Embarcadero has acquired the AnyDAC data access libraries from DA-SOFT, including its main author Dmitry Arefiev. These libraries support Delphi and C++ Builder and support connections to a wide range of database servers, including SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Interbase, Firebird, Microsoft Access, and any ODBC connection.
AnyDAC is well liked by Delphi devlopers
…continue reading Embarcadero acquires AnyDAC data access libraries for Delphi, C++ Builder
Embarcadero has released C++ Builder XE3, the first version built on the open source clang front end for the LLVM compiler. This has enabled the product to support many new features, including extensive C++ 11 support and a 64-bit compiler.
While it is a shame that the old Borland C/C++ Compiler is no more,
…continue reading Embarcadero launches C++ Builder XE3: first built on Clang
DevExpress has released an update to its VCL component suite, version 12.1, which includes a Metro-inspired tile control. That is, it looks like a Windows 8 Metro-style application, but in reality it runs as a desktop application. The VCL components support Embarcardero’s Delphi and C++ Builder, but not the FireMonkey library that runs cross-platform.
…continue reading DevExpress offering Metro-inspired Tile control for Delphi VCL, plans to drop support for Delphi 7
A couple of months ago Embarcadero’s John Ray Thomas published a roadmap for the company’s C++ tools. Coming soon: not only a long-awaited 64-bit compiler for Windows, but also native iOS and Android support. On top of that, there are plans for “the very best in C++11 and C99 language and library compliance in the
…continue reading Embarcadero adopts open source Clang for future C++ versions
Embarcadero has released Delphi XE2 Update 4. The depressing news is that you have to uninstall RAD Studio completely before installing the update. The reward is a large number of bug fixes, listed here, as well as new features:
Printing support in FireMonkey OS X Support for Free Pascal 2.6 in FireMonkey iOS New FireMonkey
…continue reading Embarcadero updates Delphi XE2, full reinstall required
I am sure all readers of this blog will know by now that Delphi XE2 (and RAD Studio XE2) has been released, and that to the astonishment of Delphi-watchers it supports not only 64-bit compilation on Windows, but also cross-platform apps for Windows, Mac OS X and even iOS for iPhone and iPad (with Android
…continue reading Delphi XE2 FireMonkey for Windows, Mac, iOS: great idea, but is it usable?
Embarcadero’s CodeRage virtual conference starts next week from October 17 2011, and is worth a look if you have any interest in Delphi or the new RAD Studio XE2.
There are sessions on 64-bit Delphi, the new cross-platform FireMonkey framwork, the new LiveBindings data binding system, Prism (Delphi for .NET), and extras including a session
…continue reading CodeRage free online conference for Delphi and RAD Studio starts next week
Embarcadero has posted its first update for Delphi XE2 and C++Builder XE2. Whether this shows commendable responsiveness, or that that the original release was buggy and premature, is a matter for debate.
Either way, the list of fixed bugs is extensive. There is also a copyright issue, since Embarcadero says – note use of that
…continue reading Delphi and RAD Studio XE2 gets its first update as Embarcadero confesses copyright issue