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Winners of the Delphi 26th Showcase Challenge

So many great entries for the Delphi 26th Showcase Challenge! There were 170 entries covering a wide range of project types. Everything from games and multimedia to line-of-business and consumer software. Both on VCL on the desktop and FireMonkey on mobile platforms. It is so easy to get wrapped up in our view of what Delphi is useful for, we sometimes miss its amazing flexibility. I recommend…
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How to Speed Up Remote Desktop Applications

One feature update to RAD Studio 10.4.2, driven by analysis showing an increase in the number of developers using remote desktop to development during Covid, has been a speed up to the IDE rendering over Remote Desktop. The main issues focused on were the IDE freezing…
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Delphi 10.4.2 Compiler Speed Improvements

Delphi 10.4.2 Sydney is out, and it is full of new features, fixes, and general quality improvements. I really do believe it is the perfect mix of polish and new features, and everyone I’ve talked to seems to agree. One of the stand-out features is the Delphi compiler…
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What are the best options for mobile app development?

Mobile app development can be categorized into the creation of 3 main types of applications. Native apps, web-based mobile apps, and hybrid apps. What are the differences between native, hybrid, and web applications? The simplest way to describe the difference between native, hybrid, and web apps is: Native apps are compiled binaries that run on the device. They are the fastest and most secure of…
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February 2021 GM Blog - 10.4.2, Delphi's 26th & More!

These are exciting times! As vaccines advance and lockdowns ease, we are ready to get back to business. Like many of you, we never stopped. The hard work of our teams culminated in the release of 10.4.2 while advancing our many initiatives, as our collaboration with partners…
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Final Voting for the Showcase Challenge

With the release of RAD Studio 10.4.2 last week, and the huge number of submissions, it took longer than expected to get all the showcases posted and shared on Twitter. To make sure there is time to vote on all the entries we are extending the voting (via likes and retweets)…
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RAD Studio 10.4.2 Silent Installer Makes It Easy To Automate The Installation Process

RAD Studio 10.4.2 supports silent, automated installation of the product with no UI interaction. Silent Install is available for offline and online installation. In the offline installation there is a GOF file and the setup executable. In the online installation there is a setup executable and an automatic download of the required packages in the background. The Windows SDK installation currently…
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Two New VCL Controls Coming in RAD Studio 10.4.2

Among the new features in the coming release of Delphi, C++ Builder, and RAD Studio 10.4.2 Embarcadero will include two brand new VCL controls, a virtualized list control and a numeric input box. Warning: This blog post covers an unreleased product, which is subject to changes until GA. The release of RAD Studio 10.4.2 is getting closer and you can join our preview webinar tomorrow…
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