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Delphi XE5 Update 2 e C++Builder com suporte a iOS!!! A segunda atualização para o RAD Studio XE5 foi liberada ontem, incluindo uma atualização significativa no lado Delphi, e também suporte ao desenvolvimento para iOS no C++ Builder. O segundo update do RAD Studio XE5 foi liberado ontem, incluindo uma atualização significativa no Delphi e também apoio ao desenvolvimento iOS para C++ Builder. O update 2 é livre para usuários XE5 registrados, e agora os desenvolvedores de C++ Builder podem começar a utilizar o suporte para iOS imediatamente. Des...

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Location enabling your C++Builder for iOS apps In this video I show you how to location enable your C++Builder for iOS applications using the TLocationSensor component.  I'll also show you how to use the resulting latitude and longitude coordinates to display a Google map using the TWebBrowser component. You'll start by creating a new C++Builder for iOS application and choose the blank application project template. Next I'll add a TToolBar component with a TLabel, a TListBox component with 3 ListBoxItems, a TSwitch component, the TLoc...
Using Image Effects Filters in your C++Builder for iOS apps In this video I show you how to work with Image Effect Filters in your iOS apps using C++Builder XE5. The FM Application Platform provides more than 50 image effects and filter effects classes for you to use in your apps. The image effects use the Pixel Shader language and the GPU to work with bitmap images while offloading the CPU. I created a FM Mobile application for C++Builder using the Blank Form mobile project template. I added a TTToolBar component aligned to the top of the client ...
Using TabControls, Gestures and Actions in your C++Builder XE5 for iOS apps This C++ for iOS video shows you how to use TabControls, Gestures and Actions in the UI of your iOS apps using C++Builder XE5. You start by creating a FM Mobile application for C++Builder using the Tabbed mobile project template. The Tabbed template will create a starting mobile app using a TabControl with 4 tab items. Add a TGestureManager and TActionList to the application.  Then I create the UI for each of the TabItems, in my case I just put a TLabel on each of the TabItem's client are...

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Building your first C++Builder multi-device application This video shows you how to build your first multi-device C++Builder application for Windows (32/64), OSX and iOS.  This quick example application uses the TCalendarEdit and TComboBox components and shows how they use the native DatePicker and CustomPicker controls on iOS.  The same code and form is used for all 4 platform targets. You start by creating a FM Mobile application for C++Builder using the "File | New | FireMonkey Mobile Application - C++Builder" menu item. After testing th...
Dave Nottage - Checking for an Internet connection on Mobile Devices with Delphi XE5 Dave Nottage,  Delphi developer from Adelaide South Australia, has posted a great technical article showing everyone how to check for an Internet connection using Delphi XE5. The code works on iOS and Android devices.  Thank you so much Dave! Read the article at http://delphi.radsoft.com.au/2013/11/checking-for-an-internet-connection-on-mobile-devices-with-delphi-xe5/ Download he Network State Demo project zip file at http://delphi.radsoft.com.au/?wpdmact=process&did=Ni5ob3RsaW5r...

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Coming soon! Develop iOS apps with C++Builder C++Builder for iOS is coming soon (expected December 2013). Very soon, you will be able to create iOS apps with C++Builder! Get started with the latest version of C++Builder or RAD Studio today to benefit from the fastest, visual, multi-device app development solution for Windows and OS X, and be one of the first to deliver C++Builder apps on iOS. C++Builder delivers a unique iOS development solution with the standard C++ programming language, fast native performance, full visual design, and con...
Delphi XE5 - deploying and accessing local files on iOS and Android Larry in Canada recently sent me an email asking a Delphi XE5 mobile multi-device question: "How do you include files and/or folders containing files with a Delphi Android application APK file?" I told him I would create a simple example and explain how deploy a file with your application and then access it from a Delphi app for iOS and Android. To accomplish this, you create a new mobile app, write one or more lines of code, the Project | Deployment menu item and use the System.IOUtils unit's T...

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Changing FireMonkey style at runtime Last month Sarina DuPont blogged about loading custom FireMonkey styles on a mobile device at runtime ("How to load custom styles at runtime"). That's a very interesting approach to compile a custom style as a resource into the mobile app. This week there was another blog post by David I about the availability of the new great looking mobile FireMonkey InfoPower grid component for registered Delphi XE5 users and also a demo app available at Google Play Store. I have immediately installed this...

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RAD Studio XE5 in Action LIVE! in Bratislava I'm back from the RAD Studio XE5 in LIVE! event in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. It is not the first time I have demonstrated true native, multi device development for Android, iOS, Mac and Windows with Delphi XE5, but it always feels refreshing. Delphi XE5 release is so special, because you can reuse your existing Delphi programming skills and existing codebase and be immediately productive on all major desktop and mobile operating systems in the world! Programmers in Bratislava not o...

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