Delphi

2018 Spirit of Delphi Award

If you’ve been a member of the Delphi community for a while you are no doubt aware of the Spirit of Delphi Award. The Spirit of Delphiwas introduced in 1998 It was announced as part of the annual developers conference (called ICON98 as it was during the Inprise era) Winners are selected by the internal Delphi team members Candidates are considered based on their contributions…
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The December 2018 GetIt Package Manager Report

A lot happened for the GetIt Package Manager in November.With the new release of RAD Studio 10.3 Rio the GetIt Package Manager received an overhaul, including a facelift. And with a new release we found a lot ofpackages updated with more updates coming!Want…
Delphi

Directions for ARC Memory Management in Delphi

With the coming 10.3 release, RAD Studio R&D and PM teams are making Delphi’s new directions in memory management official. A few years back, when Embarcadero started building new Delphi compilers for platforms other than Windows there was a lot of discussion how compatible the new Delphi should have been with the current language, in terms of core language features and overall…
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What’s New and Updated in GetIt for October 2018

GetIt is the package manager built into RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder. It includes 214 packages in8 different categories. 38 Library packages 121 Component packages 53 Internet of Things components 60 Trials 4 Industry Templates 2 IDE Plugins 3 Styles 26 Sample…
C++

Prototyping: from Vision to UX Design

You have a great idea for an app, but how do you successfully get from idea to a well designed, functional app your users love? It starts with design wireframing and prototyping, a faster iterative process that requires less coding effort up front so you know what works and…
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API Limits with #FDEC

The FireDAC Enterprise Connectors (#FDEC) by CData and Embarcadero make it really easy to work with various APIs just like you would any SQL database. For example if you want to publish the results of a query to a Google Sheet (which I find incredibly useful) then it is just…
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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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