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Delphi Cookbook by Daniele Teti

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Using App Tethering to create a companion app

App Tethering is one of the features introduced in RAD Studio XE6. App Tethering allows you to connect applications to exchange in a so-called serverless mode. In other words, this gives to your applications the ability to interact with other applications running either on the same machine or on a remote machine without using a server because the applications communicate directly with each other.

Currently, App Tethering works between applications running on the same LAN, but their features do not depend on a specific transport or protocol. New protocols can be implemented using the app tethering API.

To enable an application to use app tethering, only two components are required:

  • TTetheringManager: This ...

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