Another review of announcements, news, blog post, webinars, and anything else related to Delphi that I feel important to share.
Embarcadero competition, Delphi 10.2 T-Shirt Graphic Contest: Read more at https://community.embarcadero.com/competitions/11-delphi-10-2-t-shirt-challenge
Rebooting the Podcast with Nick Hodges at https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/rebooting-the-podcast-with-nick-hodges
Events and Webinars
An Internet of Things (IoT) BootCamp 2017 by Embarcadero is scheduled for next week, see https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/iot-bootcamp-2017. This is a 4 days event, with webinars each day, covering a set of diverse topics, from interfacing with IoT devices to communicating with Arduino boards, from creating federated IoT systems to collecting data in a central database, from creating custom Arduino boards to using Visuino for programming them. The subtitle "Build a RESTful Network of IoT Devices with Arduino and RAD Server" gives a technical overview of what will be included. Dates are February 6th to 9th.
The webinar "Migrating Delphi - Case Studies" is scheduled for tomorrow, January 31st. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6553483306659174913
Notable Blog Posts
Windows Media Player in Delphi by Craig at http://chapmanworld.com/windows-media-player-in-delphi/
DprojNormalizer by Uwe at http://www.uweraabe.de/Blog/2017/01/24/dprojnormalizer-for-xe7-and-xe8/
Using Facebook SDK native framework for iOS and Android for Social Login and more (Part 1), a long and extremely interesting blog post from a technical point of view by Allen Drennan at https://blog.grijjy.com/2017/01/23/using-facebook-sdk-native-framework-for-ios-and-android-for-social-login-and-more-part-1/
And by the same author, Using the Google Cloud Platform APIs at https://blog.grijjy.com/2017/01/13/using-the-google-cloud-platform-apis/
And on a similar tone, FireBase Cloud Messaging with Delphi 10.1 Berlin update 2 by Jordi at http://thundaxsoftware.blogspot.it/2017/01/firebase-cloud-messaging-with-delphi.html
Delphi Code Monkey: One month after Diving Back into Delphi... http://delphicodemonkey.blogspot.it/2017/01/one-month-after-diving-back-into-delphi.html
Podcast Streaming - FireMonkey Demo by Sarina at https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/streaming-your-podcast-firemonkey-demo
TCalendarView Custom Painting by Pawel at https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/tcalendarview-custom-painting
50 Posts in This "Weekly" Series
Even if I'm not keeping this with a weekly schedule, the series of post has been ongoing with some regularity (every 2 or 3 weeks) and I got to the 50th installment. I plan continuing, as I think the fast paced flow of social media is hard ot keep up with, and all of us end up missing notable news like those I summarize here. Let me know what's your take.