Friday, September 21, 2012

Thanks Nirav Kaku, Embarcadero MVP!

Nirav is on FIRE!

Check these blogs out:

How I used Delphi’s RTTI Context with Custom Attributes using Datasnap + REST

Why you should use Delphi’s Unit Testing – DUNIT

Lot's of JSON, REST, JavaScript - Check out INDUG's blog for more of Nirav's posts!

Nirav also did a great presentation today on Web application development using Delphi, Datasnap, JavaScript, JSON and UniGUI (extJS).

Thanks Nirav!

Looking forward to CodeRage 7!!!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

RAD Studio Mobile Roadmap Published

For those of you chomping at the bit for information about our mobile plans for RAD Studio - here is the RAD Studio Mobile Roadmap as published today!


10,000 Developers Flock to Embarcadero RAD Studio XE3 World Tour

"We develop desktop, web and mobile software solutions for many different businesses that run on XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and OS X," said Andrew Tierney, CEO CastleSoft. "We found that the new RAD Studio XE3 gives you an edge over your competition. We can quickly produce cross-platform Windows 8 style applications using its rich framework."

"I have worked with Delphi for the last 17 years, since Delphi 1," said Guinther Pauli, Software Engineer. "Without a doubt, Delphi XE3 is one of the best versions of Delphi of all time."

"With RAD Studio XE3 we can create and test all kinds of applications," said Adriano Santos, Operations Director, Get It! Technology. "RAD Studio XE3 is the tool that was needed to boost my sales, streamline the development process and raise the technical level of my startup."

Full article

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Thank you Primoz Gabrijelcic!

Primoz Gabrijelcic, Embarcadero MVP in Slovenia, did an awesome job on the RAD Studio XE3 Launch in Ljubljana yesterday!

Thanks Primoz!

Brazil: Official FaceBook page and YouTube channel

We have a new Facebook page and a new YouTube channel for our community members in Brazil as follows.

Embarcadero Delphi Brasil Facebook page: Find out what's new with Embarcadero such as promotions, events, technical articles and videos.

Embarcadero do Brasil YouTube channel: Watch videos in Portuguese: product demos, tutorials and events such as webinars.


Thanks Juan Antonio Castillo!

Juan Antonio Castillo, Embarcadero MVP in Guatemala, did a great job presenting the RAD Studio XE3 Product Address today in a webinar. He gave people a quick intro to RAD Studio XE3, Windows 8, Metropolis, FireMonkey, Visual LiveBindings and more.

Thanks Juan!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Follow me

Shameless plug - follow @suited_aces on Twitter, please. Yep, that's me.



Sunday, September 16, 2012

EKON 16 November 5-7 in Düsseldorf, Germany

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I'll be at EKON 16 doing the keynote and two more sessions.

Hope to see you there!

New MVP members

Please join me in welcoming the following nine new members of the Embarcadero MVP Program:

Bruno Fierens, Belgium
Francois Piette, Belgium
Kelyn Pena, Dominican Republic
Jim McKeeth, USA
Nirav Kaku, India
Martin Strohal, Germany
Mike Sutton, United Kingdom
Xavier Martinez, Spain
Zarko Gajic, Croatia

Thanks for your support guys! Looking forward to many awesome blogs, articles, etc. :)

RAD Studio XE3 World Tour in Full Force

Hopefully you've come to an event near you, or you're planning on coming to an event near you, to see what's new in RAD Studio XE3.

We're about half-way through the list of cities, but there are plenty left. :)

You can catch a glimpse of the excitement from Pawel's blog - Prague and Bratislava, as well as Stephen's blog - Oslo.

David I will be in London, Amsterdam, Warsaw and Heidelberg this coming week!

Don't miss the most exciting RAD Launch ever!

And don't forget - order XE3 in the next 12 days and you get the Bonus Pack - $250 worth of cool add-ons for free!

Record Helpers and Function Discovery

Rodrigo Ruz has written a whole bunch of great XE3 articles recently. He has a three part series on Winapi.Functiondiscovery and an article on Record Helpers for Simple Types here:

Winapi.Functiondiscovery Part 1

Winapi.Functiondiscovery Part 2

Winapi.Functiondiscovery Part 3

Record Helpers for Simple Types


Thursday, September 13, 2012

Embarcadero Affiliate Program - Make Money on Referrals!

Yes, you read that correctly. If you sign up as an Embarcadero Affiliate, use our banners and make sales happen, you will earn money!

What are you waiting for? Sign up now!


Monday, September 3, 2012

RAD Studio XE3: Laguna Hills, CA and Santa Monica, CA

If you're anywhere near Laguna Hills, CA or Santa Monica, CA, please consider coming to the RAD Studio XE3 Launch events!

The Laguna Hills event is 7pm-9pm on September 4th, and the Santa Monica event is 7pm-9pm on September 6th.

Please pre-register here for Orange County (Laguna Hills)

Please pre-register here for Los Angeles (Santa Monica)

See you there! :)

Thanks Australia and India!!!

Many thanks to our Australian and Indian crews for making my APAC Tour fun and rewarding!

Damien Bootsma and myself launched RAD Studio XE3 in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Anil Mahadev and myself launched it in Bangalore and Mumbai.

Thanks to everyone who came to the event. Lots of great conversations and interest!

Get involved!

If you're a Delphi Developer in Australia you should join ADUG - Australian Delphi Users Group - your local Delphi user group in Australia.

If you're a Delphi Developer in India you should join INDUG - India Delphi User Group - your local user group in India.

Thanks again to Australia and India!