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Healthcare App Prototype Built In Delphi Wins First Place In Startup Weekend Competition! A Techstars Startup Weekend event was held between November 17 and November 19, 2017 in Bakersfield, California. The Startup Weekend events are about bringing together entrepreneurs for meeting new people, building, and launching new products in a hackathon environment. I attended the event and took part as a competitor. At Startup Weekend ideas are purposed and then teams are formed around the ideas. The teams have 54 hours to build out their idea and the best execution...
Top 10 Most Popular Open Source Delphi Projects On GitHub By Star Rating There are quite a few Delphi open source projects on GitHub that can really save you some time. I searched for Delphi on GitHub and then sorted by the Most Starred projects and came up with this Top 10 list. There is some really good stuff here including Awesome Delphi (which is another top list), Delphi IDE color theming projects, an MVC web framework, a REST API client, Open Source Computer Vision Library headers for Delphi, a really powerful custom TreeView component, a unit testing fram...
Massive Collection Of Design Patterns, Frameworks, Components, And Language Features For Delphi Developer beNative over on GitHub has a project called Concepts which is a massive collection of Delphi modular demos featuring over twenty different language features, design patterns and some interresting frameworks, and components. A copy of all of the libraries the Concepts project depends on are included to reduce the hassle of installing them separately. The modular demos include demonstrations of the following libraries: Delphi Run-Time Library (or RTL)The Delphi Run-Time Li...
9 FireMonkey Component Suites To Get You Up And Running Fast In Delphi 10.2 Tokyo Delphi 10.2 Tokyo ships with a massive amount of FireMonkey components for cross platform development on Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows. However, there is always room for more custom components to be built to get your app done that much faster. Additionally, once you start deploying your app or it starts getting large you may want to start optimizing some of the functionality. There are quite a few free component suites out there now for FMX from a variety of different authors. There are also ...
C-To-Delphi Converter Tool Can Quickly And Easily Help You Convert Standard C Code To Delphi Developer Wouter Van Nifterick has a C-To-Delphi converter tool available over on GitHub under an MIT open source license. The tool contains a split view where you can write standard C code on the left side of the split view and it will show you translated code in Object Pascal (Delphi) on the right side of the split view. The DelphiAST library is used to perform syntax checking on the Delphi code side. Some of the features of the converter tool include: If function main exists, a program wil...
Six Easy Ways To Embed JavaScript Engines In Your Delphi 10.2 Tokyo Apps JavaScript is a useful scripting language which you can incorporate within your Delphi 10.2 Tokyo apps in a number of ways. There are open source, commercial component sets, and libraries which quickly allow you to do this in Delphi. These include JSEngine, ScriptGate, paxCompiler, v8delphiwrapper, BESEN, and ChakraCore headers. Some of the reasons why you might want to use Delphi and JavaScript together are for providing end user scripting capabilities, a display layer for your app, or usi...

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Learning JavaScript My favorite programming language is Object Pascal. Period. However it is not the only programming language in the world. Probably my very first was Basic on ZX Spectrum, then came Turbo Pascal on DOS and quickly changed to Delphi and Object Pascal. Over the course of the years, I have been influenced by other languages. When joining Borland, I had to got certified with Java. When C#Builder was released .NET was a big thing and it was a great source of inspiration. When CodeGear released 3rdRail ...
Easily Make Asynchronous REST Calls In Delphi 10.2.1 Tokyo On Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows 10 The Hospitality Survey App template contains a RAD Server project and a Delphi client project. You can download the Hospitality Survey App template code for yourself from Embarcadero's GetIt. The Delphi client project makes REST calls via the BaaS components to RAD Server. Keep in mind that this same source code will work with TRESTClient and TNetHTTPClient. It is beneficial for the REST calls to be made in an asynchronous way because the interface stays responsive and on some platform...
Cross Platform Business Stats Dashboard App For Delphi 10.2.1 Tokyo On Android And IOS The Hospitality Survey Client project is part of the Hospitality Survey App template for Delphi 10.2.1 Tokyo that Embarcadero has released through their GetIt platform. The Hospitality Survey App consists of four different projects plus a Survey Question Editor. And now there is a sixth project I am releasing for the Hospitality Survey App which is a Hospitality Survey Admin Client built in Delphi 10.2 Tokyo. The original business stats dashboard included with the Hospitality Survey App is built...
Generate Cross Platform Dynamic Forms At Runtime From JSON In Delphi 10.2.1 Tokyo The Hospitality Survey Client project is part of the Hospitality Survey App template for Delphi 10.2.1 Tokyo that Embarcadero has released through their GetIt platform. The Hospitality Survey App consists of four different projects. In this blog post I will cover the dynamic form generator that is built into the Hospitality Survey Client project. Also keep in mind that the client can be deployed to Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows with a single code base and a single responsive UI. Basical...

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