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Building Stunning UIs with C++ and FireMonkey

With many companies taking the “mobile first” approach, building applications that work on multiple platforms is a requirement for success. Developers who know how to build for more than one platform are in demand, while application users have become accustomed to stunning UIs and intuitive UX. Normally, mobile app development requires learning multiple programming languages and tools like…
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SHA Hash with C++Builder and Delphi

I’ve always been fascinated by encryption & compression, but my favorite is probably the cryptographic hash function. A hash function is a one-way algorithm that takes an input of any size and always produces the same size output. It is one-way in that there is…
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Webinar Replay: C++ Software Security Sins

In the world of software development, we are up against new cyber security threats each day, and the risks and consequences of un-secure software is too great to be unaware of.   Join presenter, Mary Kelly, to address the key security sins related to C++ applications, how…
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Using C++ Templates to Write Functions and Classes

C++ Templates : Blueprints for Generic Classes and Functions C++ Templates are a powerful feature within the C++ language that extends your capabilities within C++. Templates are a foundation of generic programming that lets you reuse your source code if you have multiple data types that you wish to pass instead of function overloading or rewrites. Why use templates? To avoid repeating…
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RAD Studio 10.2.3 Webinar Replay

On April 5th,the RAD Studio Product Management teamhosted a deep dive webinar onRAD Studio 10.2.3. In this webinar replay, you will learn about the new C++ enhancements including rename refactoring and CMake capabilities in C++Builder, mobile development…
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C++ Quality in 10.2.3

EveryRAD Studio release, we focus on what we call QPS: Quality, Performance, Stability.Recentreleases of C++Builder have included: 10.2.0: Lots of work on our linker; improved codegen and optimizations;and debugging improvements (minimizing debug info size, better debugging) 10.2.1: CodeGuard for Windows 8.1 and 10; a groupof exception handling…
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New in 10.2.3: CMake Support for iOS and Android

We’ve introduced some great new features for C++Builder in 10.2.3. Last week, I wrote about CMake support for our compilers. That post covered what CMake is, and how to use it for Windows, both Win32 and Win64. If you haven’t read it, please do…
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RAD Studio and Internet Message Format

Introduction The RFC-2822 standard specifies a syntax for text messages that are sent between computer users, within the framework of “electronic mail” messages. The RFC-2822specifies lines should be no longer than 78 characters, and the MIME…
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C++ Builder 10.2.2: DataSet Mapping to JSON for JavaScript client support

Introduction In C++Builder 10.2.2, Embarcadero has added a new component to the FireDAC BatchMove architecture, to support generating JSON data from database tables, in an easy and flexible way. RAD Studio (Delphi and C++ Builder) 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 DataSnap table mapping (also via…
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