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What's Coming in 10.4.2 Sydney

Am I the only one who gets excited about new releases? If you look at the RAD Studio Roadmap you will see a new 10.4.2 release of Sydney is scheduled for the first half of 2021. If you are on Update Subscription then you were invited to the NDA 10.4.2 Hunter beta. Well now is your chance for a sneak peek of the next major release of RAD Studio. Delphi, and C++Builder! The What’s Coming in…
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Delphi Showcase Entries Keep Coming!

We’ve officially received more Showcase entries than we expected, and they are amazing! Let’s keep them coming! When I kicked off this Showcase Challenge we had just shy of 50 showcase entries. Now we have over 180! We are extending the deadline to enter and vote on…
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Delphi 26th Birthday Showcase Challenge

Update: New extended the deadline and simplified requirements. Submit until Feb 22nd. Another great Delphi birthday approaches! Let’s celebrate with a Showcase Challenge! A few months ago we launched a new Showcases on our blog. This is the place our fantastic developers show off the amazing programs they create with Delphi or C++Builder. We are close to 50 submissions and know there are…
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Code for Psychopaths, Report Issues for Friends

How often do you think about the people upstream and downstream from you in the software development lifecycle? The following is some lighthearted advice in the area of soft skills for software developers. When you write code you get bugs [insert test driven…
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Visually Designing Apps In Delphi Delivers Up To 5X Productivity Gains Over WPF And Electron

Building a functional, intuitive and visually appealing user interface is vital to the success of an app. It also involving a time-consuming design and coding effort that can be further exacerbated without the tools that enable visual design. Using a WISYWIG (What You See Is What You Get) view model with drag-and-drop components to design app interfaces cuts app development time significantly, and…
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Fast Inverse Square Root in Delphi's Object Pascal

Does Delphi make you a better programmer? Is Object Pascal code more readable? There is an algorithm with a mystery constant that rose to fame in John Carmack’s Quake III Arena C code for quickly estimating the inverse square root of a 32-bit floating-point number. float Q_rsqrt( float number ) { long i; float x2, y; const float threehalfs = 1.5F; x2 = number * 0.5F; y =…
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