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Install Delphi and C++Builder Starter Side-by-Side

If you already installed C++Builder Starter, and want to install Delphi Starter (available at an 100% discount for a limited time) you can do that. It just takes an extra step. Importantnote: This option is not officially supported. The FAQ specifically states the correct process is to uninstall the old starter, or use a different VM. If you don’t mind going down an unsupported route…
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Three Ways To Easily Embed A Database With Your Android And IOS Apps

There are a number of different embedded databases that you can use with Delphi and C++Builder. InterBase ToGo and IBLite are two embedded databases offered by Embarcadero. SQLite is an embedded SQL database engine developed by the SQLite Consortium. And finally there is TFDMemTable which can save and load data from binary, XML, JSON and query through it’s LocalSQL property. Each embedded…
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Delphi Boot Camp with 100% off Delphi

Author: Stephen Aberle By popular demand, the Delphi Boot Camp is coming September 5th through the 9th. Join us for 5 days of great contentso you can learn the fundamentals of Object Pascal, Delphi and the cross platform ready FireMonkey framework. The webinar repeats…
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Using CMake with the free Embarcadero C++ compiler

Do you want to use CMake with the newly released free compiler? This post quickly runs you through installing both the compiler and CMake, and shows an example build using two C++ files and the corresponding CMakeLists.txt. CMake is a popular third-party build tool. Ensuring…
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Variable Item Height with TListView in 10.1 Berlin

During a recent webinar, we received a question on how to create a list in a FireMonkey multi-device application using RAD Studio Berlin where the item height automatically adjusts itself depending on the content. We have a great new demo that shows you how to calculate text dimensions and how to dynamically adjust the item height in a ListView so that the text fits inside. When ListView items are…
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