Marco Tech Blog

June, 2011

Blog posts archive for the given month, sorted by date. See the link for entire blog archive above.

Windows 8: A Touch and Tiled UI on your PC?

Microsoft has officially started talking about Windows 8, possibly creating more confusing then ever on the development side. I'm puzzled. -- Read blog post.

Starting to Publish Delphi XE Handbook Source

I've started publishing the source code for the now complete Delphi XE Handbook. The book will follow soon, in PDF and printed versions. -- Read blog post.

Tweets and Retweets #18

A number of rather assorted tweets, including some nice Delphi links, plus some more updates about my SVN repository. -- Read blog post.

Embarcadero Trademarks FireMonkey

Embarcadero filed a trademark request for "FireMonkey". And the description is quite interesting. And a job request ties it to Delphi. -- Read blog post.

Amazon S3 Delphi Client

Here is a video showing my Amazon S3 Delphi client in action. -- Read blog post.

Tweets and Retweets #19

Last week tweets were focused on the Italian Delphi Day event, but also Delphi Certification and Windows 8. -- Read blog post.

Everything (Delphi) XE Demo

A demo showcasing many new features of recent versions of Delphi. The program translated a text, creates some graphic out of it, posts it on Azure. The code shows JSON, Unicode, Azure, Anonymous threads, JPEG, and Direct2D in action in Delphi XE. -- Read blog post.

Delphi XE Handbook Available

At last, my Delphi XE Handbook is available in print or as an ebook. It covers everything new in the product, but DataSnap. -- Read blog post.

Tweets and Retweets #20

A lot of tweets about my new books, bot also Delphi SVN, David I, and more. -- Read blog post.

Delphi Handbooks Collection, Second Edition (2007 to XE)

A few days after the new "Delphi XE Handbook" I'm also releasing an updated version of the Delphi Handbooks Collection, a single PDF encompassing my 4 handbooks covering all of the new features of Delphi 2007, 2009, 2010, and XE. That's a single PDF of 1,113 pages, with the most detailed and complete coverage of Delphi XE you can find. -- Read blog post.

Delphi Certification

As you probably know by now, a couple of weeks ago Embarcadero introduced a Certification program for Delphi. -- Read blog post.