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Winners of the Delphi 26th Showcase Challenge

So many great entries for the Delphi 26th Showcase Challenge! There were 170 entries covering a wide range of project types. Everything from games and multimedia to line-of-business and consumer software. Both on VCL on the desktop and FireMonkey on mobile platforms. It is so easy to get wrapped up in our view of what Delphi is useful for, we sometimes miss its amazing flexibility. I recommend…
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Delphi 10.4.2 Compiler Speed Improvements

Delphi 10.4.2 Sydney is out, and it is full of new features, fixes, and general quality improvements. I really do believe it is the perfect mix of polish and new features, and everyone I’ve talked to seems to agree. One of the stand-out features is the Delphi compiler…
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Final Voting for the Showcase Challenge

With the release of RAD Studio 10.4.2 last week, and the huge number of submissions, it took longer than expected to get all the showcases posted and shared on Twitter. To make sure there is time to vote on all the entries we are extending the voting (via likes and retweets)…
DelphiResearch

Powerful Built In Database Access Puts Delphi Ahead Of WPF And Electron

How do Delphi, WPF .NET Framework, and Electron perform compared to each other, and what’s the best way to make an objective comparison? Embarcadero commissioned a whitepaper to investigate the differences between Delphi, WPF .NET Framework, and Electron for building Windows desktop applications. The benchmark application – a Windows 10 Calculator clone – was recreated in each framework by…
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What's New 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…
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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…
DelphiResearch

Delphi Provides Long-Term Feasibility Over Ever-Changing Electron And End-of-Life WPF .NET Framework

How do Delphi, WPF .NET Framework, and Electron perform compared to each other, and what’s the best way to make an objective comparison? Embarcadero commissioned a whitepaper to investigate the differences between Delphi, WPF .NET Framework, and Electron for building Windows desktop applications. The benchmark application – a Windows 10 Calculator clone – was recreated in each framework by…
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Delphi 26th Birthday Showcase Challenge

Update: New extended the deadline and simplified requirements. Submit until Feb 22nd. We extended the voting window until Friday, the 5th of March because it took so long to get them all posted, especially with the 10.4.2 release in there. Another great Delphi birthday…
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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 development argument here]. It takes time to test and fix those bugs, but realistically you can never be sure the code is bug free.
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