Cross-platform

According to http://www.appmethod.com :

“Appmethod is the complete app development platform for building fast multi-device apps 5x faster to build fast apps fast for Android, iOS, Windows, and OS X. With Appmethod’s object oriented languages, extensible, cross-platform component based APIs and visual development environment; developers can deliver multi-device apps incredibly fast.”

The good news is that there will be a free version.  The better news is that if you are programming with FM in RAD Studio you already have the skills needed to use appmethod.

Stay tuned for more!

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The other day I started to play with the multimedia components included on FireMonkey. I went to the web and found a couple of demos from Embarcadero. Took my time to look at the demos and followed the steps to build the demo. Cool! It worked fine! No surprises there I suppose.

However, I got to think, can I do more? What if I hack together on a form two media players – can I have two media players on form? Can I play two media players at once? Continue reading

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What is FireMonkey?

FireMonkey is cross-platform Framework developed by Embarcadero. FireMonkey was originally designed by Eugene Kryukov in the company “KSDev” as VGScene.

In 2011 Embarcadero acquired the rights to the software and renamed it to FireMonkey.

FireMonkey is included, along with the traditional Visual Component Library (VCL) in Delphi and C++ Builder. Continue reading

ljCoverI finally got around to browse the Linux Journal Magazine (September 2009) that this month features cross platform development,  and noticed the word Lazarus at the top of the cover page.  Yes, it is an article about the Delphi like IDE. The article is written by Mattias Gaertner, a member of the Lazarus project. Continue reading

This past Thursday (February 5th) I made a presentation about how to install Lazarus on Windows and Linux (Ubuntu) for the Pacific Northwest Delphi User Group. Continue reading