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Using Delphi Parse API with Any Parse Server Hosting

The Parse web site (owned by Facebook) was retired earlier this year. This was a fairly popular BaaS (backend as a service) provider for mobile applications, but something you could use also from desktop apps. Delphi (and also C++Builder, btw) has included ready-to-use components for interfacing Parse APIs for quite some time. It was very easy to set up an account on the system and create an app.
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RAD Studio 10.2.1 HotFix for iOS AdHoc Deployment

We released a hotfix to address a regression (reported as https://quality.embarcadero.com/browse/RSP-18813)in RAD Studio Tokyo Release 1 related with AdHoc deployment for iOS. The fix available for download is at: https://cc.embarcadero.com/item/30797 The…
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Workaround for FMX Memory Leaks on Windows in 10.2.1

Many of our customers today write FireMonkey Windows applications. We recently got some customer reports on FMX memory leaks on Windows using RAD Studio 10.2 Release 1 (or Tokyo Release 1). The issue is reported at https://quality.embarcadero.com/browse/RSP-18774 and…
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Creators Update BPL Loading Issue and Tokyo Release 1

As mentioned in the release notes of Tokyo 10.2.1, the latest release of RAD Studio addresses the issues caused by Windows 10 Creators Update and related with DLL and BPL loading. The issue is caused by a change (a bug!)in the DLL loading algorithm of the operating system, an issue that Microsoft has fixed in the new coming release of Windows 10, currently known as Fall Creators Update.
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Delphi Tokyo Release 1 or 10.2.1 is Now Available

You can read more about the release and its rationale in the PM article published in the community: https://community.embarcadero.com/article/16556-rad-studio-10-2-1-released-today For the actual release information docWiki page, including how to obtain the…
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Understanding Automatic Reference Counting - ARC

Automatic Reference Counting is the memory management system used by Strings & Interfaces on all platforms, and all objects on Linux and Mobile. Unlike Garbage Collection, ARC is purely deterministic and keeps the developer in control. Join Delphi Product Manager Marco…
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Fall 2016 XE8 and 10 Seattle Updates

Embarcadero has just release updates for the XE8 and 10 Seattle versions of Delphi, C++Builder, and RAD Studio, available to customers withan active update subscription. This is part of the ongoing initiative to makeavailable fixes done in newer versions (in this…
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Using Migration Tool to Move Your Settings to Update 1

As you can read in the comments of the blog post announcing Berlin 10.1 Update 1, if you are using the GetIt based installer, the registry settings are not preserved as you uninstall, unlike when you are using the traditional ISO-based installer. Beside manually backing up…