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Learn to Program with Delphi Community Edition: Part 3 - Architecture and Layers of Code

This is Part 3 of our five part “Learn to Program” series. In Part 2, we created “DelphiSuperCalculator” project and learned how to build, run and debug it. Layers Before rushing into writing code it is a good thing to step back first and think about the overall architecture of your app. This typically involves breaking your app into smaller parts and in code a typical metaphor is a…
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Enabling GetIt Install Logs for RAD Studio Installation

At times, RAD Studio GetIt-based web installer stops with some fairly vague error message. These can be due to connectivity issues, odd file system configurations, lack of disk space, an existing partial install, and other causes. But some of the error messages like “operation error” don’t explain the cause of the problem. For the future, we are making sure to surface more…
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RAD Server 10.2.3 Performance Patch

Embarcadero has just released a performance patch for the RAD Studio 10.2.3 version of RAD Server, our REST-basedweb service hosting architecture. Getting The RAD Server Optimization Patch This patch is available athttp://cc.embarcadero.com/item/30838 and…
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Updated IBLite 2017 GetIt Package With License File

IBLite is the localversion of the InterBase database you canembed in your mobile and desktop applications. RAD Studio has full deployment support, so you can easily deploy the required file with your app, both for debug and for store deployment (see image below).
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Delphi Blogs of the Month #60

It has been a while, again, but I’m back with a collection of relevant and notable links of the recent weeks. All of these are interesting reads and worth checking in case you have missed them. Official Embarcadero Updates Idera Adds Web App Text Editing through Froala…
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RAD Studio 10.2.3 Delphi CodeInsight (and iOS 11.3) Patch

We were able to investigate some very specific CodeInsight bugs (with reproducible cases) over the last few months, and we were able to work on several fixes to the Code Completion and other areas. One critical case involved a developer overloading a generic method. While…
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Speaking at Delphi Conferences in Italy and Poland in June

While most of the Delphi conferences in Europe happen in the fall (September and October are generally fairly crowded months), there are also a few regular events in the late spring timeframe. Delphi Day, Italy, June 7th The Delphi Day in Italy is a conference I helped…
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Desktop Development on Windows and Delphi VCL Library

Despite all the push for web and mobile development, which are certainly growing a lot, Windows desktop development is far from death. In fact, at the recent Build 2018 conference Microsoft reported that over the last year the developers using Visual Studio for building desktop applications has doubled. On our side, we know the the majority of the RAD Studio customers are still maintaining a lot…
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