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RAD Studio 10.2: Windows 10 VCL UWP/WinRT Support

Windows 10 VCL Universal Windows Platform (UWP)/WinRT Services and Components has been added to the Run Time Library (RTL). For example, the Windows 10 Notifications Componentand Windows 10 Sharing/Contract Component, for both Object Pascal and C++ is included in RAD Studio, Delphi and/or C++ Builder Introduction/Background on WinRT To implement Windows 8 and Windows 10 features like…
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C++ Builder Header Dependencies

Why should you care about header dependencies in C++? One reason is header dependencies can have an impact on building, refactoring, testing and on the structure of your software. And reducing header dependencies in C++ also reduces compile time dependencies – the…
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FireDAC & ODBC for Paradox and dBase tables.

I continue to get customer requests for options to migrate legacy RAD Studio, Delphi or C++ Builder applications using the Borland Database Engine (BDE) with Paradox and/or dBase files. With the current versions of RAD Studio, you can use theFireDAC ODBC bridge driver to get to Paradox and dBase tables. This is important if you want to…
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FireDAC and Microsoft Azure SQL Database

I’ve started to get requests to use FireDAC with Cloud Databases, like SQL Azure. The question whether or not to put your business data in the cloud is getting easier and easier these days and a lot of that is thanks to Microsoft’s investment in Microsoft…
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Migrating Delphi - Case Studies Webinar

On this webinar we learned how to migrate from older editions of Delphi with some stories of what to look for and how to update your code (including tools and resources to help you along the way) This webinar focused on these three areas for migrating legacy Delphi to the…
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Migrating legacy C++ Builder Apps to C++ Builder 10 Seattle

Migration Considerations – Unicode For the most part, your older C++ Builder source code and forms will import, compile, link and execute in current C++ Builder 10 Seattle, but you may need to make Unicode changes, and re-build 3rd party libraries, if these apply: Any libraries that were built with an older version of C++ Builder will need to be recompiled in order to be used by a…
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