Marco Tech Blog

August, 2014

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

Delphi Blogs of the Week (or Month) #15

It has been a while, among business trips and some vacation. Here is a collection of noteworthy links, covering most of July. -- Read blog post.

August Series of Developer Skill Sprints

After the success of the June/July series, mostly done internally by Embarcadero folks, the Developer Skill Sprints gets back with an August series including many MVPs. -- Read blog post.

New AdMod Interfaces for Delphi XE6

Since August 1, Google Play Store doesn't accept apps that use the old AdMob API, making the upgrade to the new advertising API from Google Play Services compulsory. An update for RAD Studio XE6 is available, here is how to use it. -- Read blog post.

Fix for Buffer Overflow in VCL Bitmap Processing Code

A potential buffer overflow condition in the VCL bitmap processing code (specifically in the function PaletteFromDIBColorTable) could be potentially used to inject malicious code into an application. The problem goes back to the early days of Delphi (and C++Builder) and a code fix is available for all. -- Read blog post.

Mobile Platforms August 2014

Some completely personal consideration on the current status of mobile platforms, with a few interesting links. -- Read blog post.

RAD Studio Tech Preview Webinar on September 4

Next thursday Embarcadero will host a tech preview webinar of the coming version of RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder. If you want to know what's coming in the next version of our products, sign up now! -- Read blog post.