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DataSet Mapping to JSON for JavaScript client support in RAD Studio 10.2.2

RAD Studio has offered support for JSON in different ways and for a long time. From the JSON system unit (originally part of the DBX space) to the old DataSnap table mapping (also via DBX) and to FireDAC tables to JSON mapping, there are many ways to interact with JSON data structures. However, until the most recent release, we lacked a way to map a dataset to a custom JSON structure — the…
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New VCL Panels in Delphi 10.2.2

With the need to supportmore screen resolutions, while creating nice looking user interfaces and pleasant user experiences, we think it is important tooffer additional ways to build the UI of your VCL applications. This is why in 10.2.2 we introduced two new VCL…
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Debugging Delphi Apps on Android 8.1 Works

When Google introduced Android 8 this summer, they increased the platform security but happened to block socket access to the debugger, basically preventing debugging applications on a device. You’d see the error message “Can’t open socket: Permission…
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New VCL Date and Time Picker Controls in Delphi 10.2.2

We at Embarcadero continue to consider the VCL as the best library for Windows-specific GUI developmentand are continuing the effort of improving and modernizing it, particularly improving the overall support for Windows 10. One of the directions of this effort (along side with styling, WinRT API, Desktop Bridge and more) is the addition of new VCL controls with the look of feel of the…
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Delphi 10.2.2 Has Been Released

As you can see at https://community.embarcadero.com/blogs/entry/rad-studio-10-2-2-released-today, the new version 10.2.2of Delphi, C++Builder, and RAD Studio is now available. The new features are covered in the docWiki…
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Delphi Blogs of the Month #57

As usual, this is a collection of links to relevant blog post and other newws you might heve missed over the recent perios of time, and that relate with Delphi one way or another. Embarcadero News There is a new Sencha MVP program, similar to the RAD Studio…
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Explaining Tasks in Delphi Parallel Library... by Creating too Many Tasks

Recently, I wrote some new demo for Delphi PPL (Parallel Programming Library), while doing some research for an online class — which is available since last week on the Embarcadero Academy site (“Anonymous Methods in Delphi“), along with a new overall bundle of my classes (“Master Modern Delphi Language Techniques“). In the past I’ve used different ways to…
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Hotfix 1 for InterBase 2017 Update 1

Applies to Product InterBase 13.1.0.264 (InterBase 2017 Update 1) which was available for download between dates September 19th 2017 and October 23rd 2017. Summary The reason for this hotfix is a crash bug with no workaround in InterBase 2017 Update 1…
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Implementing AJAX and JSONP Support in RAD Server for ExtJS

Idera recently acquired Sencha (https://www.sencha.com/) and has added the company products to the Embarcadero business unit, which produced RAD Studio and also the RAD Server web service technology. A natural question arises on how to use the two products together. While…
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My Courses on the New Embarcadero Academy

The online training site Embarcadero Academy, an independently-run but Embarcadero affiliated training web site, was launched a couple of weeks ago: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170918005798/en/Embarcadero-Academy-Debuts-Online-Courses-Developers-Levels. The academy features classes on different topics, but a lot of them are focused on Delphi programming. You can see the list of Delphi…
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