8, 2021 - Announcing .NET 6 — The Fastest .NET Yet
Welcome to .NET 6.
Today’s release is the result of just over a year’s
worth of effort by the .NET Team and community. C# 10
and F# 6 deliver language improvements that make your
code simpler and better. There are massive gains in
performance, which we’ve seen dropping the cost
of hosting cloud services at Microsoft. .NET 6 is the
first release that natively supports Apple Silicon (Arm64)
and has also been improved for Windows Arm64.
10, 2021 - Announcing the Availability of RAD Studio 11
Embarcadero is pleased
to announce the release of Delphi 11, C++Builder 11
and RAD Studio 11. RAD Studio 11 Alexandria builds on
the feature set of the 10.4 releases and offers many
new features, including an improved user experience
with a High DPI IDE.
26, 2020 - RAD Studio 10.4 Sydney is here
We are very excited
to announce the release of Delphi, C++Builder and RAD
Studio 10.4 Sydney. RAD Studio 10.4 delivers significant
improvements for Windows 10 VCL desktop development,
Delphi multi-device development, and developer productivity
that optimize application performance while reducing
time developers spend building and maintaining code.
The installers for RAD Studio 10.4 Sydney, Delphi 10.4
Sydney and C++Builder 10.4 Sydney are available for
download on the following registered users download
23, 2018 - RAD Studio 10.3 Rio is here
We are pleased to
announce the General Availability of RAD Studio 10.3
“Rio”, one of our biggest releases to date.
Spend less time building multi-device applications and
get your apps to market faster with significant enhancements
that enable you to develop graphically sophisticated,
high-performing apps for Windows, macOS, iOS, Android
and Linux Server using the same native code base.
New in 10.3 Rio
10.3 Rio includes the following enhancements:
- An updated Clang-enhanced compiler with C++17 support
for Windows 32-bit.
- Inline variable declaration, type inference, and more
for the Delphi language.
- Updated mobile platform support, including Z-Order
and native controls on Android.
- Enhancements to VCL for High DPI displays, a new VCL
High DPI imagelist, Per Monitor V2 support, new Windows
10 and WinRT APIs.
- RAD Server updates that include new components for
simplifying JSON processing work and building backends
for Sencha Ext JS web applications.
- Improved code completion and debugging for optimized
builds and new libraries for C++ language.
Don’t miss out on the additional developer tools
that expand web enablement, application backend server
and database capabilities for enterprise applications
now included in Enterprise and Architect Editions.
all features here...
23, 2015 - IDERA Announces Intent to Acquire Embarcadero,
Expands Position in Database Management and Developer
HOUSTON, TX –
Oct 7, 2015 – IDERA, the leading provider of database
and infrastructure management software, today announced
an agreement to acquire Embarcadero Technologies, a
market leader of software for database management and
application development. The deal is expected to close
in mid-October, subject to normal closing conditions
Embarcadero’s award-winning software tools help
application developers and database professionals design
systems correctly, accelerate delivery and improve ongoing
performance, regardless of platform or programming language.
Ninety of the Fortune 100 and a community of more than
three million global users rely on Embarcadero software
products to increase productivity, reduce costs, simplify
change management, and support security and compliance.
“Embarcadero invested the last several years
in building out complete solutions to dramatically transform
our customers’ innovation capability, and Idera
will continue to advance that value equation. Idera’s
ability to take the story to market will ensure broader
and deeper customer relationships.”
“Embarcadero is really two great businesses,”
said Randy Jacops, CEO of Idera. “Embarcadero’s
database product portfolio expands Idera’s focus
on world-class solutions to simplify and accelerate
DBA productivity. The application performance tools
deliver similar business benefits to an entirely new
community of users working to build great solutions
for customers. Together, Idera and Embarcadero focus
on driving value for users on the front lines of innovation.”
“We are delighted to join forces with Idera,
particularly given the company’s long-standing
commitment to innovation and customer success,”
said Wayne Williams, CEO of Embarcadero. “Embarcadero
invested the last several years in building out complete
solutions to dramatically transform our customers’
innovation capability, and Idera will continue to advance
that value equation. Idera’s ability to take the
story to market will ensure broader and deeper customer
Embarcadero’s multi-platform database management
products combined with Idera’s deep SQL database
performance management expertise will create the most
comprehensive portfolio of database management solutions
in the market. Customers and partners of the two companies
will benefit from the acquisition through the combined
•Excellent customer service
•High quality software
•Ease of use
19, 2011 - Bug in C++Builder XE2
you get access violation, running an application with
a Delphi component, then comment out in the project's
main form's cpp file the following: //#pragma link "Component_Unit_Name".
Technologies releases RAD Studio XE
RAD Studio XE is a comprehensive application development
suite and the fastest way to visually build GUI-intensive,
data-driven applications for Windows, .NET, PHP and
the Web. RAD Studio includes Delphi®, C++Builder®,
Delphi Prism™, and RadPHP™ enabling developers
to deliver applications up to 5x faster across multiple
Windows, Web, and database platforms.
Studio XE, you can:
build ultra-rich, ultra-fast applications across multiple
* Build applications faster with pre-built components
and drag-and-drop visual design
* Future-proof your applications with native connectivity
to 9 major databases and ready-made components for cloud
* Utilize thousands of free and commercial components
for user interfaces, database, multi-tier, web apps,
industry specific and more
and C++Builder for rapidly building high-performance
native Windows applications
* Delphi Prism for rapidly building .NET and cross-platform
Mono applications which can target Windows, Linux and
Mac OS X
* RadPHP, a complete PHP IDE and the only choice for
rapid drag-and-drop visual development of PHP web applications
* Access to previous versions of Delphi (7, 2007-2010),
C++Builder (6, 2007-2010), Delphi Prism (2009-2011)
at no extra cost
Gmail addresses for component order
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files (such as files ending in .exe) that could contain
damaging executable code. In addition, Gmail does not
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"com", "cpl", "exe",
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this type of message is sent to your Gmail address,
it is bounced back to the sender automatically.
Technologies releases Delphi 2010 with Touch and Major
Upgrades to RAD Studio Product Family
–Aug. 25, 2009 – Embarcadero Technologies,
a leading provider of multi-platform database tools
and developer software, today announced the general
availability of Embarcadero® RAD Studio 2010 which
incorporates new versions of Delphi®, C++Builder®
and Delphi Prism™. RAD Studio 2010 offers breakthrough
capabilities for rapid development of interactive touch
and gesture-based interfaces for new or existing applications
as well as more than 120 new and enhanced features to
increase developer productivity for native Windows and
.NET application development. Key RAD Studio 2010 enhancements
and Gesture Capabilities enable developers to build
modern, interactive touch-based GUI, tablet, touchpad
and kiosk applications with a flexible touch-enabled
component framework that is easy to use and works on
Windows 7 as well as Windows 2000, XP and Vista platforms.
* Extended database connectivity with first-time support
for the popular open-source Firebird database plus updated
drivers for Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL®.
The enhanced DataSnap™ multi-tier framework allows
for broader access to industry standard communication
protocols, including new JSON and REST that enable interoperability
with other services.
* Improved developer productivity with new IDE Insight,
a time saving tool to easily find files, components,
features and settings using simple keystrokes and search
terms; code formatter; C++ Class Explorer; and numerous
* Language and compiler enhancements include new background
compilation for Delphi and C++Builder, Attributes and
RTTI (Run-Time Type Information) for the Delphi language,
new draft C++0x language support and updated Boost,
STL and TR1 libraries in C++Builder; and Aspect Oriented
Programming (AOP) in Delphi Prism.
hardware availability and user demand for natural input
on netbooks, touchpads, and kiosks is outpacing touch-enhanced
application availability,” said Michael Swindell,
vice president of products, Embarcadero Technologies.
“Delphi and C++Builder 2010 make the transition
to new technologies, like touch, seamless for developers.
RAD Studio 2010 is a wise investment because it gives
developers the functionality needed to continually stay
ahead of the curve while using fewer resources and minimizing
Reduce Development Time with RAD Studio 2010
•IDE Insight – a timesaving
tool to easily find files, components, features and
settings using simple keystrokes and search terms
•Code Formatter – to implement consistent
coding styles with minimal effort
•Class Explorer – for a configurable hierarchical
view of class libraries throughout a project and enabling
fast navigation to declarations and implementations
and now available for C++Builder
•Data Visualizers – that make debugging
easier by displaying visual representations of data
in definable forms
•Debugger Thread Control – to freeze, thaw
and isolate individual threads within applications during
debugging to track down problems faster
Releases Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Wash. — July 22, 2009 — Microsoft Corp.
today announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the next versions
of its flagship desktop and server operating systems.
With the completion of this development phase, industry
partners are readying products in time for the Windows
7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 worldwide general launches.
Windows 7 will be generally available to customers around
the world on October 22, and Windows Server 2008 R2
will be generally available on or before that date.
As always, current customers of the Windows Volume Licensing
program, Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers
and TechNet subscribers will be among the first to get
customer access to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008
R2 in the coming weeks.
Studio 2010 Beta 1 Downloads for Windows 7 RC, Vista SP2
and XP SP3
Microsoft has started giving the public a taste of the
next generation of its development platform and tools.
In this regard, the Redmond company made available for
download the first Beta builds of .NET Framework 4.0
and Visual Studio 2010. After being released only to
MSDN subscribers on May 18, two days later, on May 20,
the successors of Visual Studio 2008 and .Net Framework
3.5 were up for grabs with no restrictions, as Microsoft
had opened up the testing process to all, not just participants
with MSDN subscriptions.
beta does have full setup available so you can provision
it yourself. The product is designed to work cleanly
with VS2008, however like any pre-release software you
should be careful about using the product on your main
machine. We are not (yet) opening the product up for
general ‘go live’ usage; our goal is to
get your feedback on the feature set and direction we
are headed,” revealed Jason Zander, general manager,
Visual Studio, Developer Division, Visual Studio 2010
to the Redmond company Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 is
designed to play nice with a range of Windows platforms.
In this regard the software giant indicated that the
bits could be installed on both the 32-bit and the 64-bit
flavors of Windows Vista (all SKUs with the exception
of Starter edition), Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows
Server 2003 SP1 and later, Windows Server 2003 R2 and
later, Windows Server 2008 RTM and SP2, Windows Server
2008 R2 RC Enterprise and Windows 7 RC Ultimate.
Reasons to Upgrade to Delphi 2009 and C++Builder 2009
New Language Features
Delphi generics with full RTL list and collection support.
Delphi anonymous methods. UnicodeString type as the
default string type. C++Builder first commercial vendor
support for upcoming C++0x language standards including
move semantics, scoped enumerations, explicit conversion
operators, static assert and type traits, decltype,
extern templates, and Unicode characters. C++Builder
library additions including TR1 and Boost. Improved
Delphi compatibility in C++Builder with class methods
and static properties
IDE Additions and Enhancements
Shared build configurations. Named option sets to save
and apply build configurations to any project. Delphi
compiler option to treat warnings as errors. Delphi
Class Explorer gives configurable hierarchical view
of class libraries throughout project, fast navigation
to declarations and implementations, and easy addition
of fields and methods. Resource Manager greatly simplifies
the addition of resources to projects. LiveSource two-way
UML modeling now available for C++Builder. Precompiled
header wizard for C++Builder.
New VCL Features
VCL components and themes including TButtonedEdit, TBalloonHints,
TCategoryPanelGroup. PNG image format support in TImage
and TImageList. Ribbon Controls components for creating
Microsoft Office style ribbon interfaces. Enhancements
to TButtons, TEdit, TListView, TTreeView, TLabel, themes,
and Vista Aero support. New version of VCL for the Web
for creating AJAX and Silverlight-enabled rich intranet
and web applications.
Expanded Multi-Tier Database Technology
Next generation DataSnap. New ServerMethods give complete
control over functionality of middle tier. Call procedures
from server as if the code were right on the client.
Continue to use familiar IAppServer interface while
expanding power of application servers. No COM dependencies
in new DataSnap framework. Easily migrate existing servers
to the new architecture.
New Unicode, internationalization and localization
Unicode enabled throughout the IDE. Enhanced Integrated
Translation Environment (ITE) to view and edit VCL forms
and resource strings. Enhanced External Translation
Manager (ETM) to view and edit language resource files
outside the IDE. Enhanced Resource DLL Wizard to create
Win32 resource DLLs for localization. Enhanced Translation
Repository provides a database for translations that
can be shared across projects.
New for COM and ActiveX
Enhanced Import Component wizard to import a type library,
ActiveX control or .NET Assembly. Enhanced Component
wizard to create the unit for a new component . TStringBuilder
for easier and faster string concatenation
re-architected COM/ActiveX support now enables transparent
access to IDL and code. Updated Wizards support wrapping
existing VCL components as ActiveX controls.
Updated additional components and software
InterBase 2009 Developer Edition—up to 20 users
and 80 logical local connections. Updated TeeChart 8.0
charting components. Updated Rave Reports 7.6. Updated
VCL for the Web RAD Web application framework.