I recently did a Survey Monkey asking for first impressions from some of the first Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE7 customers that appeared in our registration database. Here are just a few of the many responses that we received in the first few hours.
"The XE7 FireUI Multi-Device designer allows us to create a master view and customize the layout for numerous other devices. The development time it saves is worth the upgrade to XE7 alone." - Andrew Tierney - CEO - CastleSoft
The XE7 FireUI desgner is what I was looking for, one program for all platforms, great as I can use what I need on iPad and PC in one go." - Ulco Visser - Maxtra Media
"FireUI is like heaven! XE7 users will be lightyears ahead of other developers" - Erik Bellaard - Developer - *WEGA Automatisering VOF, NL
"XE7’s FireUI delivers the promise of single-source development across all the FMX platforms” - Ptere Ingham - Independent Software Development Consultant
"FireUI in XE7 is awesome. It rocks. Love the concept and the use of inheritance." - Keith Brown, independent programmer, Keith and Lisa Brown, LLC
"XE7’s FireUI multi-device forms take a massive headache out of developing screens that look good everywhere." - David M Williams - International IT consultant and author
Parallel Programming Library
"I am a developer for mechanical engineering software. XE7’s Parallel Programming will be very helpfull for this kind of application." - Wolfgang Häfele - Spplication developer at FIMA
"The Parallel Library in XE7 provides and easy and new way to think about concurrency in your applications." - Robert Love - Team Lead - State of Utah
"In XE7 app tethering to bring some old apps to life again. Parallel library, is gonna make my apps fly." - Roderick Ziervogel - CIO - ECI
"XE7’s multi-plateform support and of course Bluetooth support are very intuitive and easy to use" - Laura Legue - Software Architect
"Delphi XE7 has given us a new level of integration using connection bluetooth. We can reach almost all platforms using a single tool. It’s amazing and is very easy linking all connections with XE7. And the new Google Glass support is certainty a cherry on the cake." - Kelson Palharini - Developer - Ponto.Sys Sistemas
Enterprise Mobility Services (EMS)
"XE7 Enterprise Mobility Services is exactly what I was looking for" - Darian Miller, CTO, Dealer Marketing Services, Inc.
"XE7 is more responsive, more stable. I’ve been using Delphi for 15 years and still in love with it. That tells it all." - Karim kouni - senior petroleum engineer
"XE7 is mature and stable and very astutely addresses the modern day challenges that a profit conscience company is concerned to be competitive at the lowest investment, yet best quality." - Gerhard Stoltz U-RAD Technologies
"With XE7 Embarcadero continues taking Delphi to a whole new level with constant focus on quality improvements as well as new features. It’s the development platform of choice for me and it keeps getting better." - Darian Miller, CTO, Dealer Marketing Services, Inc.
"XE7 is one of the best releases in recent memory especially with the multi-device designer, no one else has anything like this saving me tons of development time." - Richard Baroniunas - Lead Developer - Baron Software
"Wow, big step forward. If you really want to go multi-platform, RAD Studio XE7 is _the_ choice." - Oliver Funcke - CEO - Software Union G.m.b.H.
"XE7 is the best tool for developing real multi-platform applications." - Carlo Barazzetta - Software Architect - Ethea Srl
"XE7 appears to be more stable and the new features for multi devices are amazing. With XE7 I really have one code for multiple platforms, simple and fast." - Rogério Lagares Xavier - Senior Analyst - Banco Público Federal
"I can’t see how you CAN’T get excited over a platform that lets you deploy to Windows, Mac, Android and iOS in native code with a common code base, using either Pascal or C++." - Tom Marchione - CEO - XMS Corporation
"XE7 is a very polished and stable release for mobile development. I’m a Delphi developer from days past. This release was the one that brought me back from the craziness of Visual Studio/Xamarin and the Apple XCode nightmare." - Zachary Burns - Senior Developer - Midas
Share your XE7 First Impressions - take the survey
If you want to share your XE7 first impressions with us you can use the Survey Monkey survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZDBR8RV