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Custom Managed Records New in Delphi 10.4 Sydney

RAD Studio and Delphi 10.4 Sydney are available now! What is a Managed Record in Delphi? Records in Delphi can have fields of any data type. When a record has plain (non-managed) fields, like numeric or other enumerated values there isn’t much to do for the compiler. Creating and disposing of the record consists of allocating memory or getting rid of the memory location. (Notice that by default…
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New in Delphi 10.4: Redesigned Code Insight

In 10.4, we’ve reworked code completion and other features. It’s one of the most significant changes to the IDE in a decade. What do we mean by Code Insight? First, some background. If you’re familiar with Code Insight, skip ahead… Code Insight is our name for a set of IDE productivity features in the editor. For the purposes of this blog post, those features are: Code Completion: the…
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AlignMix - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is AlignMix, from Cozmix, Inc. AlignMix is a sales territory designer that allows users to manage and leverage a tremendous amount of data in a user-friendly, visually appealing package. AlignMixhas been built in Delphi from the beginning…
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Delphi in Healthcare, Fighting the Corona Pandemic

Delphi in Healthcare, Fighting the Corona Pandemic When a crisis like the coronavirus pandemic hits society, it affects every aspect of human life. It has severely limited our ability to travel and interact with family and loved ones, it has changed how we interact with the…
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Live event : The Apocalypse Coding Group.

Don’t miss Part 7 & 8 of the Apocalypse Coding Group on 25. & 26.04. 14:00 UTC. With: Andrea MagniCraig ChapmanGlenn DufkeIan BarkerJim McKeethan me… Where MVP’s are trying to convince the viewers that they are worthy of this title, although it did not look like this in the Live-Stream 1-6 with 4 hours each.It’s fun and you can annoy us in the live chat! Part-7…
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CEF32 Emulator Framework - Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is CEF32 Emulator Framework, from Alan Conroy. CEF32 is a framework that allows users to emulate hardware configurations, and create their own emulators as well. Delphi and the VCL were key to its development, and Alan did a great job with the…
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Unicode Finder - Embarcadero Cool Apps Selection

Today’s Cool Apps selection is Unicode Finder, from SAGT3K. As the name suggests, Unicode Finder is a utility that allows you to explore the Unicode database to find characters, symbols, and emojis to use in text settings. It was developed in RAD Studio using Delphi and…
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Vector Containers For Delphi

A few weeks back I did an article on C++Builder where I went completely outside my comfort zone and implemented my very first C++ class. Since I have gotten a taste for C++Builder my adventures with C/C++ is going to continue over the next weeks and months, but like so many others, the Corona virus has forced me to prioritize things differently with regards to work. So for the time being my focus…
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