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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Melbourne Meeting – May 2020

Monday 18 May at 6.

We met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

At this meeting, Andrea Raimondi presented on System.Messaging.

Andrea showed us how System.Messaging could decouple the user interface from the business logic of a program. This approach works cross-platform and with VCL and FMX.

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Melbourne Meeting – April 2020

Monday 20 April.

Because of a microscopic strand of RNA, we met online, instead of meeting at the Shed.

Our meeting included a presentation by Roger Plant showing how to use databases in Lazarus, and a presentation by Aneal Chandra showing us how to create an automatic update feature for MS-Windows.

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