Delphi Blogs of the Week (or Month) #25
More a monthly than a weekly roundup of Delphi and RAD Studio related blogs post, news, and more... but a fat one.
Languages-Related Blog PostsNick on Delphi and #Code2014 at www.codingindelphi.com/blog/delphi-and-code2014/ (I agree, Delphi did very well, but I personally consider this more of a fun competition than a real indication of a language popularity) Related with that, this is yet another Programming Languages popularity chart at langpop.corger.nl/ (in which Delphi is doing quite nice) Delphi even got into a slashdot discussion at ask.slashdot.org/story/15/01/25/1739255/ask-slashdot-is-pascal-underrated
General Blog PostsNot technically a blog post, but a site with a grat (even if not complete) collection of open source Delphi libraries: getawesomeness.com/get/delphi New edition of Cary's book devoted to the ClientDatSet component at caryjensen.blogspot.it/2015/01/now-available-delphi-in-depth.html (disclaimer: I wrote a preface to it) Results of the IoT developers survey we sponsored at forms.embarcadero.com/15Q1IoTSurvey An interview with Jim on Mobile applications at www.stickyminds.com/interview/thought-future-mobile-and-embedded-application-input-interview-jim-mckeeth
Community, CommunityAndroid Lollipop Style pack at community.embarcadero.com/index.php/article/technical-articles/145-ui/1101-android-5-0-lollipop-style-pack-for-appmethod Overview of the new Embarcadero Community site by Stephen at delphiaball.co.uk/2015/01/23/delphi-cpp-interbase-community/ And David I started a regular Embarcadero Community webcast, every Monday. Latest installment is at community.embarcadero.com/index.php/blogs/entry/embarcadero-community-webcast-episode-4-january-26-2015. A good way to start your week with a summary of webinars, events, blog posts, with a nice video webcast. Recommended. My profile is here. My blog posts now get resurfaced also in the community site.
Really Technical Blog PostStefan on Smart Pointers at delphisorcery.blogspot.it/2015/01/smart-pointers-in-delphi.html How to developer software in FireMonkey at 18delphi.blogspot.ru/2015/01/mindstream-how-we-develop-software-for.html App launcher for Android on FMX Express at www.fmxexpress.com/app-launcher-with-full-source-code-for-delphi-xe7-firemonkey-on-android/ Animations in FireMonkey at monkeystyler.com/guide/TAnimation
About Third Party ControlsNice blog post covering CodeSite logging tool at delphicodemonkey.blogspot.it/2015/01/debugging-inspection-and-logging-tools.html FireMonkey Radiant shapes at delphi.org/2015/01/radiant-shapes/
And Now Ready for the Nil Debate
Nick started by blogging www.codingindelphi.com/blog/on-the-use-and-acceptance-of-nil/ (with a nice 63 comments). Stefan wrote delphisorcery.blogspot.it/2015/01/never-return-nil-maybe.html. And on Google+ at plus.google.com/+StefanGlienke/posts/WiHbXXCAN2P
Bye, for Now
Tha's all for now. I'll see if I can get back to a more regular (and shorter) list.
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