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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.
Visualizando y utilizando Mapas (Componente TMapView) En Delphi podemos utilizar diferentes componentes que nos permitan visualizar mapas en nuestras aplicaciones. El más básico, es el componente TWebBrowser del que ya he hablado otras veces en el blog. Al final un la visualización de un Mapa (utilizando los diferentes servicios existentes) no es más que la visualización de una página web. Si queréis ver entradas anteriores relacionadas con esto, aquí os dejo una lista: Generar ficheros KML de rutas; Tracks en Google Maps Visualizar ...

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Multi-Device UI Styling with our Premium Style Pack FireMonkey provides support for both native styling and custom styling. Part of the current Bonus Pack are eleven premium FireMonkey styles. Choose from Jet, Sterling, Diamond, Emerald Crystal, Emerald Dark, Coral Crystal, Coral Dark, Vapor, Copper, Copper Dark and Radiant styles, optimized for iOS, Android, Windows and Mac application development. Each style includes the required graphics to ensure the user interface looks great on each supported target platform. For example, this includes 1...

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FireMonkey sessions at CodeRage next week CodeRage XI is next week. It's going to be a great, multi-day event. CodeRage XI is the largest, free online conference of the year from Embarcadero Technologies. As part of this year's event, we have more great sessions planned on multi-device development. This includes my FireUI Deep Dive webinar. As part of my session, I will show how to create a custom style for a control using Photoshop and the Bitmap Style Designer.   View the schedule here.  My session is on Thursday, Novem...
Using TImageList with TListView in RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin We have a great new FireMonkey demo for RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin that shows you how to populate TListView with images from a TImageList component. FireMonkey image lists are collections of multi-resolution bitmaps. Image lists are used to efficiently manage large collections of icons or bitmaps. Our demo shows you how to use TListView together with TImageList. TListView items with images can use bitmaps directly, bitmaps referenced from elsewhere or bitmaps specified as indices in an ImageList. Depending on the kind of appearance used, there are different ways to select an ImageIndex.

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