This month’s presentation is on EDI, a Business-to-Business (B2B) data transfer protocol used in just about any industry. Learn about the two biggest problems a developer will face when implementing an EDI interface during the brief overview from a developer who's used it in several industries, Jonathan Eaton.
There is no particular topic for this month's meeting but I'll have my laptop with several versions of Delphi and we can discuss whatever comes up--whether it's related to programming or not. In any case, join us for pizza!
People develop strong opinions about things they do or believe and sometimes have a difficult time seeing another point of view. This certainly exists for politics and religion but is also strong in the technology sector. Whether you use Mac or Windows, Android or iPhone, C++ or Delphi, it's not hard to find heated discussions about what is the best or "right" choice. We'll tackle some of these issues in search of increased wisdom.
With several people unable to attend this month, we've decided to move our topic to the September meeting.
Embarcadero has a contest going on right now for creating the most beautiful GUI with Skia for Delphi. Skia is a 2D graphics engine, sponsored by Google, that provides a common API across various hardware and software platforms, including all the major web browsers.
A couple of smart guys in Brazil have created an open source library called, Skia4Delphi to make this API work in both VCL and Firemonkey applications. We'll run their sample programs and perhaps even show some of our own creations at the June meeting.
What kind of logging do you implement in your Delphi apps? Do you simply write out a few lines to a
.LOG file? Or do you use a library that has detailed and highly structured logging for every action your users take?
What about remote usage reporting? If you distribute a desktop app, how do you know how many people use it and how often?
There's no one true way for everyone or every application. Join us tonight to share what works for you and hear ideas from others.
We're meeting in person this month--and at a new location!
No specific topic planned but we will, as usual, catch up with what we're doing with Delphi and technology in general, share pizza and laughs, and evaluate the new location.
The latest version of our favorite development tool, Delphi 11.1 Alexandria has been announced! What are you looking forward to in this upgrade?
We'll chat about technology, avoid depressing world events topics, and think about where we want to meet next month.