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RAD Studio 11 Alexandria November Patch Available

Today Embarcadero released a second patch for RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder 11 Alexandria. The patch addresses one significant regression introduced by Patch 1 and improves the support for the latest Apple SDKs on macOS Monterey with a new version of PAServer for macOS. This second patch, called November Patch, is a cumulative patch including also Patch 1 fixes — and therefore we are…
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New FireDAC Driver for SQLite SEE

Embarcadero has made available a new FireDAC driver for the SQLite Encryption Extension (SEE) database. The download is in GetIt and here are some details behind this decision. RAD Studio 11 Alexandria, like previous versions, ships with a FireDAC driver for the…
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Native Windows is Back to Center Stage

With the downplay of UWP, native development is again the primary Windows development model, after 20 years (given we had .NET in between). Native is what Delphi does at its best, so this is great news for us. Over the last couple of weeks there have been  several…
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My November Conferences: EKON 25 and DelphiCon 2021

Over the next two weeks, I’m presenting at two different conferences: EKON 25, in-person in Dusseldorf, Germany, and DelphiCon 2021, Embarcadero largest yearly online event. EKON 25 The EKON conference in Germany is likely the longest running Delphi focused event, celebrating the 25th session this year, certainly a big breakthrough. The conference is in Dusseldorf, November 8th to 10th…
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RAD Studio 11 Alexandria Patch 1 Available

Today Embarcadero released a patch for RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder 11 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…
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The New RAD Server Lite (RSLite) in RAD Studio 11

As part of the RAD Studio 11 Alexandria release we have announced the availability of a new option to deploy and license RAD Server, with the goal of simplifying the deployment for installations not requiring a large amount of REST requests. What is RAD Server? Before I get…
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More VCL Support for Windows 11

With the official release of Windows 11 , Embarcadero has made available some specific VCL styles and I’m offering some coding helpers specific to the new version of the Microsoft desktop OS. More will come over time. After the announcement earlier this year, Microsoft has now officially released Windows 11 last week. Despite some issues running the new operating system on older computers…
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InterBase 2020 Update 2 Released

We are happy to announce that InterBase 2020 Update 2 has been released today. Building on the solid foundation of InterBase 2020, the new update includes a few new features and addresses some customer issues. For general InterBase information see…
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VCL New Features in RAD Studio 11

Now that RAD Studio 11 is out, I want to get back to some of its new features, starting with VCL enhancements. Among the new features in Delphi 11, C++ Builder 11 and RAD Studio 11 one area I’m very happy about is the work the team has done on core VCL components…
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Announcing the Availability of RAD Studio 11 Alexandria

Embarcadero is pleased to announce the release of Delphi 11, C++Builder 11 and RAD Studio 11. RAD Studio 11 Alexandria builds on the feature set of the 10.4 releases and offers many new features, including an improved user experience with a High DPI IDE.  In this blog post, we want to highlight some of the main new features and enhancements in RAD 11. This release introduces numerous new…
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