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Developer Direct – IDE Special – 8th April

David, Marco, and I are back again on Wednesday 8th at 11amBST / 12pm CEST to talk about Development within the RAD Studio IDE. After the previous session talking about working from home under Covid19, we asked for input on what you wanted to discuss. From the ideas submitted, we picked a discussion around the IDE. We aim to share top tips and tricks, and also, as David is the Senior Product…
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Developing from home

Working from home – webinar replay As software developers, on the whole, it’s relatively simple to switch to working from home, and many of us work from home regularly, or all the time. However, with a quarter of the world’s population already in lockdown, the…
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Musings from March – Inc Denmark and Poland

This month has seen an ever-changing global situation with the outbreak of the coronavirus. The first timethat I can remember I had to radically change / cancel a live event due to circumstances out of our control. At the start of March we were keeping an eye on the…
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Delphi is turning 25!

This week, Delphi is turning 25, and as part of the celebrations, members of the community have been encouraged to share their stories about Delphi, what they love and how it has helped their careers. Delphi was originally launched on the 14th of February 1995, while I was still at 6th form College. It kind of passed me by, to be honest. At the time, I was just purchasing (well my parents did) my…
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Creating PDF Reports in RAD Server

Creating PDF Reports in RAD Server Reporting is a critical aspect of any enterprise application, but the data and the programming components to create reports are not always available on all platforms? It took a little trial and error to work out the best path to create…
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Attributes for Documenting TEMSDataSetResource

I recently blogged about a number of RAD Server topics, including using TEMSDataSetResource, (the component that enables a TDataSet to be expose as a RESTful resource, and manage all the List, Get, Put, Post, Delete methods – very cool!), how to set named parameters for the TEMSDataSetResource documentation (where multiple keys are passed in e.g. with Master Detail relationships (reviewed…
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Adding Tools into the IDE

Adding tools into the RAD Studio IDE. Now, this isn’t new! But, this week in Sweden, I spoke to a developer who has been using Delphi for years and didn’t know about this handy trick. As I am currently working over a series when I’m developing a RESTful backend and…
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Master Detail data in RAD Server using TEMSDataSetResource

Master Detail data in RAD Server The TEMSDataSetResource is a very powerful component that enables rapid development of full document REST API’s for TDataSet using RAD Server. Using TEMSDataSetResource, along with traditional master detail relationship configurations, it is possible to expose, and automatically document data APIs via REST with no code at all. In this article, I will cover…
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