C++

What’s New in FireDAC for Firebird in RAD Studio 10.3.1

Among the many databases FireDAC supports, one commonly used by our customers isFirebird(the open source spin-off of InterBase). FireDAC used to have a single driver for Firebird and InterBase, given they still have a significant degree of compatibility after many years, but more recently the R&D team split it in two separate drivers, with more specific configuration settings and…
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C++

New RAD Server Console Ext JS UI in RAD Studio 10.3.1

The new RAD Server Console UI in10.3.1is an additional download from GetIt and it sits side by side with the older console. We’ll integrate it more deeply in the future, but you can start using it easily today. 1. Download from GetIt The new web…
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Target Version for running 10.3 Rio apps on Android 9

When RAD Studio 10.3 Rio applications are executed on Android 9, you get an intermittent error due the call of a restricted API. As an example, this is reported athttps://quality.embarcadero.com/browse/RSP-23008: The issue is a call to a restricted platform API in…
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On the 2018 Spirit of Delphi Award to Cary Jensen

As you can read in details athttps://community.idera.com/developer-tools/b/blog/posts/2018-spirit-of-delphi-award-winnerat the last CodeRage conference Embarcadero resumed the old tradition of giving recognition to an active member of the Delphi developers community, picking contributors in various areas. The blog post above by Jim McKeethhas the entire history of the prize and…
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C++

What's In RAD Studio 10.3 Architect Edition?

Delphi, RAD Studio, and C++Builder are offered in different editions, to balance developers needs and costs. Over the past year, we’ve updated these editions to provide more value to developers at every level. 2018 Updates to Delphi, C++Builder, and RAD…
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New RAD Server Features in RAD Studio 10.3

The version of RAD Server that ships with RAD Studio 10.3 offers a very significant set of enhancements, mostly focused on how a resource (and have a URL) is mapped to classes and methods on the server. While the key idea of having classes (or data modules) that implement resources remains the same, there are two new approaches: First, you can now map the same URL and HTTP Verb to multiple method…
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Delphi

Application Architecture Modernization with Delphi 10.3

Delphi is used to build some of the most powerful client-server applications in the world. From Defense to Healthcare, Delphi has been a reliable choice, especially when customers required high-performance Windows clients. The early 2000s saw a massive focus on homogeneous…
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Delphi RTL Improvements in 10.3 Rio

While working on 10.2 updates, we started delving into some performance issues of the Delphi RTL, that were effecting other libraries like JSON processing, streaming, string processing, DataSnap and RAD Server web services, and more. In many cases, addressing these issues…
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Deferring Delphi Managed Records Support

As you probably remember, I previously posted a 10.3 pre-release blog post onmanaged records in the Delphi language. We had a great beta program for RAD Studio 10.3and received a lot of very valuable feedback from partners and customers.Based on the feedback we received in the beta cycle, we decided to disable the managed records feature in the Delphi language for the 10.3…
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