#2 "dorm, the Delphi ORM" bullettin

This is the second post regarding a fast update on the last changes to the dorm project in terms of management and code. Welcome to 2 new contributors: Marco Mottadelli and BraveCobra (this is the full list http://code.google.com/p/delphi-orm/people/list) Added 2 new PersistentStrategy for MSSQLServer based on dbExpress (the 1st use the Embarcadero dbExpress driver, while the 2nd use the DevArt dbExpress driver) Added another PersistentStrategy for MSSQLServer based on ADO (so also Delphi Professional users can use dorm with MSSQLServer) The new mapping strategy is under development.

#1 dorm, "the Delphi ORM" bullettin

This is the first post regarding a fast update on the last changes to the dorm project in terms of management and code. Welcome to 2 new contributors: mrbar2000 and magnomp (this is the full list http://code.google.com/p/delphi-orm/people/list) Added a PersistentStrategy for SQLite. New Google Group related to dorm. Post your questions, comments and request here!

Here's the pascal for Java and Android

Yes, this is very cool. I’m not a Java hater, in terms of language (and I dont want to start a language-war), but some Java features, IMHO, are a bit uncomfortable for me. However, Java is very powerful and there are an enormous amount of good open source project for Java.

Duck Typing in Delphi

During a new dorm feature development, I’m faced a nice problem: I want to have a generic access to a “kind” of list Let’s say: procedure DoSomething(Obj: TMyListType); begin ... end; But, I want to have that generic access without a Layer Supertype object, because I need to be able to use objects from other libraries or 3rd party.

dorm, "The Delphi ORM", officially published at ITDevCon

As all the attendees have seen, at the last ITDevCon, I’ve officially published dorm as an OpenSource project. \ You can find the project on google code: http://code.google.com/p/delphi-orm/ An introduction to dorm is available on google docs. dorm begins as a my personal project more than one year ago, and now is sponsored by bitTime Software that offers custom development, consultancy, mentoring and so on.

ITDevCon 2011, recap

Last Friday ended the third edition of ITDevCon, the European Conference on Delphi and its related technologies. ITDevCon this year was even bigger and funny. There have been more present, more sponsors, more speakers, more topics and a lot of people with the desire to learn new things and improve their every day work.

App Android ITDevCon2011 disponibile sul Market (ITALIAN)

Manca solo una settima all’inizio di ITDevCon2011. Per permettere a tutti gli iscritti (e far decidere chi è ancora indeciso) di sfruttare al meglio i due giorni di intensa formazione, abbiamo appena pubblicato l’applicazione ITDevCON2011 sul’Android Market. Trevete il programma completo della conferenza, i profili degli speaker e informazioni sugli sponsor.

ITDevCon2011 Android App

In less that a week, ITDevCon2011 will begin. To allow all members (and to let decide who is still undecided) to take advantage of the two days of intense training, we have just published the application ITDevCON2011 on the Android Market. You’ll find full conference program, speaker profiles and information about the sponsors.

ITDevCon 2011 Time Table

Yes, it is a bit late, but this year has been really difficult to choose between all the speeches proposals arrived from all over the world. The new Delphi XE2 version (and the RAD Studio XE2 Suite too) are really full of new cool features and many of the best delphi developers want to show what can be done in Delphi XE2.

In the core of LiveBindings expressions of RAD Studio XE2

WARNING! I’ve been authorized by EMBARCADERO to write about RAD Studio XE2. RAD Studio XE2 is full of nice and exciting features. One of the most awaited of them is the LiveBindings. The LiveBindings is available to the VCL and the new FireMonkey framework and allows to connect a property object to another using an expression and a set of observers.