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Learn to program with C++Builder: #3, Design, Architecture, and UIs

Update July 24, 2018: With the just-released Community Edition of C++Builder, we’ve updated these posts. Please visit the new version of this blog post here. Community Edition replaces the old Starter edition, and is a full-featured, free, Professional-level edition of C++Builder.  It and the updated ‘Learn programming’ course are well worth checking…
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What is RAD Server and How You Can Use It?

Author: Emailx45 I’m digging the new job. Lots of interesting things going on. Lots of great plans. Now, you may not realize it, but I’m the Director of Product Management for all the Embarcadero products, including a very cool product named RAD Server. Many of…
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FireMonkey vs. VCL

Frequently when I am talking about the VCL or FireMonkey I get some of these common questions: Is VCL deprecated? Which is better FMX or VCL? If I am starting a new app today, should I use VCL or FMX? The first is easy to answer, the other two are a little harder. The VCL…
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Migrating Delphi - Case Studies Webinar

On this webinar we learned how to migrate from older editions of Delphi with some stories of what to look for and how to update your code (including tools and resources to help you along the way) This webinar focused on these three areas for migrating legacy Delphi to the current Delphi version: * Migrating 3rd Party Components / Libraries * Migrating Unicode * Migrations of Database and…
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Compiling a Million Lines of Code with Delphi

Author: Jack M57168 I was talking with someone the other day about how fast the Delphi compiler was. I decided to build a sample app to see how long it would take to compile a million lines of code. I made a video to show the results . . . I plan to expand…
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Using Migration Tool to Move Your Settings to Update 1

As you can read in the comments of the blog post announcing Berlin 10.1 Update 1, if you are using the GetIt based installer, the registry settings are not preserved as you uninstall, unlike when you are using the traditional ISO-based installer. Beside manually backing up…
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InterBase and Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Author: Steve A416 NOTE: This problem goes away, if you install InterBase XE7 Update 7 or any build of InterBase 2017. We are getting reports from customers who are unable to connect to InterBase after applying the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The error could be: "Cannot attach to password database" or I/O error for file "C:\ProgramData\Application…
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update and RAD Studio

RAD Studio has unmatched support for the recently released Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Delphi and C++Builder offer the best component library for Windows development, the VCL library, and also the ability to target Windows with multi-device cross-platform code using…
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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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