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std::out &lt&lt "Happy 35th birthday, C++!"

C++ has a long history, beginning in 1979, with Cpre, which added classes to C. By 1980, it was C with Classes. And then in December of 1983, the term C++ was first used, suggested by Rick Mascitti. That’s thirty-five years ago this year! Read more in this fascinating article by Bjarne Stroustrup, which also discusses many other aspects of C++’s history. We also recently…
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August 2018 Roadmap Commentary from Product Management

2018 has been a very exciting year so far for Embarcadero. In our roadmap, you can find the key features that we’ve planned for calendar year 2018/2019. Before we get to the details of our updated roadmap, we wanted to recap what we’ve delivered so far: Back in March, we introduced RAD Studio 10.2.3, also known as 10.2 Tokyo Release 3, of Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio. This was the third…
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Opening a PDF on Android with Delphi

Intents on Android using API 26 to open PDF documents. The Google Play store recently updated its requirements, so new apps were submitted with an API level of 26 as the target. While this was relatively simple to accomplish by updating the AndroidManifest.Template, the…
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Create App Store ready apps with Community Edition

Start building visually stunning multi-device applications right away with these great tools accessible from the IDE’s Welcome Page. TIP: If you accidentally close the Welcome Page, you can reopen it by going to View > Welcome Page. This article covers the…
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Learn to program C++ with C++Builder Community Edition: #5 Operators, and final application!

Welcome to the fifth and final episode of Learning C++ with C++Builder Starter.Last time, we had a calculator and numerical input, demonstrating using boost::optional, smart pointers, and more. This post is shorter: it will finish the calculator with operators (implementing addition, subtraction, etc) and end with a full application, ready to move to cross-platform if you wish. Operators The…
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Secrets Of FireDAC: Dynamic Where Clause Using Conditional Substitution Macros

If you are using FireDAC and building your SQL queries manually you may be using more verbose code than is needed. FireDAC has a feature called Macros which allows you to do a variable substitution in your SQL query similar to parameter substitution but for raw SQL. However, in addition to macro substitution you can combine it with conditional substitutions which lets you do the real magic. If you…
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