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With Delphi the Whole World is Under Control

Hamburg, Germany has the largest model railway in the world – The Miniatur Wunderland. Miniature Wunderland is Hamburg’s #1 tourist attraction and attracts 1.3 million visitors from all over the world. It’s particularly distinguished by its high level of…
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FireMonkey vs. VCL

Frequently when I am talking about the VCL or FireMonkey I get some of these common questions: Is VCL deprecated? Which is better FMX or VCL? If I am starting a new app today, should I use VCL or FMX? The first is easy to answer, the other two are a little harder. The VCL (or Visual Component Library) isNOTdeprecated, nor will it be any time soon. As long as there is Windows and the…
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Install Delphi and C++Builder Starter Side-by-Side

If you already installed C++Builder Starter, and want to install Delphi Starter (available at an 100% discount for a limited time) you can do that. It just takes an extra step. Importantnote: This option is not officially supported. The FAQ specifically states the…
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C++ Boot Camp Complete Replay

The complete replays for the C++ Boot Camp are available online, including downloads, slides and the Q&A log. A wealth of information for C++Builder. Content for each day . . . Day 1 –Building your first application with C++Builder Day 2 –Creating fast responsive user interfaces with animations and effects Day 3 –C++11 language deep dive, and online chat…
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New Delphi Seattle MongoDB Sample

I created some more Delphi 10 Seattle samples to show off MongoDB and FireDAC functionality: LocalSQL, Indexing & Geospatial. The first one queries some data from MongoDB allowing you to specify the match, sort and projection, then it stores the results in a DataSet. At…
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CORS on DataSnap REST Server

Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) is a mechanism that enables resources to be shared across domains. Typically this isn’t allowed to prevent security issues. To enable on your DataSnap REST server you can use the following code per MVPNirav Kakufrom…