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Konopka Signature VCL Controls Version 7

A new version of the KSVC bonus package with enhanced HighDPI support is now available in RAD Studio GetIt Package manager. The Konopka Signature VCL Controls library is a VCL library with a nice set of enhanced visual controls and powerful embedded designers. Embarcadero bought the rights from Raize Software a few years ago. In the 10.4.2 time frame, we made some fixes and improvements to…
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Embarcadero expands InterBase support for Visual Studio

Embarcadero has released a new InterBase ADO.NET driver for Visual Studio. The new driver, made available as a Nuget package and listed in the Visual Studio marketplace, will offer Visual Studio 2019 IDE integration and full support for ADO.NET and the Entity Framework. The…
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RAD Studio 10.4.2 General Patch and Delphi Compiler Patch

Embarcadero has just released two patches for RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder 10.4.2. The patches address a few critical issues in the most recent releases and are available to active update subscription customers in the GetIt Package manager. A matching alert shows up in…
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New Delphi’s Object Pascal Style Guide

Embarcadero has just published on the docwiki site an updated version of the language style guide. The document has been updated to cover modern Delphi language features and some changes to the coding style Over the last few months I drove an effort to publish a new Object Pascal style guide for today’s Delphi language. From the preface: “This document is an updated version of the…
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50 Years of Pascal and Delphi is In Power

It’s 50 years of the Pascal language and Delphi is its heir, empowering Pascal developers in today’s complex scenarios, despite being ignored by the Pascal language inventor Niklaus Wirth published the paper “The programming language Pascal” in March 1971…
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Additional Considerations and Links on RAD Studio 10.4.2

I’ve collected a few additional blog posts with information about new features in the latest version of Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio, which is receiving very positive external customers feedback. Last month Embarcadero made available RAD Studio, C++Builder and Delphi 10.4 Sydney Release 2…
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Two New VCL Controls Coming in RAD Studio 10.4.2

Among the new features in the coming release of Delphi, C++ Builder, and RAD Studio 10.4.2 Embarcadero will include two brand new VCL controls, a virtualized list control and a numeric input box. Warning: This blog post covers an unreleased product, which is subject to…
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26 Years... of Delphi

Today is Delphi 26th anniversary. A very long time… Many things have changed, some more than others. Here’s my 26 picks! On February 14th 1995, Borland introduced a new tool for developers, one that sparked a lot of enthusiasm and over 26 years has been used to build applications used by billions of people (think about the good old Skype) and it still being used today for building…
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