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Considerations on Delphi and the StackOverflow 2022 Developer Survey

This is the second year 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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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…
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Announcing the Availability of RAD Studio 11.1 Alexandria

Embarcadero is pleased to announce the release of RAD Studio 11 Alexandria Release 1, also known as RAD Studio 11.1, along with Delphi 11.1 and C++Builder 11.1.  The RAD Studio 11.1 Alexandria release enhances the great features introduced in RAD Studio 11, with a focus on usability, performance and stability improvements. It also includes some new functionality, including new database…
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Delphi WinUI 3 Demo

Yesterday, on Delphi’s 27th anniversary Embarcadero released a WinUI 3 demo that I presented in the anniversary webinar. Here is the official announcement along with some more technical information. The demo is available in GetIt. Introduction Microsoft’s Windows App…
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Delphi’s 27th Anniversary Webinar

Next Monday is Delphi’s 27th Anniversary and Embarcadero has organized a webinar to celebrate and to discuss the product status Delphi 1 was introduced on February 14th 1995, 27 years ago next Monday. You can read the recent Delphi Time Warp and Building the Future Embarcadero blog posts, delve into Delphi’s history at delphi.embarcadero.com or my own very old Delphi 10th…
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