hacer para obtener el result...

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FireMonkey on Linux! It did not take long since the release of Delphi Linux compiler to have the ability to build Linux GUIs with Delphi! Just go to http://fmxlinux.com and get the only currently available download of FireMonkey for Linux which is "Free Trial v 0.905". You need to have RAD Studio 10.2 "Tokyo" installed. Make sure it is not running and install the trial. It is small and installs very fast. Run Delphi and create a new multi-device project. Drop a button on the form and write just one line of co...
New FireMonkey styles for macOS and Android Wear in 10.2 In Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio 10.2 we are providing two new FireMonkey styles: a dark blue style for Android Wear devices and a dark graphite style for macOS. You can access the FireMonkey styles at: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Embarcadero\Studio\19.0\Styles\MacOS\macOSgraphite.fsf C:\Users\Public\Documents\Embarcadero\Studio\19.0\Styles\Android\AndroidWearDarkBlue.fsf To apply the style to your application, drop a TStyleBook component onto your form, and double click ...

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Previewing FireMonkey Features in RAD Studio 10.2 Today, I thought I would preview an iOS specific feature that we have been working on for FireMonkey in 10.2: the ability to change the behavior of the system status bar.   We are adding two new properties, SystemStatusBar.BackgroundColor and SystemStatusBar.Visibility. This allows you to set the visibility and fill color of the iOS status bar to match your toolbar color, for example.     Stay tuned for more RAD Studio 10.2 feature previews.  ...

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Build IoT enabled apps with RAD Studio Berlin In RAD Studio Berlin, we provide access to over 50 prebuilt components for popular IoT devices. ThingConnect IoT device components range from healthcare devices such as heartrate montiors, blood pressure monitors and scales to home automation gadgets like BLE light bulbs, Z-Wave enabled door locks, smart switches, smoke detectors and more. Also included are components for popular fitness gadgets such as cycling sensors. The available ThingConnect devices use one of the following technologies: ...
Building a Medical Terms (SNOMED CT) Healthcare Application Systematized nomenclature of medicine or SNOMED CT is a collection of clinical terms. It provides terms and definitions for diseases, substances and anatomy used in reporting and clincial documentation.

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Multi-Device Apps and Clipboard Support We have a lot of great demos to help you get started with RAD Studio. Today's blog post focuses on our CopyPaste FireMonkey demo. The CopyPaste sample demonstrates how to create applications that use the system's clipboard to copy and paste text or images. The sample uses IFMXClipboardService to interact with the system clipboard. The SetClipboard method is used to put data into the system clipboard and the GetClipboard method is used to return data from the system clipboard. Windows, macOS an...

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Changing TMultiView's Fill Color Tip of the day: How to change TMultiView's fill color 1. Add TMultiView to your form 2. Right-click on the control and select 'Edit Default Style'.  This opens the integrated Style Designer 3. Select 'MultiViewStyle' in the Structure Pane 4. In the Object Inspector, select Fill > Brush to change the color 5. When done, click on the 'x' in the top right hand corner to apply the color change 6. Repeat these steps for each platform where you want to make a TMultiView fill color change...
Applying a custom style to your Windows and Mac application I recently got a question on how to best apply a custom FireMonkey style to a Windows and Mac application. We have detailed documentation and videos on working with custom styles, but I thought I would provide a quick tutorial today that outlines the key steps. Part of our Bonus Pack (available to Update Subscription customers) are over ten premium FireMonkey styles. These styles allow you to quickly overhaul the look of your application with a custom look and feel. Each style has built-in support for multiple resolutions.

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