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Extended Beacon sample for Delphi 10.1 Berlin: Standard, Alternative and Eddystone beacons If you look at the ExtendedBeaconScanner sample that is included for Delphi in 10.1 Berlin, you will learn how to scan for Beacon devices using different scan modes: Standard, Alternative, Eddystone, and Extended. When selecting the Extended mode, the sample allows you to select the kind of Beacon device to scan: iBeacon, AltBeacon, and Eddystone. The Extended mode allows scanning all different kind of beacon devices simultaneously. This sample shows how to use the Extended scan mode to discover...
Apache Server support in RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 10.1 Berlin With the release of RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 10.1 Berlin, we have added Apache Server support on Windows (Linux server is on the RAD studio 2016 public road map) for RAD Server / EMS. You can now run the EMS Server and the EMS Console in the Apache server on a production environment. You can also use other server features in RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder in an Apache server environment. In the DataSnap WebBroker project wizard you can choose to create an Apache dynamic link mod...
Thirty One years of Developer Tools and still moving forward. Today marks the 31st year since I started working at Borland International on June 17, 1985. I met Philippe Kahn at Comdex Las Vegas in November 1983. He gave gave me copies of Turbo Pascal version 1.0 on floppy disks (5.25 inch PC-DOS and 8 inch CPM). I put the PC-DOS disk into an IBM PC we had in the Softsel Computer Products booth office. I was blown away when I saw Turbo Pascal launch and wrote a simple Pascal program. I am so thankful to Philippe, Spencer Leyton (who helped me get my job at...
Calculating how old I am and how many years I have been married - using Delphi and C++Builder Today is my 65th birthday and my 35th wedding anniversary. How do I remember? I have an app. But before I show the multi-device form, Delphi and C++ code, here are a few computer history items from 1951. Tomorrow, on June 14 (my parents wedding anniversary) in 1951, the U.S. Census Bureau dedicated their UNIVAC computer (they received it in March 1951). The UNIVAC 1 was the first commercially produced electronic digital computer in the United States. UNIVAC (Universal Automatic Computer), w...
June 2 Webinar: Getting Started Building Mobile Applications for iOS and Android This webinar shows you how to build mobile applications for iOS and Android using Delphi and C++Builder 10.1 Berlin. We will cover getting started, best practices for mobile UI/UX, building your first app, using FireUI Live Preview, creating custom design views and Live Previews, a real world example of creating, submitting and getting store acceptance for an iOS and Android app, working with databases, what’s new for mobile development and more. This webinar also gives advice to Windows VCL des...
The other choices can you make after you've used the RAD Studio Berlin Feature Installer I received a nice email from a developer in Canada this week. He asked "My computer is running Windows 8.1 French but I always install my development IDEs in English. I just installed 10.1 Berlin using the web installer and the IDE installed in french. I saw no language selection option during the install process (did I miss it?) Is there a way to change the IDE language after installation? Do I need to uninstall and reinstall ? If yes, where is the option to force it to install the IDE in ...
How to privately roll out your mobile applications to selected customers/users on iOS and Android Jens from Germany, upon receiving an invitation to our upcoming June 2 "Getting Started Building Mobile Applications for iOS and Android" webinar, sent me the following email: "Are there any plans for elaborating on how to privately roll out your mobile applications to selected customers on iOS and Android? The webinar lists Submitting apps to the Apple App Store, Google Play but that is the opposite of what I’m looking for. I’m totally new to iOS & Android development, but I suspect th...
Webinar Replay: Introducing RAD Server - Walk Through an example Real World Scenario in Creating a Modern Retail Customer Experience Solution This webinar introduces you to our new product of the Embarcadero portfolio - RAD Server. RAD Server provides you the perfect back end for your Delphi and C++ apps, without breaking your bank. RAD Server allows you to create Enterprise class applications without the Enterprise class costs! During this webinar we show you how to develop and deploy a real world Customer Retail application. The client app will run on smartphones and the server side will execute on IIS production servers on pr...
RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin FireUI Live Preview articles, videos, apps and docs FireUI Live Preview is a server/client multi-device tool that allows you to broadcast the active form of your application, in real time, to several devices simultaneously. Live Preview lets you see how your application looks and behaves on different devices while you keep working in the IDE, without running the application on the devices and without creating additional views. FireUI App Preview is available for OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android. Embarcadero provides the installers for all the plat...
New LearnDelphi.TV videos by Alister Christie, Embarcadero MVP from New Zealand Alister Christie has released two new short videos on his LearnDelphi.TV site, "Indentation" and "Syntax Highlighting Colors". This brings the number of free Delphi videos, that Alister has created, up to 115. In "Movie #114: Indentation", a 6 minute video, Alister looks at the various techniques that can be used to indent and format code - some you will probably know - others you might not. With "Movie #115: Syntax Highlighting Colors", Alister asks "Have you changed your default colo...

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