RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder XE6 Android and iOS Code Samples

Device Sensors
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Location
OrientationSensor
Device Services
Device Info
Message Alerts
Notifications (Send/Cancel)
Notifications
  (Set Badge Number)

Phone Dialer
Share Sheet
Touch/Gestures
Interactive Gestures
Tab Sliding

Database Storage
IBLite
SQLite

Native Controls
Custom Picker
Date Picker
Horizontal Scroll
Media
Access Camera App
Camera Component
Camera Roll
Audio Record and Play
Web Browser
Play Audio File

These code snippets are for the XE6 versions of RAD Studio. Newer XE7 versions are also available.

Accelerometer

This snippet shows you how to use the accelerometer in order to obtain information about the acceleration, angular acceleration, motion and speed.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Gyroscope

This snippet shows you how to use the Gyroscope in order to rotate a 3D cube when the device is tilted.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Location

This code snippet shows you how to use the TLocationSensor component in order to read the GPS location of the device and display it realtime on the form. The snippet also shows you how to display Google Maps in a web browser in order to accurately pinpoint the location of the device on a real map.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Orientation Sensor

This code snippet shows you how to use the TOrientationSensor component in order to get various compass related information such as three axis tilt, distance and heading, heading relative to magnetic north compensated and uncompensated and heading relative to true north compensated and uncompensated.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Device Info

This code snippet shows you how to use obtain device information that includes OS version, OS name, and device type.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Message Alerts

This application shows how to pop-up various alert messages both standard one button information box style, and multiple button input box styles that allows various confirmations.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Notifications (Set/Reset Badge Number)

This code snippet shows you how to use the Notification API in order to set the badge number on the application icon to a specified value or to reset the badge number to 0.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Phone Dialer

This application shows how to use the PhoneDialer API in order to make a phone call and to obtain the carrier information.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Share Sheet

This snippet shows you how to use standard actions to open the Camera Application on your Android or iOS device to take a photo and display it on your FireMonkey form. Then, with another standard action, you will open the Share Sheet to share your image via email, post to Facebook and Twitter, print via AirPrint and more.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Interactive Gestures - Image Rotation

This set of code snippets shows you how to rotate an image on an Android or iOS device.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Sliding Tabs

This snippet shows you how to use a TabControl with TabPosition set to tpDots in order to enable scrolling of tab items on Android and iOS devices. The Application has 2 tab items each one containing a different image.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

IBLite Database

This snippet shows you how to populate a listview from an IBLite database using LiveBindings.

To deploy this snippet you need to use the IBLite license, following the instructions that were emailed along with the RAD Studio license (or trial license). For more information on deploying the license file along with the application, you can read: Tutorial: InterBase on iOS and Android
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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SQLite Database

This snippet shows you how to populate a list box from a SQLite database using LiveBindings.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Custom Picker

This code snippet shows you how to use the TComboBox component in order to pick an item from it and display its Text on a label.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Horizontal Scroll

This snippet shows you how to use the THorzScrollBox component in order to scroll through two identical pictures.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Access Camera

This snippet shows you how to use standard actions in order to open the Camera Application on your Android or iOS device, take a picture and retrieve the taken image for displaying on your FireMonkey form.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Camera Component

This code snippet shows you how to manipulate the Camera on your Android or iOS device. The snippet allows you to select either the front facing camera or the back facing camera. Also you can select whether to use the flash (always on or automatic) or not.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Camera Roll

This snippet shows you how to use standard actions in order to open the Photo Library on your Android or iOS device and retrieve an image from the library for displaying on your FireMonkey form.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

Send or Cancel Notifications

This code snippets shows you how to use the Notification API in order to send a notification immediately or with a 10 second delay and how to cancel a scheduled notification or all notifications.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Date Picker

This code snippet shows you how to use the TCalendarEdit component in order to pick dates from it and process them to use in your own applications.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Interactive Gestures - Image Zoom

This set of code snippets shows you how to pinch and zoom an image on an Android or iOS device.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Interactive Gestures - Tap and Hold

This set of code snippets shows you how to use tap and hold to display a message.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Audio Recording and Playback

This code snippet shows you how to record some sound via the microphone and then playback using the device speakers or headphones.
Designed for device only

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Web Browser

This code snippet shows you how to use a WebBrowser component on an Android or iOS device. The application consists of an edit box, a button and the web browser component. Type an address in the edit box and press the "GO" button in order to redirect the browser to your address.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++
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Play Audio File

This snippet shows you how to include an audio file for playback in your Android and iOS application.
Designed for simulator and device

Code Sample – Object Pascal
Code Sample – C++

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