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Becoming an InterBase VAR: How And Why

An InterBase VAR license is simply a legal agreement between you and Embarcadero that allows you to redistribute InterBase. The benefits of this agreement are outlined below. The Benefits of Being a VAR There are no registration and licensing headaches. VARs typically receive a .SLIP file which they deploy with their application. By simply copying it to the InterBase install directory it inhibits…
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The VCL LockDrawing method in TWinControl

One of the features added to the VCL library in Delphi 11 is the ability to handle Windows WM_SETREDRAW message easily with two specific methods added to the TWinControl class: LockDrawing and UnlockDrawing I was going over my to do list earlier this week and found a not…
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Windows 11 Win32 Debugging Patch for RAD Studio 11.1

A new patch (or hotfix) for RAD Studio 11.1 is now available. The patch addresses a problem that occurs when debugging Win32 apps on Windows 11, in which the IDE appears to freeze at times. When evaluating watches with side effects, opening the Threads view to switch…
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Bookmarks and Navigator are available for RAD Studio 11!

Bookmarks and Navigator, originally known as the Parnassus plugins, are some of our most-requested IDE addons. We’re very glad to let you know they are now available in GetIt for RAD Studio 11. To install, go to the Tools menu in the IDE, GetIt Package Manager, and select the IDE Plugins section in the category selector on the left: Bookmarks is a developer-favourite addon that replaces the…
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C++DelphiHow-To's

Top 10 Webinars: C++ And C++Builder

IF C++ and C++Builder are part of your development repertoire (and even if they aren’t), we invite you to enjoy our top 10 webinars around both, plus a bonus video with a rather influential figure in the history of C++ (scroll to the bottom to find out who it…
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Enter the Skia4Delphi GUI Beauty Contest

TL;DR: Make a cool demo using Skia4Delphi and Delphi 11.1 Alexandria, post it on GitHub, be the envy of all your friends, and maybe win a prize! We all know Delphi is the best tool when it comes to making amazing GUI applications. Use Skia4Delphi to take it to the next level in this contest. Skia is a super powerful, high performance, open source, cross platform 2D graphics library. Thanks to…
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RAD Studio 11.1 Alexandria Patch 1 Available

Today Embarcadero released a patch for RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder 11.1 Alexandria. The patch addresses a few relevant issues in the most recent release and is available to active update subscription customers in the GetIt Package Manager (with a matching alert showing up in the IDE Welcome Page) or on the my.embarcadero.com download site. Installing this patch is recommended for all RAD…
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