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A Clarification on RAD Studio Versions Numbering

Since version 11, Embarcadero has modified the version numbering scheme of its releases: 11.2 is an update of 11 Alexandria, not a new major version. As announced when Embarcadero released RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 11 Alexandria (see this blog post), the product now has a different version numbering scheme compared to the 10.x series. Let me clarify. First, RAD Studio has two different…
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Announcing the Availability of RAD Studio 11.2 Alexandria

Embarcadero is pleased to announce the release of RAD Studio 11 Alexandria Release 2, also known as RAD Studio 11.2, along with Delphi 11.2 and C++Builder 11.2. RAD Studio 11.2 includes support for the iOS Simulator platform on macOS ARM 64 for the Delphi language, migrates…
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Delphi iOS Simulator Support in RAD Studio 11.2

(Updated on September 7, 2022) Embarcadero has just released the new version of RAD Studio 11 Alexandria, and we want to start sharing with you some of the features of RAD Studio 11 Alexandria Release 2 (or RAD Studio 11.2). Delphi iOS Simulator Support* A few years back, Delphi supported the iOS Simulator platform, running on Intel 32-bit Macs or 64-bit Macs offering 32-bit support. When Apple…
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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…
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Considerations on Delphi and the StackOverflow 2022 Developer Survey

This is the second year Delphi is listed in the very large StackOverflow survey and results for the language are better than last year, even if mixed in some areas. The Delphi programming language is officially listed in the most recent StackOverflow developers surveys. It was present last year and it is there also this year (this time along with the RAD Studio IDE, in the specific…
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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…
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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 showing up in the IDE Welcome Page) or on the my.embarcadero.com download site. Installing this patch is recommended for all RAD…
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