News

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…
Read more
News

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…
News

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…
News

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…
Read more
News

Why I Choose Delphi Summary

Over the summer, there has been a number of blog posts on the “Why I Choose Delphi?” topic. While providing personal ideas, they do have common themes and I think there are very interesting to read, for anyone who is using Delphi today (or used it in the past).
News

InterBase 2017 Update 1 Is Now Available

We are pleased to announce general availability of InterBase 2017 Update 1. This update expands on the InterBase 2017 version we release earlier this year and introduced many new features as discussed at…
News

Hotfix for 10.2.1 Inherited VCL Forms Released

This hotfix addresses a bug introduced in RAD Studio 10.2.1 and reported as RSP-18792 in Quality Portal. The issue causes an inherited VCL form to fail to scale on high DPI displays. Actually the fix resolves also a couple of related problems. The download is available…
News

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…
News

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 to AdHoc deployment for iOS. The fix available for download is at: https://cc.embarcadero.com/item/30797 The fix (a single file to install) adds support for building iOS Ad Hoc Applications with RAD Studio 10.2.1 and Xcode 8.2, 8.3.2, or 8.3.3. Before…
Read more