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Setting a trap for your customers

XE8 Update 1 has just been released in two flavours Subscription Update 1 and General Update 1. Subscription Update 1 is only for those on Update Subscription (formerly known as Software Maintenance and prior to that Software Assurance).

The change logs for the two updates are listed here.… Continue reading ›

Posted in Misc.

Don’t be a bloody idiot

Here in Australia we like our public health campaigns graphic and blunt. This is what our cigarette packaging looks like and we have a long running TV campaign based around the slogan of “if you drink then drive you’re a bloody idiot“.… Continue reading ›

Posted in Misc.

New Delphi book

ADUG’s own Graeme Chandler has just released his book FireMonkey Development for iOS and OS X with Delphi XE2Continue reading ›

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Reporting live from Delphi XE3 World Tour

Tomorrow morning I’ll be attending the XE3 World Tour event in Sydney and if all goes well reporting live on Google+.… Continue reading ›

Posted in Misc.

Dances with XML

XML. It seems that most developers either love it or hate it. However you feel about it, XML is wide-spread enough that every Delphi developer is likely to reckon with it some time during their career.… Continue reading ›

Posted in Language, Misc., Windows

NakeyMonkey interview part 2 – Jason Southwell

This is part 2 of my interview with Jason Southwell of Arcana@Sivv. Jason is attempting to crowd source through KickStarter the funding of his new component library NakeyMonkey. NakeyMonkey will be FireMonkey wrappers around native Windows and OSX controls.… Continue reading ›

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Embarcadero be Bold once more

Do you remember Bold for Delphi, the model driven architecture and object persistence framework that was first developed by Boldsoft, then purchased by Borland and included in Delphi 7 Architect?

Roland Bengtsson has started this online petition asking Embarcadero to release Bold as open source.… Continue reading ›

Posted in Misc., Tools

2016 Symposium

Our Annual Symposium for 2016 was held in Sydney and Melbourne in August.
The presenters were
* Malcolm Groves of CodePartners (formerly Embarcadero)
* Garry Wood of the Ultibo open source project
* Alistair Christie of LearnDelphi.tv
* Shane van de Vorstenbosch of OnSolution.

The 2017 Symposium will be held in Melbourne and Brisbane. Date to be determined

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