Delphi Redis Client available through GetIt Package Manager

Since some days ago, Delphi Redis Client, the official redis client for Delphi, is available through GetIt. You can get the library with just a click, now there aren’t reasons to be afraid by Redis utilization 🙂 More info and the (very simple) installation instruction at the dedicated page. The official repository if on github

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 […]

DataSnap Filters Compendium Updated to Delphi 10 Seattle

Very quick info. Not tremendous useful today as when developed (Delphi 2010 time frame) but, if someone is still using my DataSnap Filters Compendium (and I know some users heavily use it), now can find the Delphi 10 Seattle version on github. Currently works all the speed test and the server/client test. Consider this as […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sending Android Intents from Delphi (Part 1)

As you probably know, I work for the italian embarcadero representative (, 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 […]

ITDevCon 2012 – RECAP

Last friday is just ended the 4th edition of ITDevCon. This conference is, now, the biggest Delphi conference in Europe, in terms of speakers, speeches and topics… no doubt! Some numbers: 2 days 31 speeches 15 speakers from all over the world (Italy, USA, Norway, Slovenia, Benelux) 70 attendees c.a. from all over the world […]