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Unexpected popup window when debugging in RAD Studio 10.4: Workaround

An unusual bug in 10.4 where an unexpected dialog can appear when debugging has a workaround: temporarily disable the Welcome screen. Update July 21st, 2020 10.4 Patch #2 solves this problem. Please install it instead of using the below workaround. Original Post There is a bug in RAD Studio 10.4 where, when debugging, you may get a dialog you did not expect appear at apparently random times. It…
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Delphi

New in Delphi 10.4: Redesigned Code Insight

In 10.4, we’ve reworked code completion and other features. It’s one of the most significant changes to the IDE in a decade. What do we mean by Code Insight? First, some background. If you’re familiar with Code Insight, skip ahead… Code Insight is our name for a set of IDE productivity features in the editor. For the purposes of this blog post, those features are: Code Completion: the…
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C++

Happy birthday, C++Builder!

Recently, here at Embarcadero we’ve been celebrating a historic birthday, Delphi’s 25th birthday (Feb 14, 1995.) There have been some great blog posts, stories, andpeople sharing on twitter, not to mention an amazing Delphi 1 celebration websiteand an…
Delphi

David Millington’s #Delphi25 Story

Yes, this is really Windows 3.1 — and it’s all due to Delphi. In 1995, I was twelve years old. I’d loved programming since I first encountered a computer: when I was much younger, about four, my parents bought a BBC microcomputer. Apparently I loved it so much…
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C++Builder 10.3.3 Threading and TLS Patch

An issue withthread-local storage that could cause AVs on some Win64 machines has been resolved We’ve just released a patch for C++Builder 10.3.3 that resolves: RSP-27180 64-bit builds crash with threadsCreating and using a thread (eg std::thread) could result in an access violation on some machines. This was caused by an error setting up the Win64 32-byte shadow space inside the…
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