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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Introduction to Docker

This is an introduction to Docker for Delphi and RAD Studio developers to get you ready for working with the new Docker support for RAD Server introduced in 10.3.3 Rio. First here is a replay of the Practical Introduction to Docker webinar by Malcolm Groves. It is over 2…
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Attributes for Documenting TEMSDataSetResource

I recently blogged about a number of RAD Server topics, including using TEMSDataSetResource, (the component that enables a TDataSet to be expose as a RESTful resource, and manage all the List, Get, Put, Post, Delete methods – very cool!), how to set named parameters for…
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CodeRage 2019 Mini Series - DataSnap

Follow-up to the CodeRage 2019 Mini Series on“RAD Server, DataSnap, and Client Server Technologies” for the week of December 9 – 12, here are the resources, slides, and code examples used in the CodeRage 2019 Mini Series: Resources: CodeRage 2019 DataSnap Slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iCn7FaDaPi5g9r3nJZO45bFuhM_8D06P/view?usp=sharing DataSnap Labs…
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Access to the CodeRage 2019 Playlists

CodeRage 2019 is a big departure from how we did things online in the past, and seems to be continuing to generate some confusion, so this post is an effort to clarify things. Each week there is a different topic There are multiple short videos around that topic…
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Week of 2nd of December 2019

What’s news for the week of the 2nd of December, 2019 at Embarcadero. PDF Slides This is the first of what I hope to be a semi-regular segment covering what’s new at Embarcadero and in the community. 10.3.3 Rio Released Released on Thursday the 21st of…
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Getting Started with Delphi and Linux Docker Support

Over the last few years, it has become more and more common to deploy server-side solutions (and in fact any type of application) to lightweight containers rather than physical machines or virtual machines, as this allows more flexibility (also in terms of testing), a better way to rebuild the same execution environment, and more scalability. Along with the 10.3.3 release, Embarcadero has started…
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CodeRage 2019 Call for Sessions

It’s time for CodeRage 2019, but we are making some changes to it this year to take advantage of the virtual nature of the conference. This will make it more flexible for attendees in different time zones and attract a greater diversity of content. I did create a…
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GM Update

I want to share some exciting developments and a few housekeeping items. Summer has been busy indeed! We’ve discussed for some time that we plan to upgrade the EDN infrastructure of Embarcadero. That project also involves retiring some old sites, such as Code Central. In addition, we have some changes to SKUs that further enhance the value of Update Subscription. Finally, we want to get your…
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