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Come See Brian Long Talk about Android Development with Oxygene at BE-Delphi

October 7, 2013 in Events, non-tech

I’m told that our friend Brian Long will be giving a presentation at BE-Delphi’s annual developer event in Antwerp, Belgium, on November 21.

Brian is a great presenter; we had the pleasure of having him as a guest speaker at DSConf and he has presented on Oxygene for Android and iOS in the past — so if you’re anywhere near Antwerp in November, make sure to check out his talk, and the conference in general.

From Brian’s session summary:

Oxygene is an Object-Pascal based language previously well know in its .NET incarnation as Delphi Prism. Oxygene for Java produces Android apps that run where Android does – in Android’s Dalvik VM. It is for those who have a background in Delphi or a history of Pascal programming from previous times, or anyone who fancies something a bit different from Java, and who wants to use the standard Android APIs in the Android SDK to build lightweight, standard Android applications (or, for that matter, Java applets, servlets, etc.) that can run on any Android device of your choosing.

We’ll look at Oxygene for Java’s capabilities and features in the context of building and deploying an Android application using OS-native controls. We’ll see how the product works, bump into some enhancements to the evolving Object Pascal language and show that Oxygene for Java is a first class citizen in the world of Android development.

You can find out more about BE-Delphi at be-delphi.com.

11 responses to Come See Brian Long Talk about Android Development with Oxygene at BE-Delphi

  1. You hate so much Delphi… why do you use Delphi events to promote your products?
    That is not right my fried

    • We don’t hate Delphi at all. It’s one of five core platforms that we sell products for.

      FTR, Filip, who organizes BE-Delphi, approached us and Brian about presenting Oxygene at his conference, because he thought it would be an interesting topic for Delphi developers. We’re only involved indirectly, by having made the connection to suggest for Filip to get Brian involved to do the presentation. We’re not paying for this presentation, and we didn’t ask to have it happen.

    • What Marc says is true.
      Be-Delphi is organizing the event, but Delphi is “only” part of the name because Delphi is indeed the biggest platform for Pascal developers. So, Marc isn’t using the Delphi event, we actually asked Marc if it was OK for him to “include” Oxygene for Java in our program.
      So, “That is not right my friend” to attack Marc (or RemObjects), you should attack Be-Delphi (or even better: you should have asked for information). I’ll be glad to give you more information, and I would be glad to welcome you at the Be-Delphi event.

    • What Marc says is so true.
      We, at Be-Delphi, asked Marc to support our event. Delphi is in the name because Delphi is indeed the biggest “tool” for Pascal development.
      So, next time, please ask us how it works and don’t blame Marc or RO for joining the Be-Delphi event.
      I would be happy to explain what Be-Delphi stands for and I would be even more happy to welcome you at the Be-Delphi event.
      Regards,
      Filip Lagrou – Be-Delphi

  2. Oxygene on the JVM is really progress.

  3. Marc does hate Delphi and EMB. If he could change all their Delphi customers to Oxygene he will do it on a second, but because that will not happen, this is a good opportunity to work on it.

    • Looking at the non sense, just for hate replies on this posts is on its own a humoristic experience.
      (Erick Vivar)

  4. Come on guys, if Delphi was perfect nobody would want to program in an other language.

  5. To make things clear. We, at Be-Delphi, invited Brian Long to have a session about Oxygene at our event. So, there is actually no need to blame Marc or RO. The “that is not right my friend” is really not appropriate, and if someone needs more information, I would be happy to give.
    Even better: I would be glad to welcome you all at the Be-Delphi Event 3.0
    Regards,
    Filip Lagrou – Be-Delphi