Competitions

#FunWithDelphi: NASA API Mashup

You can have a little fun with Delphi and C++Builder in the new year by entering into our #FunWithDelphi contest! Delphi makes it fast and easy to build REST clients using powerful built in components like TRESTClient and TRESTResponseDataSetAdapter. You can easily load up the JSON data retrieved from a REST API into in-memory components like TFDMemTable. Finally, you can use LiveBindings to visually display the data in your apps with very little code required.

We are excited to see what creative ways the Delphi and C++Builder community can come up with to utilize the REST libraries so we are announcing a contest where you can showcase your best REST client mashup using the NASA API. Shout out to Asbjørn Heid for the contest idea! Disclaimer: This contest is not sponsored or approved by NASA.

https://api.nasa.gov/index.html

 

Fun With RAD Studio: NASA API Mashup

For the contest we are looking for either a VCL or cross platform FMX app in RAD Studio, Delphi, or C++Builder that uses the TRESTClient components to consume data from the NASA API and display it using all of the cool components that RAD Studio offers. Use the FireMonkey effects, FireMonkey animations, Radiant Shapes, and other visual components to build your best NASA API Mashup. Learn how to build a REST client in RAD Studio in a couple minutes. Submissions will be judged by the community. You will need to upload screenshots and/or video of your mashup and provide a link to your project submission on GitHub.

 

 

How To Enter

Step 1) Download the Sample Application

Step 2) Customize the app by adding cool FireMonkey effects, animations, and other fun functionality.

(Optional) Record a video of your app in action and upload it to YouTube.

 

(Optional) Post your project to GitHub.

Step 3) Take a screenshot of your app and submit your Entry.

 

Other community members will be able to vote on your entry. Share you entry with your friends so they can vote for you!

 

 

 

ALL VOTES ARE FINAL. Once you vote on an entry you can not take your vote back.

 

Contest Prizes

First Place: First prize is a $250 gift card to Amazon.com.

Second Place: Second prize is a $200 gift card to Amazon.com.

Third Place: Third prize is a $150 gift card to Amazon.com.

Let The Fun Begin!
 

 

Submit Your Entry

 

Official Rules

No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. The Fun With Delphi: NASA API Mashup Contest will start on January 17th, 2017 and end on February 28th, 2017. You must be 18 or older to enter and win. You can submit your entry form through the community.embarcadero.com website. Only one will be accepted per individual. The odds of winning will be determined by the number of entries received by the end of day on February 28th, 2017 and the number of votes that each entry receives. The first place entry with the most votes will receive a $250 gift card to Amazon.com with a total approximate retail value of $250.00. The second place entry with the second most votes will receive a $200 gift card to Amazon.com with a total approximate retail value of $200.00. The third place entry with the second most votes will receive a $150 gift card to Amazon.com with a total approximate retail value of $150.00. Once an entry has been submitted to the contest it may be voted on by other community members. The winners will be notified via email after February 28th, 2017. The winners will have 48 hours to confirm their award via email. If a winner does not respond they will be disqualified and the entry with the next highest number of votes will be chosen. The “new” winner will have 48 hours to confirm their award email and so on. The winners will receive their awards via email. This contest is sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. 10801 North Mopac Expressway, Building 1, Suite 100 Austin, TX, 78759.

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