We viewed some CodeRage 2009 presentations
Misha Charrett gave a presentation on developing multi-threaded multi-tiered/distributed applications with the CSI Framework
Autumn Symposium here in Canberra.
New Features in the IDE
We looked at new features in the IDE. These
included refactoring and code templates.
We moved our venue to ANU, which is centrally
located. Our meetings were a combination of presentations and informal
Steve Elliott gave
us a good introduction and insight into threads. Download
Malcolm Groves from
Borland gave an overview of Compact Framework. He
provided us with a list of links.
* Delphi CF Preview
* Delphi CF
Quickstart Guide :
This is a good
guide to getting it all setup on your machine. Also has
links to download emulators, rom images, etc
This is 100%
required if you don't want to end up with a hairline like
Tthe issue I mentioned that stopped this working for me is
now resolved. You may need to download again.
*OpenNetCF : http://www.opennetcf.org
libraries to give you access to a lot of stuff CF doesn't
* Delphi CF
Quickstart Guide Part II :
A follow on to the
Quickstart above, by a different author. Drills more
into what's missing/different between desktop .NET and CF .NET
* MS CF Quickstart
And from another
generous ADUGger, Jeremy N,
Further to this you
may also want to look at...
integration working. Note these are a little old now and
things have changed (for the better).
This has been
reorganised in the gallery but the items are the same.
Support for Chee
Wee's auto fix dll is included plus there is a Class Helper
library included which basically means you don't even need Chee Wee's
fix for most projects although I still recommend using auto fix and the
class helper library.
This meeting was
dicussion of HTML and XML tools.
View these documents for the links, plus a new link provided
Dick Walker for XML.
Beginner to Intermediate
Tate introduced XML
concepts, showing formats and discussing the syntax. A small example in
Delphi was then demonstrated.
Tate's presentation (60Kb).
- What not to do
Vincent showed us
some traps for users of D7 and above in using frames, and demonstrated
a way of overcoming the problems.
Tate's presentation (33Kb).
discussed different styles of Installation procedures, and showed some
Stu's presentation (76Kb).
demonstrated a system for external debugging which included utilities
for sending debug reports back to the developer.
Application Instantiation - Building Run Time Objects from
presented this topic.
Tips and tricks in
error tracking presented by Hilary Stuart-Williams.
Comms under Windows
demonstrated the development and ongoing changes to a system
communicating with other devices. The requirement for the changes was
the change in technology of computers over the years.
gave a talk on string formatting with lots of example.
Centred Design for Developers.
Glenn Stephens gave
us a very thought provoking discussion on User Interface Design.
Downloads can be obtained from the Sydney past meetings site for April
to Discuss venues, topics a enjoy an early Christmas get together.
Borland, ADUG hosted Malcolm Groves presentation on the upcoming
release of Diamondback.
in the Real World
Sue King gave us a
demonstration of how Delphi is used for tools and in an application for
security and access control in buildings.
invited to the public sessions for Microsoft TechEd.
Interfaced Objects in Delphi.
introduced interfaces in the Object Pascal Language, and move to more
advanced topics such as hiding class implementation specifics by
exposure of the object through an interfaced reference using the
After Death : TPS's FlashFiler2 Transition to NexusDB and beyond..
Geoff presented an
the technical aspects of the operation of NexusDB including a sneak
preview of new features to be included in the Version 2 release.
The Nexus Memory
Manager was also discussed.
For more details of
the Nexus products, check out their web site at www.nexusdb.com
Control Systems - Perforce and SubVersion
Frank Valks showed us
Perforce, a high
performance commercial source management solution.
More information is
available at www.perforce.com.
Kiril Dunn gave us an
SubVersion, a new open source tool for version control designed to
replace CVS, and TortoiseSVN, a windows client similar to TortoiseCVS.
More information is
available at www.tigris.org.
Look under the SCM category of projects.
ECO in Delphi 8 : Dick Walker
Dick has provided a
link to his slides
references. Download them from www.granitesolutions.com.au/adug.html
Remoting with Delphi 8 : Mathias Burbach
Material on this topic
can be downloaded
Object Persistence Framework (tiOPF) : Peter Hinrichsen
Peter presented the
Persistence Framework. This is an Open Source framework of Delphi code
that simplifies the mapping of an object oriented business model into a
Some ideas about
OPF that Peter has put together
Documentation - Chapter 1(pdf
on the Visitor and Adaptor patterns :
UML and Domain Neutral Component (DNC) : Slava Barouline.
: A UML primer can be found at the bottom of this page.
: A number of articles on modeling and design topics