Delphi

FireMonkey on Linux!

Author: Pawe Gowacki It did not take long since the release of Delphi Linux compiler to have the ability to build Linux GUIs with Delphi! Just go to http://fmxlinux.com and get the only currently available download of FireMonkey for Linux which is “Free Trial v 0.905”. RAD Studio 10.2 “Tokyo” must be installed. Install the trial after making sure it is not running. It is…
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Why is Delphi for Linux Important?

Author: Todor Geshev I recently asked some of our MVPs why Delphi for Linux was important to them. This is what they had to say . . . “Delphi on Linux expands the Delphi World to large web servers, important for web services, and to small micro servers that can be used…
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Learn to program with C++Builder: #4, Real code and Useful C++: Ownership, smart pointers, styles, and optional values

Update July 24, 2018:With thejust-released Community Edition of C++Builder, we’ve updated these posts. Please visit the new version of this blog post here. Community Editionreplaces 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 worthchecking…
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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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Using the Floating Form Designer in Delphi

The Floating Form Designer is often commented as one of the reasons many developers still love using Delphi 7after almost 14 years. In that time Delphi has moved on a long way,firstly moving to theGalileo(docked) IDE, added unicode,64bit compiler, Generics, Attributes, RTTI (or reflection for .Net people), FireMonkey, cross platform compilers for Mac, iOS and Android…
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C++

Fun with FireMonkey Gradients

Author: Pawe Gowacki Everybody loves colours. Great apps should use colours in clever and original ways. I have been recently spending a lot of time using Delphi XE5 for designing screens for mobile apps and must admit that I really like the way how iOS 7 is using colours and gradients. There is a lot of interesting information about iOS user interface design best practices at “iOS 7 Design…
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