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Developer Direct 2014 Mobile School: Lesson 3 Slides and Replays Monday, July 14, 2014: Lesson 3 - Accessing Local Storage and Data In this lesson, we explore local storage covering a range of options including using INI files and local document storage. This lesson will also show how to use FireDAC database access components to connect to and use local SQLite, InterBase IBLite and IBToGo. You will understand the core concepts when writing and reading from disk on iOS and Android. Lesson 3 Slides You can download the slides (PPTX and PDF) slides for ...
C++Builder XE6 multi-tier database app with FireDAC JSON Reflection Welcome to The C++ Mobile Day webinar! Right now I'm listening to David I explaining basics of building native mobile apps for Android and iOS from the same C++ codebase with C++Builder XE6. In less than three hours there will be my, prerecorded session "Create C++ Secure Mobile Applications that Work with Enterprise Web Services and Multi-tier Architectures". In this session I'm going to demonstrate how to use C++Builder XE6 to build a multi-tier database application with DataSnap framework....
Developer Skill Sprints - Remote control a Windows app from a mobile device Today's (June 3, 2014) Developer Skill Sprint by Jim McKeeth shows you how to use App Tethering to control a Windows app from a mobile device. From the DocWiki: The RTL provides new App Tethering components to give your applications the ability to interact with other applications running either on the same machine or on a remote machine. You can use App Tethering in your VCL and FireMonkey applications. Using App Tethering, your applications can: Discover other applications that support a...
RAD Studio XE6 events in The Netherlands and Turkey The momentum around the latest RAD Studio XE6 release is building very quickly. I have this feeling that this is going one of the most successful releases of Delphi and C++Builder. Developers are very happy with the focus on quality, stability and performance of the IDE plus they like brand new features like app tethering and backend-as-as-service client components. For existing developers probably the biggest thing is continuous focus on improving and making stronger the best library for bui...
RAD Studio XE6 Launch event in Antwerpen RAD Studio XE6 has been recently launched and now it is time to show all its great new features to developers in every corner of the world. Embarcadero technical evangelists and Embarcadero MVPs from different countries are super busy travelling and presenting on live events. My first XE6 live event was yesterday in Antwerpen in Belgium. The level of interest in new and existing RAD Studio XE6 features was very high and the atmosphere very good. The majority of our existing Delphi and ...

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VCL Taskbar support in XE6 In RAD Studio XE6, we introduced Taskbar support for your VCL Windows applications. We include several sample applications that showcase the various features that the Taskbar component provides: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Embarcadero\Studio\14.0\Samples\Object Pascal\VCL\Taskbar C:\Users\Public\Documents\Embarcadero\Studio\14.0\Samples\CPP\VCL\Taskbar     Click the video below to see an overview of the Taskbar component feature set:   ...
Appmethod presented in SF May 29 at Mobile App Developer Tools panel We will be demoing Appmethod, a multi-device development platform that lets you create native apps for Android, iOS, Mac and Windows simultaneously. If you're anywhere near San Francisco on Thursday May 29, stop by and learn how to "Build Fast Apps Fast for Android, iOS, Windows and OS X"! Come network with your fellow devs, and pick up some new tools and tricks. This meetup will help you to understand the various options for building a mobile app, how to choose between them, and the develope...
RAD News Flash for May 2014 - multiple XE6 webinars and C++ Mobile Day (June 4) We have a full schedule of upcoming online events for the next several weeks to help you create new applications and extend the reach of your existing apps using XE6. I will be showing you how to "Build Connected Multi-Device Apps using BaaS" in three webinars next Wednesday, May 14 (6am, 11am, 5pm Pacific Daylight Time) showcasing the new BackEnd as a Service (BaaS) technology that is included in RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder XE6 for your VCL and FMX apps.  Fast Reports is also two webinars...

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Embarcadero developer tools in the news... Here are just a few of the recent articles and technology partner news from web sites, magazines and news outlets around the world covering our developer tools and the recent release of Delphi XE6, C++Builder XE6 and RAD Studio XE6. SD Times: Embarcadero launches RAD Studio XE6 - http://www.sdtimes.com/content/article.aspx?ArticleID=70079&page=1 Virtual Strategy Magazine: ec2 Software Solutions Implements Embarcadero Tools to Provide State-of-the Art Patient Care - http://www.virtual-s...

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Box2D physics engine in Object Pascal There is plenty of interesting Delphi, Appmethod and FireMonkey information published very frequently on www.fmxexpress.com website. A very interesting article was published on fmxexpress about Box2d Physics Engine For Delphi XE6 FireMonkey on Android, iOS, Windows and OSX a few days ago. You have probably heard about "Angry Birds". It is probably the most easy to remember example of an application that is using Box2D. Box2D is one the most popular, open-source engine for simulating r...

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