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Real-world large C++ build times and TwineCompile

TwineCompile is an addon for C++Builder that is currently in GetIt for free to update subscription customers, for all editions, including Pro. Let’s see how well it works with real-world projects. TwineCompile speeds up C++Builder compile time significantly. To test this, we got two large open source C++ libraries which build with C++Builder: Xerces and SDL 2. Xerces is an XML library, and…
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C++Builder 10.4.1 Event Handler and RTTI Patch

We’ve just released a patch for C++Builder 10.4.1 which affects using components written in C++ in the form designer. This patch addresses the following issue: Event handlers were not always generated in the IDE with a compatible method signature to the event…
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New for the IDE in RAD Studio 10.4.1

RAD Studio 10.4.1 is a quality-focused release, and this goes for the IDE! We’ve addressed many items including some very commonly requested changes; read more below. A ‘quality-focused release’ means one where we introduce very few new features, and focus 95% of our development efforts on quality. 10.4.1 has had a lot of work in the IDE and will be much smoother for you once you install.
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IDE Plugins in RAD Studio 10.4.1

RAD Studio has a great ecosystem of third party vendors, providing both components and IDE plugins, software that lives within the IDE itself. In RAD Studio 10.4.1, we made some changes to our docked windows support (a docked window is a pane like the Structure, Projects or…
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New for Delphi Code Insight in 10.4.1

Delphi 10.4.1 is a quality-focused release, and this goes for code completion too! As well as helping you mimic classic code completion behaviour, we’ve fixed and tweaked many items. When RAD Studio 10.4 was released, we redesigned Code Insight. While old…
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Issues mixing Classic and Clang objects: Linker warnings & improving app stability

The C++Builder linker will warn you when you mix object files linked with classic and clang together, helping you avoid linker or runtime errors. Today in 2020, we recommend using the modern Clang compilers, especially with the work we’ve been doing for Win64 (eg entirely new debugger) and the RTL improvements to make upgrading from classic easy. However, many customers upgrade in steps…
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C++Builder and Platforms Support

David Millington (Senior Product Manager), Atanas Popov (General Manager, Developer Tools), Kyle Wheeler (General Manager, C++) Over the past year, we have had many customers ask about our plans to continue cross-platform multi-device support in C++Builder. We’d like to…
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10.4 Patch 2 Installation Guide

RAD Studio 10.4 patch 2 was released yesterday, but installing has some manual steps. Here’s how to do it. 10.4 Patch 2 (see Marco’s blog post) solves 51 issues, in areas including debugging instability, Delphi code completion, the IDE, the Delphi compiler, C++ Android exception handling, and more. Unlike normal patches, it requires some manual installation steps — installing the…
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