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February 2019 GetIt Package Manager Report

Welcome to the February 2019 GetIt Package Manager report with all the amazing stats from January. New and Updated The following packages were added new or updated this last month. Beyond just updating for 10.3 Rio we see new arrival NexusDB Embedded Free, an 100% Delphi Database that compiles into your exe with no external libraries. A favorite of mine makes its debut in GetIt this month…
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Four Humble Ideas for Embarcadero

Author: NickHodges I hereby humbly offer the following four suggestions to improve the Delphi product and community. Acquire the Assets of DevJet Have you guys seen the stuff done by DevJet? This is some seriously excellent work. They have two main projects — Documentation Insight and Code Insight Plus — that are both excellent, polished, and incredibly useful. Code Insight…
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CodeRage XII: Amazon S3 and Cloud API

Author: Pawe Gowacki CodeRage XII was great! Plenty of contents and great fun. It was not the first time I have been doing a session on using Delphi Cloud API to integrate with Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3). This year I thought it would be cool to go a little bit…
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A Busy Summer!

It was a busy summer. There has been so much happening lately that it is difficult to decide where to start. Earlier this year we launched the milestone RAD Studio 10.2 (aka Tokyo). This August we released Update 10.2.1 that provided a number of highly anticipated quality and feature updates. So, what happened with the BIG September release? As stated before, we are no longer looking for the next…
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Icons8 and Delphi GUIs

Author: Pawe Gowacki Designing graphical users is a combination of different skills. Probably the artistic angle is the most important, but user experience comes close. In Delphi Rapid Application Development paradigm there is hardly the prototyping phase. Your…
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Dark Side of the TDataSet

Author: Bogdan Polak BSC Declaration Why this blog I continue the series of introductory articles into the architecture focused on Delphi environment. I was planning to start this blog with a series of posts that may not be revealing, but allow you to put together a…
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New in 10.2: MariaDB Support

Author: Pawe Gowacki One of the biggest new RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo database features is support for MariaDB open-source relational database. MariaDB is one of the most popular open-source SQL databases. It is a fork from MySQL database, after it has been acquired by Oracle, the original creators of MySQL, started to work on MariaDB, which is highly compatible, some say 95%, with MySQL. Consequently…
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