Tips & Tricks · Uncategorized

Improve Android and iOS debug compilation speed

If you develop mobile apps with Delphi, you know it: compiling for Android and iOS is sloooooooooooooow, especially for debug builds. This little tip makes compiling Debug builds much faster… You may know this tip already, but if you don’t, you’ll be glad you do now. You would expect that Release builds take longer to… Continue reading Improve Android and iOS debug compilation speed

Communications · Foundation · Uncategorized

Receiving push notifications from Apple’s Push Notification and Google’s Firebase Cloud Messaging services

In the previous article we demonstrated how to roll your own Google Firebase Cloud Messaging and Apple APNS push notifications from Delphi apps in a unified manner. This article continues the conversation about how to easily receive and consume them in your Delphi mobile app. Introduction If you are authoring a Delphi service for the… Continue reading Receiving push notifications from Apple’s Push Notification and Google’s Firebase Cloud Messaging services

Communications · Social · Uncategorized

Embed Facebook SDK for Android in your Delphi mobile app (Part 2)

In this article we will demonstrate how to embed the Android SDK for Facebook for using the Facebook APIs and simplifying social login in your mobile app. The techniques discussed in this article are also universal for adapting other 3rd party Android SDKs into Delphi apps. Part 1 focuses on Facebook/iOS, Part 2 focuses Facebook/Android,… Continue reading Embed Facebook SDK for Android in your Delphi mobile app (Part 2)

Foundation · Libraries · Uncategorized

Efficient and easy-to-use JSON and BSON library

We share our efficient and easy-to-use JSON and BSON library that supports a Document Object Model (DOM), direct reading and writing in JSON and BSON format, and automatic serialization of Delphi records and classes to and from JSON and BSON. Why another JSON library? There are already quite a few JSON libraries out there, so… Continue reading Efficient and easy-to-use JSON and BSON library

Communications · Social · Uncategorized

Using Facebook SDK native framework for iOS and Android for Social Login and more (Part 1)

In this article we will demonstrate how to embed the iOS framework SDK for Facebook so you can present a more professional social login feature for users of your app. We will also show how to perform various Facebook SDK requests transparently for the user from your client app using the Facebook SDK framework instead… Continue reading Using Facebook SDK native framework for iOS and Android for Social Login and more (Part 1)

Communications · Uncategorized

Sending iOS (and Android) remote push notifications from your Delphi service with the HTTP/2 protocol

In this article we are going to discuss how to make a base unifying class for sending remote push notifications from your service to both the iOS (Apple Push Notification Service) and Android (Firebase Cloud Messaging) as well as covering how to use the newer Apple HTTP/2 protocol interface for sending push notifications from Delphi.… Continue reading Sending iOS (and Android) remote push notifications from your Delphi service with the HTTP/2 protocol