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FNC Code Gems: Helpers for Base64 encoding and decoding

In the last post, I looked at methods to help you get information about connected displays and determine the path name for common folders. Let’s look at something very valuable when you want to convert binary data into a string: Base64 encoding.This is somewhat tricky if you have to consider all the different platforms and frameworks.

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FNC Code Gems: Display information and common folders

The FNC framework helps you to develop framework-independent, cross-platform applications. It has been conceived by tmssoftware.com a couple of years ago and has recently added the web as one of its platforms fascilitating TMS Web Core.

FNC really helps you to use the same source code for Windows,

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High-school intern shows how to use modern APIs with Delphi in an impressive way

“Delphi is just for old developers…”

Granted, this is a long title, but it needed to catch your attention. Just recently, I had several discussions about the value of Delphi and that only old developers use it. First, it is politically incorrect to refer to someone as ‘old’.

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CData releases new Enterprise data sources with 2019 update

CData Enterprise data connectors have been a great addition to RAD Studio in recent years. All connectors extend the TFDConnection component of the FireDAC library which is the preferred library to access data with Delphi these days. Accessing any of the sources means writing SQL queries and using well-known database components even though you might not be working with a database in the backend (e.g.

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