Melbourne Meeting – October 2020

Monday 19 October at 6 for 6:15pm start.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

The meeting started with the Australian Delphi User Group Annual General Meeting. The AGM went for about 30 minutes.

Then Sue King talked about code security:
Processes that can help in developing software secure in terms of vulnerabilities as well as keeping the code secure. Based around the white paper ‘Mitigating the Risk of Software Vulnerabilities by Adopting a Secure Software Development Framework’ published by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology

The presentation covered areas such as system planning, coding practices, testing, static analysis, security of code repositories, toolchains, automation, authentication, logging, and bug tracking. It stimulated a lot of discussion about security and development methodologies.
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Australian Delphi User Group Inc Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting of the
“Australian Delphi User Group Inc. No A0038181F”
(aka ADUG) will be held at 6:15 pm AEST on Monday 19 October 2020
Online via Zoom.

Because of Covid-19 and the requirements to comply with government restrictions this year the entire AGM will be online, which is permitted under section 35 of ADUG’s rules, giving all members an opportunity to attend – whatever state you are in.
Further login details will be provided closer to the time via email.

The ordinary business of the annual general meeting shall be:
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Melbourne Meeting – September 2020

Monday 21 September at 6 for 6:15pm start.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

Malcolm Groves from Code Partners showed his CodeBindings open source library open source library.

CodeBindings : Visual LiveBindings with a lot less of the Visual:
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Brisbane Meeting – September 2020

Wednesday September 16th at 5:30pm to 9pm.

The monthly Brisbane meeting is finally back in face to face form at the Indooroopilly Library on this Wednesday (September 16) at the usual time and place. See you there! 🙂

Andrew will give a short presentation on experiences gathered while developing a SOAP service, particularly regarding wsse security.

Pizza and drinks will be available at cost; keep change handy ($2/piece, $0.50/glass).

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Melbourne Meeting – August 2020

Monday 17 August.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

We heard from a few members about their experiences with 10.4,

Glen Kleidon from Galkam and Arpy gave a presentation on styles,

John McDonald showed his Epidemic simulation program, and gave an short introduction to TChart. Read more ›

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Melbourne Meeting – July 2020

Monday 20 July.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

Grahame Grieve from Health Intersections presented on the travails of writing real world applications for Windows + OSX using Delphi + firemonkey.
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Melbourne Meeting – June 2020

Monday 15 June.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

Anil Krishnan from Aerion Technologies presented on Database Performance Tuning.

We looked into the index internals (Not a deep dive). Index is one of the most important things that one should look into for Performance Tuning of their SQL Server DBs (or any database – we will look at SQL Server here). And its not just about creating them, one needs to take into account a lot of factors before designing an effective index.
This session provided some insights to help us to implement better indexes.

Then Brian Watson from Desktop EDA presented on Making a program go faster with OmniThread Library.

His presentation was an account of the knowledge gained in the process of using parallel programming to speed up a time consuming process in a 3D CAD product. The open source parallel programming library OmniThread was used for this. Read more ›

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