ALERT February, 2012

In this alert ...

 

New: TMS Metro Controls Pack v1.0.0.0

We're pleased to present a new set of controls for creating VCL Windows applications in the Metro design language.

TMS Metro Controls Pack offers the form, dialog & base visual control classes to create applications with a look & feel that is inspired by the Microsoft Metro design language.

Features
  • TAdvMetroForm: Metro style form with easy synchronisation of Metro style with other UI controls on form
  • TAdvMetroTaskDialog, TAdvInputMetroTaskDialog: Metro style task dialog / input task dialog
  • TAdvMetroScrollBox: Metro style scrollbox with flat scrollers
  • TAdvMetroButton, TAdvMetroToolButton: Transparent button automatically turning Metro symbols in proper Metro colors
  • TAdvMetroHint: Turns all hints on the form in Metro style flat hints
  • TAdvMetroProgressBar: Flat Metro style progress bar
  • TAdvFormStyler, TAdvAppStyler: Form-wide & application wide Metro style setting
  • Functions: direct replacements for ShowMessage,ShowMessageFmt,MessageDlg in Metro style
Information about integrating the Metro look & feel can be found in the new PDF developers guide

You can download the trial version from our website: http://www.tmssoftware.com/site/advmetro.asp.
TMS Metro Controls Pack is available for Delphi 7, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2 and C++Builder 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2.
TMS Metro Controls Pack is also included in the TMS Component Pack,TMS Component Studio and TMS VCL Subscription

 

Update: TMS Component Pack v6.3.0.0

TMS Component Pack enables you to create modern-looking & feature-rich Windows applications faster with over 300 components in one money and time saving bundle for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE,XE2 & C++Builder 5,6,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE,XE2.

We're pleased to announce the release of a significant update for the TMS Component Pack. In this update v6.3.0.0, all latest component extensions & enhancements are included and most importantly also the new Metro controls are added.

What's new & improved in version 6.3.0.0

  • New: Metro style form & controls, Metro style support in TMS Smooth Controls range
  • New: TMS Metro Controls Pack v1.0: Controls for creating Windows applications in the Metro design language
    • TAdvMetroForm: Metro style form with easy synchronisation of Metro style with other UI controls on form
    • TAdvMetroTaskDialog, TAdvInputMetroTaskDialog: Metro style task dialog / input task dialog
    • TAdvMetroScrollBox: Metro style scrollbox with flat scrollers
    • TAdvMetroButton, TAdvMetroToolButton: Transparent button automatically turning Metro symbols in proper Metro colors
    • TAdvMetroHint: Turns all hints on the form in Metro style flat hints
    • TAdvMetroProgressBar: Flat Metro style progress bar
  • Update: TAdvOfficePager / TAdvOfficeTabSet v3.0.0.0 with:
    • New: Metro style
    • New: Built-in persistence of tab positions, floating pages, hidden pages
    • New: PageByName/TabByName, PageByCaption/TabByCaption, PageByTabIndex/TabByTabIndex functions added

  • New: Event OnPrintGetPageNum event added in TAdvStringGrid
  • New: AutoColumnSize property added in TAdvGridDropDown
  • New: LookupMethod lmNone added in TAdvGridDropDown
  • New: SaveToFile/LoadFromFile & SaveToStream/LoadFromStream methods added in TPlannerWaitList
  • New: Support for Layers in TPlannerMonthView
  • New: Method SelectWordAtCursor added in TAdvMemo
  • New: Referer property added in TWebPost
  • New: DropDownButton property added in TAdvExplorerTreeView
  • New: OfficeHint support added in TAdvOfficeHint
  • New: Exposed SelStart/SelLength/SelectAll/SelText in TCurvyEdit, TCurvyCombo
  • New: Exposed Sorted in TCurvyComboBox
  • New: Support to type in operations directly by keyboard, ie. x + y = .. etc... in TAdvMoneyEdit
  • New: Metro Style support in TAdvPolyList controls
  • New: PDF Developer guides for TAdvOfficePager & TMS Metro Controls
Users with an active registration can as always obtain this free update now after login on our website with your registration email & code. The details of all improvements and new capabilities are described in the release notes. For users with an expired registration, please login on our website for special discount upgrade offers to a full new version cycle of free updates and free priority support for TMS Component Pack or upgrades to our TMS Component Studio or TMS VCL Subscription.

 

New: TMS TableView for FireMonkey v1.0.0.0

Cross platform smooth scrolling list based on the concept of the iOS UITableView control for displaying and editing hierarchical lists of information, allowing the user to scroll, select, view details,...

Feature overview:
  • Highly styleable cross platform FireMonkey control
  • List item is fully customizable
  • TableView control with smooth scrolling with inertia, direct navigation, single & multi select
  • Built-in support for searching & filtering
  • Built-in support for editing items and/or delete items
  • TableView can display data in list mode and in group mode like in iOS
  • Buffered display for improved performance
  • Automatic generation of categories alphabetic, alphanumeric or custom category support
  • Support for HTML formatted text, including hyperlinks in header, footer, items
  • Optional detailview per item, any FireMonkey component that descends from TControl can be used to show the item detail
  • Built-in support for use with LiveBindings, allows to bind any item element to data
  • TTMSFMXHTMLText also included as separate component to show HTML formatted text
  • TTMSFMXBitmapContainer component also included for resource friendly reuse of images
  • TTMSFMXBitmap component also included compatible with TTMSFMXBitmapContainer
  • TTMSFMXSearchEdit: edit control with embedded search / clear button
  • TTMSFMXBarButton: button control that can have arrow shape
  • Includes 3 demos and extensive PDF developers guide
You can download the trial version with PDF developers guide and demos from our website: http://www.tmssoftware.com/site/tmsfmxtableview.asp.
TMS TableView for FireMonkey is available for Delphi XE2 and C++Builder XE2.

 

New: TMS Aurelius v1.0.0.0

We're excited to present a new ORM framewok for Delphi with full support for data manipulation, complex and advanced queries, inheritance, polymorphism, and more ...

TMS Aurelius brings all benefits an application can obtain from using an ORM framework!

Feature details:

  • Several database servers supported (MS SQL Server, Firebird, MySQL, DB2, Interbase, Oracle,...)
  • Several database-access components supported (dbExpress, AnyDac, SQLDirect, ADO, IBX,...)
  • Multi-platform solution - Win32, Win64, Mac OS X, VCL, FireMonkey
  • Saving, updating and loading of entity objects in an object-oriented way
  • Queries - Powerful query API using criteria expressions, projections, grouping, conditions and even logical operators in a LINQ-like approach
  • Inheritance mapping and polymorphism - map a full class hierarchy into the database
  • Cross-database development - use a single Delphi code to target multiple databases in a transparent way
  • Choose from classes-to-database approach (creating the database structure from classes) or database-to-classes approach (creating classes source code from database, using TMS Data Modeler )
  • Mapping directly in classes using custom attributes
  • Association mapping
  • Lifetime management of objects using object manager
  • Cached and identity-mapped objects
  • Automatic database structure generation
  • Nullable types support
  • Lazy loading for associations and blob fields
  • Allows logging of SQL commands
  • Allows mapping enumerated types to database values
  • Open architecture - easy extendable to use different component sets or database servers
Time-limited special offer: Save 20% on TMS Aurelius, offer until February 29!

With the new release of TMS Aurelius v1.0, we have a special time-limited discount offer. Until February 29, 2012, all users receive 20% discount on all new orders of new licenses:
  • TMS Aurelius Single developer license: now 156 EUR instead of 195EU, you save 39 EUR!
  • TMS Aurelius Small team license: now 236 EUR instead of 295EU, you save 59 EUR!
  • TMS Aurelius Site license: now 556 EUR instead of 695EU, you save 139 EUR!
To take advantage of this discount offer, after selecting your payment type in the online order form, enter your valid coupon code TMS-AURELIUS-2012 in the field labeled "Your coupon code". The discount that comes with your coupon is applied after you have completed entering your personal data and have been redirected to the second page of the online order process.

TMS Aurelius v1.0 is available for Delphi 2010, XE & XE2. Trial downloads with PDF developers guide are available at: http://www.tmssoftware.com/site/aurelius.asp

 

New: TMS WebGMaps v1.0.0.0

We're pleased to present a new VCL component with extensive configurability for integrating Google Maps in VCL applications.

TMS TWebGMaps is a component that allows integration of the Google Maps road map control. The TWebGMaps component renders maps of different types: default roadmap view, satellite view, hybrid view , and terrain. TWebGMaps offers pan, zoom and scale control.

Features
  • Different map modes are available: default road map, satellite view, hybrid view and terrain
  • Extra map information can be displayed: Bicycle View, Panoramio (pictures of interest) information, Traffic information
  • StreetView can be selected
  • Position markers may be added to the maps, including default Google balloon markers and custom image markers.
  • Moving over a marker can display a hint with the marker title information
  • Extensive configuration options over the different Google maps controls are available: MapType control, OverViewMap control, Pan control, Scale control, StreetView control and Zoom control.
  • Image files can be created of the displayed map. Images can be saved in different formats: .BMP, .JPG or .PNG
  • Different mouse and keyboard options to enable/disable: mouse or keyboard panning, mouse or keyboard zoom, mouse wheel scrolling
  • TWebGMapsGeocoding helper component to facilitate conversions between address and longitude/latitude coordinates
You can download the trial version from our website: http://www.tmssoftware.com/site/webgmaps.asp.
TMS TWebGMaps is available for Delphi 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2 and C++Builder 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2.

 

Info: TMS IntraWeb Components with IntraWeb 12.1 support

We are pleased to inform that our entire VCL IntraWeb product line now also supports the latest version IntraWeb 12.1 across all Delphi & C++Builder versions.

All active registered users can obtain free updates for any IntraWeb product purchased with support for IntraWeb 12.1.


Supercharge your Web development experience in Delphi or C++Builder with TMS IntraWeb Component Studio

Included in TMS IntraWeb Component Studio:
  • TMS IntraWeb Component Pack Pro Script Edition: Internet application development with IntraWeb made easier with over 70 controls ranging from advanced edits, calendars, grids, menus and much more ...
  • TMS IntraWeb Planner: Data-aware and non-data aware scheduling components for Intraweb applications.
  • TMS IntraWeb HTML5 Controls Pack: Unleash the power of HTML5 in your IntraWeb web applications.
  • TMS IntraWeb Query Builder: Provide codeless powerful ad-hoc query capabilities in IntraWeb web applications.
  • TMS IntraWeb Security System: User-rights management system for your IntraWeb applications.
  • TMS IntraWeb iPhone Controls Pack: Create web applications for mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, Android that offer a look & feel very close to native applications.
With TMS IntraWeb Component Studio you get this full bundle of component packs worth 605 EU for just 350 EU!

 

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