I needed to create 500 panels on a form for a game that I was assisting another person with … and Delphi was choking. It was taking 20 seconds to do this. Not cool. We had to find a way to speed it up. This is what we did …
I am doing a remote presentation this week on “Displaying and Animating 2D FireMonkey controls in 3D”. This will be at the Australia Delphi User Group’s meeting in Brisbane
You can include dynamic SQL in a SELECT statement in Oracle 12 by using an embedded function. Ill show you how
I recently hit a problem where an object on a form was not visible in Delphi’s Live Bindings Designer. Ill show you how I fixed that
Unlike VCL forms, Delphi FireMonkey forms do not have a PopupMenu property. So how can you show a popup menu when the user clicks the Right Mouse Button ?
You have to code it yourself and its pretty easy to do. The tricky bit is converting the X/Y position from the forms local co-ordinate system to global co-ordinates. Ill show you to do that.
Learn how to create the equivalent of an PostCreate / PostOnCreate event that executes just after the form’s OnCreate event has fired.
To do this, we will use an “Immediate Timer”
Get and set the Z Order of controls at runtime in Delphi FireMonkey.