Great success for RAD Studio in one of the most important italian government palaces

This week, in one of the most important government palaces in Italy (I cannot say which one), I did a consultancy about mobile development. The internal dev team is currently using Xamarin and they have a blocking problem with it. In the team there is a friend of mine which called me some days ago to know if […]

Using dynamic arrays and Parallel Programming Library (Part 1)

The Parallel Programming Library introduced in XE7 is one of the  most awaited built-in library for the Delphi and C++Builder RTL, at least for me. I’ve still a nice list waiting for the next versions, but this is another story 🙂 Marco Cantù wrote about dynamic arrays some days ago, another nice feature introduced in […]

ITDevCon 2014, Call4Papers

Dear potential ITDevCon speaker, As every year, I’m building the agenda for next ITDevCon that will be held next october 23th, 24th in Milan (Italy), in a new location. This will be the 6th edition ( we’re getting conference experts J ) The call for papers are officially open right now, so if you want […]

March 2014 news about “DelphiMVCFramework”

In the last months DMVCFramework has been used in many projects. Some fixes and some new features has been added. Tomorrow will start the 4th training from the Jan 1st 2014 on DMVCFramework… WOW! The best selling training is “Developing Web Client applications using AngularJS and DelphiMVCFramework” (a slightly modified version of this classic training http://www.bittime.it/sviluppare_applicazioni_web_usando_angularjs_con_delphi_back_end). […]

Sending Android Intents from Delphi (Part 2)

Some months ago I wrote a post with title “Sending Android Intents from Delphi (Part 1)”. In that post I promised to write a 2nd part… here’s it is! This time I want to play a video deployed with my APK using an external player. Some informations are available on the Internet, but to correctly […]

DelphiMVCFramework is now Open Source!

Yes, just after 1 year of development, and a couple of big projects developed with it, the DelphiMVCFramework has been published as OpenSource. The project is on google code svn https://code.google.com/p/delphimvcframework/ I’ll talk about it at ITDevCon2013 (http://www.itdevcon.it) In the trunk there are many samples and I’m planning to put many others. Main DMVCFramework features RESTful […]

Sending Android Intents from Delphi (Part 1)

As you probably know, I work for the italian embarcadero representative (www.bittime.it), so last week, I’ve been in Milan (Italy) with the Delphi Product Manager Marco Cantù, to show the new Delphi XE5 for Android (and iOS…). Users (old and new) were enthusiastics. The Delphi-WAY combined with the Android openness and flexibility, is really a […]

Book Review: “ZeroMQ” (PACKT Publishing)

Introduction Some days ago I was contacted by a representative from PACKT Publishing asking me to write a review for their last book about the ZeroMQ library. In 2009 I was looking for a fast, very fast, messaging system for a complex project and I meet ZeroMQ. At that time there was the 1.x version […]

DataSnap XE3 concurrency problems and Update1

If you know DataSnap, probably you know the famous post by Roberto Schneiders about its stability problems (http://robertocschneiders.wordpress.com/2012/11/22/datasnap-analysis-based-on-speed-stability-tests/). Now, after some (right) dust cloud, in the Update 1 Embarcadero fixed some bugs. I still haven’t the time to do an heavy test but the first “fast-and-dirty” test give some results, and I’d like to share my […]