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The ACM A.M. Turing Award - my thoughts for next year’s selection

On June 15 and 16 of 2012 we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing (June 23, 1912) in San Francisco (http://turing100.acm.org/final_program/tcc_final_program.pdf) with 33 living ACM A.M. Turing Award winners!  It was especially great to see Nicklaus Wirth on the "Programming Languages: Past Achievements and Future Challenges" panel along with Susan Graham, [...]

Embarcadero’s continuing commitment to C, C99 and C++

With the upcoming release of our new C++Builder compiler for 64-bit Windows (will have C++11 standard support), Embarcadero Technologies continues our commitment for the C, C99 and C++ languages that started on May 13, 1987 with the first release of Turbo C version 1.0.  The C++Builder 64-bit Windows compiler is coming soon.
For the past 25+ [...]

CodeRage 6 session replays for Friday, October 21

The CodeRage 6 Friday, October 21 (the last day of this year’s CodeRage) session replay have been uploaded to CodeCentral.  While you are downloading the repays, you’ll have plenty of time to check out the Virtual Exhibit Hall and see the special offers from our technology partners. Many of their offers are good for the [...]

Want more…Languages

I recently re-watched "The Lord of the Rings" (LOTR) movie trilogy. Remember the LOTR phrase, "One Ring To Rule Them All"?  Could there ever be "One Programming Language To Rule Them All" (OPLTRTA)?  In the early years of our industry there were loads of new languages appearing each year (History of Programming Languages).  There were also attempts to create best of [...]

Want more…Productivity

On June 2, 2011 the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a 1.8% (annual rate) increase in non-farm business sector labor during the first quarter of 2011. For the manufacturing sector there was a 4.2% growth in productivity for Q1 2011. Most businesses measure the productivity of their employees.  In Software Project [...]

Want more…Time

We each have a finite amount of time on this planet.  I’m sure that you all want to enjoy every moment of every day, I do!  Groucho Marx said, "Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana." John F. Kennedy said, "We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch". The [...]

Want more…Toys

Continuing my month of July theme about wanting more, this time it is Toys.  Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie,  said he would never grow up, never grow up, never grow up, not me ("I Won’t Grow Up").  That’s me in spades.  I suspect that many developers also have a lot of kid inside themselves.  We [...]

RAD Studio XE Preview #1 - just the first step on the journey to the launch

Today, we put up the first preview video (also available on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJi9WsnHKiw) for the upcoming release of RAD Studio XE, Delphi XE, C++Builder XE, Delphi Prism XE and RadPHP XE.  This is just the start of a worldwide journey that we will be taking with you.  You will see additional videos, blog posts, articles, [...]

This is the LAST DAY - special offers for Delphi, C++Builder, RAD Studio developers!

Okay! I have been blogging the top 10 reasons to take advantage of our Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio offers. I have been counting down the days left in these promotions. This is it! This is there last day to take advantage of the Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio special offers. Today is June 28, [...]

2 days left - special offers for Delphi, C++Builder, RAD Studio developers!

There are only 2 days left to take advantage of the Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio special offers. The last day to take advantage of the offers is June 28, 2010. Following the format of the "Late Show with David Letterman Top Ten list", here are the "number 2" reasons to use Delphi, C++Builder, Delphi [...]

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