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InterBase ADO.NET Driver Updated for .NET 6 and Visual Studio 2022

We are happy to announce that Embarcadero has released an updated ADO.NET driver for the InterBase database. The new driver offers: General support for .NET 6 InterBase Events support in ADO.NET Installer support for VS 2022 There are also a number of bug fixes and improvements compared to the previous release of the driver. The source of the driver is on GitHub…
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RAD Studio Quality Portal 2022 User Guide

Embarcadero’s Quality Portal provides a community process for resolving, clarifying, and tracking quality issues regarding Embarcadero’s products and services. Embarcadero customers with an EDN account can create bug reports and feature requests, view other customers’…
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A Delphi Demo with WeatherStack by APILayer

I recently gave a presentation about the use of cloud and REST APIs from Delphi at the Italian Delphi Day conference, at the end of June. Among the various demos, I made some experiments using APILayer REST APIs. In case you don’t know, APILayer is a company that is part of Idera, like Embarcadero. Why REST APIs Before we explore specific APIs and demos, I’d like to discuss the relevance of…
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Speaking at Italian Delphi Day 2022

In two weeks, I’ll be giving a couple of sessions at the (online) Italian Delphi Day event, organized by Wintech Italia. This year the Italian Delphi Day event (one of the longest running yearly Delphi conferences) is scheduled for June 21st to 23rd. Once again…
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The VCL LockDrawing method in TWinControl

One of the features added to the VCL library in Delphi 11 is the ability to handle Windows WM_SETREDRAW message easily with two specific methods added to the TWinControl class: LockDrawing and UnlockDrawing I was going over my to do list earlier this week and found a not that indicated I should follow up to the blog post I did on new VCL features in Delphi and C++Builder 11 about LockDrawing. In…
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RAD Studio 11.1 Alexandria Patch 1 Available

Today Embarcadero released a patch for RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder 11.1 Alexandria. The patch addresses a few relevant issues in the most recent release and is available to active update subscription customers in the GetIt Package Manager (with a matching alert…
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Embarcadero InterBase 2020 Update 3 Released!

I’m delighted to announce that today Embarcadero has released a new version of its InterBase flagship database engine, InterBase 2020 Update 3. With this release, the company continues to improve the product’s quality and usability. UX Enhancements The most visible…
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RAD Studio 11.1 and Windows PE Security Flags

Delphi and C++Builder 11.1 enable a number of PE security flags for Windows applications by default, some of which were previously available but a little hidden. ASLR and other recommended Windows security flags have long been supported by Delphi. In the recent 11.1 release, Embarcadero made it easier to use those flags in both Delphi and C++Builder by surfacing specific linker options, enabling…
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