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Updated IBLite 2017 GetIt Package With License File

IBLite is the localversion of the InterBase database you canembed in your mobile and desktop applications. RAD Studio has full deployment support, so you can easily deploy the required file with your app, both for debug and for store deployment (see image below). IBLiteoffers more features and is a more robust mobile database compared to the commonly usedSQLite. It is also…
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Desktop Development on Windows and Delphi VCL Library

Despite all the push for web and mobile development, which are certainly growing a lot, Windows desktop development is far from death. In fact, at the recent Build 2018 conference Microsoft reported that over the last year the developers using Visual Studio for building…
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Webinar Replay: Embeddable Databases for Mobile Apps: Stress-Free Solutions with InterBase

When it comes to developing mobile applications, keeping data on your device is a must-have feature, but can still be risky. With embedded InterBase, you can deploy high-performance multi-device applications that maintain 256-bit encryption, have a small footprint and need little, if any, administration. What can participants expect to learn: Using InterBase in your mobile apps is easier…
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Why create mobile apps in C++

There are a wide variety of languages used for mobile development: Swift, Objective C, Java, Kotlin, Delphi, C#, and C++. What are the reasons to choose C++? Consider a language along three axes: expressiveness, conciseness, and performance. An expressive language allows…
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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 —…
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New in 10.2.3: CMake Support for iOS and Android

We’ve introduced some great new features for C++Builder in 10.2.3.  Last week, I wrote about CMake support for our compilers. That post covered what CMake is, and how to use it for Windows, both Win32 and Win64.  If you haven’t read it, please do; it’s worth reading before this post. In this post, we’ll cover CMake for mobile, iOS, and Android.  This is both how to…
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Single Board Computers and Delphi Discussion LIVE!

Craig and Jim discussed Single Board Computers (SBC) and Delphi in this Live Episode of The Podcast at Delphi.org If you are wanting to target these boards from Delphi remember if it is an ARM processor you will want to run Android, and if it is an x86 then you…
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Massive Collection Of Design Patterns, Frameworks, Components, And Language Features For Delphi

DeveloperbeNative over on GitHub has a project called Concepts which is a massive collection of Delphi modular demos featuring over twenty differentlanguage features, design patterns and some interresting frameworks, and components. A copy of all of the libraries the Concepts project depends on are included to reduce the hassle of installing them separately. The modular demos include…
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