Delphi Fmx (DFM) Objects Into Code

Introduction Recently I downloaded a Delphi project from GitHub, the beginning of a Trello clone. I found the application, although in very early stages, to be quite charming, and wanted to play around with it a little: The first thing I set out to do was to dynamically generate items, and it struck me that […]

Awesome Applications Built in Delphi

Delphi is a very viable development option, and to demonstrate that I’m dedicating this page to showcase modern applications written in Delphi/Free Pascal/Oxygene etc. As I stumble upon applications I’ll add them to this post. Please feel free to add a comment if you’d like to bring an application to my attention. The very first […]

FMX Tips & Tricks – Unable to Create Process

Recently whilst trying to deploy to an Android Emulator from Delphi, I received the following error message: The application deployed fine to my Android phone, but could not deploy to the emulator. The error was all mine. Delphi currently only runs on ARM, my emulator was x86 as I was on a PC using hardware […]

FMX Tips & Tricks – FireUI and a Frame

Delphi has a really neat feature called multi-device preview. Essentially when you are building a mobile application in FMX you can see a preview on different device form factors whilst you are developing. This can save time as you don’t need to deploy to a physical device or emulator to verify your design. Whichever of […]

Lazarus and Free Pascal

Recently I installed the latest stable version of Free Pascal and Lazarus on KDE Neon and I must say I was pleasantly suprised! The IDE is very capable and polished, complete with syntax highlighting, refactoring, Delphi like form design, components and packages. Free Pascal is the first class Pascal compiler, compatible with Delphi, used by […]

Delphi Success Story

I recently discovered a couple of┬áposts on the Embarcadero website and have unashamedly reproduced them here for my own recollection. The first is a case-study on Image-Line Software which produces FL Studio, the second is on Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg, the world’s largest model railway. Image-Line Software Image-Line Software is a Belgian based creator of FL […]

Delphi Community Edition

Delphi has always been a great choice for desktop development, but the licensing costs have been prohibitive, especially given the quality and abundance of free alternatives. The good news is Embarcadero have released a Community Edition which is essentially the same as the Professional Edition, allowing both desktop and mobile development, and it is free! […]