DataSnap Mobile Connectors in 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 interesting IMHO is the DataSnap extension called “Mobile Connectors”. In the past, I’ve talked about connecting and using your datasnap REST service with Android, creating ad-hoc json messages and manually parsing the returned json messages.

DataSnap and Android (Part I) on BlaisePascal

Blaise Pascal Issue no.17 contains the first part of my articles about “DataSnap and Android”. During this series I’ll show how to write a complete TODO application using Delphi DataSnap Server and an Android thin client. Have a good reading.

AndroidConference in Italy - Call4Papers

![The Android Conference](/images/2011/06/home-bugdroid.png Yes! This is a great news! Before the two-days conference dedicated to Delphi, this year there will be the AndroidConference. The Android Conference The Android Conference will be a conference focused on Google Android development. Android is one of the most popular OS in the world. Now you can use it for your mobile applications.

ITDevCon 2011 - Call4Papers

Dear potential ITDevCon speaker, I’m building the agenda for next ITDevCon 2011 that will be held in late october in Verona, the same location of the past year. Dates will be announced ASAP. The call for papers are officially open right now, so if you want to propose some speeches, I’ll be glad to see it.

ebinar: "Developing Application Services using PHP Servers and Android Clients"

\ In this webinar I’ll show how to develop Android application talking with REST PHP WEB Services. After introducing the basic concepts, attendees of this session will be taken through how to REST-enable the server application, before building the client application targeting an Android phone. Topics covered in this webinar include:

Developing Application Services with PHP Servers and Android Phone Clients

My new white paper about “Developing Application Services with PHP Servers and Android Phone Clients” is on line under the Embarcadero RAD-in-Action initiative. \ Are (or will be) available: The White Paper The complete source code from the white paper 2 videos showing a complete (obviously very simple) Android application interfacing with a PHP REST web service (developer with RAD PHP XE).

ITDevCon 2010

Last Friday ended the second edition of ITDevCon, the European Conference on Delphi and its related technologies. ITDevCon This year was even bigger. 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.

Back from Brazil (all slides and code from the Brasilian Delphi Conference)

Last week I returned from Brazil where I had been to speak to the Delphi Conference. The conference was held in St. Paul who, like many Brazilians will be able to confirm, is not a typical Brazilian city. The warmth of local people has been exemplary. Andreano Lanusse has organized all in a really valuable way.

Delphi & Android in the next few conferences

Tomorrow I’m leaving from Rome to go to São Paulo (Brasil) for the annual Delphi Conference. This is the Brasilian Delphi Conference web site: I’ve a talk about Delphi and Android. I’m really excited for all the cool things that can be done with this technologies. For the conference talk, I’ve developed a DEMO Android application to manage customers and orders that use some mobile technologies available in the Android OS in my Samsung Galaxy S.


This year, the launch of the new RADSTUDIO XE has been really nice. We have met some friends and customers exciting to see the new Delphi features and capabilities. In the event of Rome there was DavidI too. The agenda has been the following: Embarcadero Update + XE and All-Access (DavidI)