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10.4 Patch #2: Delphi code completion and IDE fixes

10.4 Patch #2, released yesterday, makes many tweaks and changes to DelphiLSP code completion Delphi 10.4 redesigned Code Insight, one of the most significant changes to the Delphi IDE in a decade. It’s now asynchronous and responsive, and uses the compiler as a service in a LSP server. It’s been very well received, with many people who had problems with code completion in the past now…
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Get ready for the 10.4 Beta with Update Subscription

Update Subscription offers many benefits to our Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio customers. Besides key benefits such as access to updates, upgrades and technical support, we also invite our Update Subscription customers to participate in our beta program. Beta…
Delphi

25 Reasons For Using Delphi in 2020

When Delphi 1 was released 25 years ago, I compiled a top ten reasons for using Delphi. This is my original list from the preface of the original Mastering Delphi books: “There are many programming environments you can work with, but Delphi is outstanding for a number of reasons. Here are my top ten reasons to use Delphi, in reverse order: 10. Previous Borland Pascal and C++ compilers 9. The…
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25 years of excellence

Trying to sum up what a programming language and software authoring system like Delphi represents, spanning 25 years no less, is almost insurmountable. Where should I begin? Groundbreaking object orientation? Event driven architecture? A thriving component market? Or perhaps…
Delphi

25 FireMonkey Tips for Delphi's 25th Birthday

In today’s Delphi birthday post, I am including 25 FireMonkey tips for building multi-device applications. 1. Home screens are a popular design paradigm as they display the key app functionality on the first screen, making it easily accessible to the application user.
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Developing client applications using RESTful master-detail data with TRESTResponseDataSetAdapter

This is part 3 in my series of developing an REST server and client application and will focus around using the TRESTResponseDataSetAdapter. In my last two posts, we have created a REST server with a fully documented API using YAML, and exposed 3 datasets with master detail relationships over REST using zero lines of code. If you have not read and watch the videos. I would suggest…
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Get the Most out of Android with 10.3 Rio

This webinar was a bit of a State of Android Development Today as well as a What’s New in 10.3 Rio  for Android. During CodeRage 2018, I presented on what’s new in 10.3 Rio for Android. This webinar. grew out of that session. If you want to access the resources in the slides you can view the slides online. Here is the Q&A log. I’ve gone back and typed answers to all the questions…
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