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Internet of Things using Bluetooth with David I - Developer Skill Sprint - Sept 18, 2014 Today's developer skill sprint is titled "Internet of Things with Bluetooth". I have uploaded the slides (slightly modified from the presentation) to Embarcadero's Slideshare site at http://www.slideshare.net/embarcaderotechnet/internet-of-things-xe7-bluetooth-skillsprintdavidi. The sample programs that I use in the demonstrations are included in Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 releases. The samples are also included with the Appmethod September 2014 release.  You can also find t...

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DevExpress announces VCL components v14.1.4 now supports XE7 DevExpress VCL component pack version 14.1.4 is now compatible with Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7. DevExpress CTO Julian Bucknall posted a blog entry on September 9 announcing the release with XE7 support. Julian said: "I am happy to announce that we released DevExpress VCL v14.1.4 early this morning with full support for 32-bit and 64-bit Delphi and C++Builder XE7. If you are an active DevExpress VCL customer, you can download the new version from the Download Center right now." Julia...
Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 first impressions from real developers I recently did a Survey Monkey asking for first impressions from some of the first Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 customers that appeared in our registration database.  Here are just a few of the many responses that we received in the first few hours. FireUI "The XE7 FireUI Multi-Device designer allows us to create a master view and customize the layout for numerous other devices. The development time it saves is worth the upgrade to XE7 alone." - Andrew Tierney - CEO - CastleSoft ...
Webinar: September 24 - Learn how to program the Internet of Things Next week, we'll be presenting a webinar that will show you how to quickly program the Internet of Things (IoT) using the Appmethod September 2014 Release (you can also do the same with Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7). The webinar will take place on Wednesday, September 24 at 6am, 11am and 5pm PDT (UTC 1300, 1800, 0000 Sept 25).  The Internet of Things presents developers with an amazing opportunity to create a whole new category of apps that take advantage of connected gadgets and ...
Parallel Programming using the new RAD Studio XE7 runtime library I've created a short video that shows Marco Cantu talking about and demoing the new XE7 Parallel Programming Library at the recent RAD Studio XE7 First Look webinar. You can find the video on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8S5b0peu7U. Stephen Ball has written 3 recent blogs giving an overview of the Parallel Programming Library, how to use parallel tasks and how to use parallel Futures. QUICK INTRODUCTION TO PARALLEL PROGRAMMING WITH XE7  - http://delphiaba...

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The new FireMonkey TMultiView component I've extracted a short video (less than 3 minutes) from the RAD Studio XE7 First Look webinar were John Thomas (JT) shows you the new FireMonkey TMultiView component in action. You'll find the video on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRa3qkGNDZU TMultiView represents a container (master pane) for other controls and provides a way for you to easily present alternate views of information. The TMultiView component allows you to implement a master-detail interface, which can be use...
RAD Studio XE7 - on the road and online this week in the US and Canada Hello USA and Canada. We (Al Mannarino, Jim McKeeth and David I) are on the road this week showing what's new in RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder XE7 in New York (Sept 9), Montreal (Sept 10), Santa Monica (Sept 10), Toronto (Sept 11) and Vancouver (Sept 11).  You can register for the live in person events using the online registration form. We need you to register so that we can provide enough food and refreshments for all those who attend. If you can't make it to one of the cities, you c...
XE7 Dialog Box methods support anonymous methods to handle their closing At today's RAD Studio, Dephi and C++Builder First Look Webinar (September 4 - 6am, 11am and 5pm PDT) several attendees asked questions about how to handle "blocking dialogs" on mobile devices. New in XE7 is support for an additional parameter to support handling the close of the dialog. This new parameter is documented in the "What's new in XE7 Dialog Box methods" document on the Embarcadero DocWiki. Here is the text from that part of the What's new in XE7 page. Dialog Box Methods Support...
Webinar: Learn the 5 Top Secrets to Increase App Retention. Wed, Aug 27. See how fast you can build BaaS mobile apps. Webinar: 5 Top Secrets to Increase App Retention Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6AM PDT / 8AM CDT / 9AM EDT12PM PDT / 2PM CDT / 3PM EDT Join the Appmethod and App42 teams for this online webinar and you will learn how to quickly build Backend as a Service (BaaS) mobile applications. Whether you’re building a new app or updating an existing one, adding these 5 BaaS features to your app will drive an increase in user engagement and retention: Cloud Based Storage User Management ...
DataSnap "CUSTOMERS" FireDAC JSON Reflection Demo Code My "RAD in Action: Build Modern Apps with Enterprise Mobility Services" webinar is happening right now. During my 50 minutes session I'm demonstrating using DataSnap framework for building multi-tier database application with FireDAC JSON Reflection framework. That's very powerful and very easy to code. During the demo I have illustrated the following best practices: InterBase „EMPLOYEE” sample database FireDAC database access components DataSnap server deployed to a web server ...

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