Want more...Satisfaction

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Some of our customers, in their newgroup and blog posts, tell us they want more satisfaction.  I absolutely agree.  While there aren't always specific satisfaction requests, we are constantly listening, surveying, visiting, and working every day to keep developers happy and satisfied.  From time to time, we just can't give some developers the satisfactions they need.  But, I can tell you we try 100% every day, even on weekends.  We have consistently delivered increased capability for all developers over the 27 years that we have been producing compilers, tools, components, and content.  We will continue to deliver everything humanly and technically possible to make your complex software projects simpler to develop.

I know that we will never be able to completely satisfy everyone.  The Rolling Stones remind us that some developers will keep saying "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction".  For those that still want more, we will continue to work until you are completely satisfied.

This year, in RAD Studio XE2, we will deliver many new capabilities for Delphi and C++ including (note: this is a preliminary list that is subject to change between now and when we release):

  • Delphi 64-bit compiler

  • Delphi OS X compiler

  • C++ OS X compiler

  • FireMonkey Platform for creating 32-bit Windows applications for Windows 7, Windows Vista and XP; Server

  • FireMonkey Platform for creating 64-bit Windows applications for Windows 7, Windows Vista and XP; Server 2003 and 2008.

  • FireMonkey Platform for creating OS X 10.6 and 10.7 applications

  • FireMonkey Platform for creating applications for iOS 4.2 and higher

  • VCL (Visual Component Library) for rapidly building 64-bit applications for Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

  • IDE support for building and managing projects for 64-bit Windows

  • IDE support for building and managing projects for OS X

  • Delphi RTL for 64-bit Windows

  • Delphi RTL for OS X

  • C++ RTL for OS X

  • Native zip file RTL support for Delphi and C++

  • RTTI for indexed properties and RTL support

  • C++ RTTI compatibility with Delphi

  • C++ Boost for OS X

  • Dinkumware C++ RTL for OS X

  • Deployment Manager: Deploy Delphi applications to OS X, 32-bit Windows and 64-bit Windows

  • Deployment Manager: Deploy C++ applications to OS X and 32-bit Windows

  • Deployment Manager: Deploy Delphi and C++ applications to Amazon EC2 and Windows Azure

  • Delphi Pointer Analysis for Audits

  • C++ audits

  • C++ Static Code Metrics

  • Debug Delphi 64-bit Windows applications

  • Debug Delphi and C++ OS X applications

  • All dbExpress drivers available for 64-bit Windows

  • dbExpress drivers for OS X – InterBase, Firebird, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Anywhere and Informix

  • dbExpress ODBC Driver

  • LiveBindings connect any type of data to any UI or graphical element in VCL and FireMonkey

  • HTTPS support in stand-alone DataSnap Applications

  • DataSnap server ability to terminate socket connection

  • DataSnap CommunicationTimeout for HTTP protocol

  • DataSnap JavaScript Minification with dispatching

  • DataSnap Heavyweight callbacks support broadcasting to specific callbacks

  • DataSnap Callback channel events for servers and clients

  • DataSnap REST server support for multiple Callback Tunnels

  • DataSnap Session Events for TCP/IP Protocol

  • DataSnap KeepAlive support for TCP transport component

  • DataSnap Monitor and control connections

  • DataSnap wizard source code enabling developers to build their own DataSnap server wizards

  • ClientDataSet support for OS X and 64-bit Windows

  • DataSnap Desktop Client Connectors for 64-bit Windows, OS X, and Windows Phone 7

  • DataSnap Mobile Client Connectors for IOs, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone 7

  • InterBase XE Developer Edition inlcuded for up to 20 users and 80 logical connections

  • MetaData support for TAzureQueueManagement

  • Amazon Simple Storage Service API

  • Amazon Queue Service API

  • Amazon SimpleDB API

  • FastReport VCL 4 RAD Edition reporting tool

  • Documentation Insight - a Delphi XML documentation tool

  • INDY component libraries for Win64 and OS X

  • ActiveX for Delphi Win 64

  • VCL support for Win64

  • VCL Styles: Create VCL applications with enhanced GUI

  • RemObjects Oxygene Compiler 5.0

  • FastReport.net reporting tool

  • RadPHP Build mobile-optimized Web applications

  • RadPHP Visual mobile design surface to see how the interface will look on the device

  • Turn PHP apps into native mobile apps for iOS and Android

  • RadPHP jQuery mobile components


There are also numerous RAD Studio XE2 technical enhancements and quality improvements since RAD Studio XE.  If you are coming from older versions of our products, there are even more new features and improvements.  If you have never used our developer tools, you have thousands of reasons to take a look.

Still want more?  Attend one of our RAD Studio XE2 World Tour cities, Embarcadero Developer Camp in TokyoDelphi Live 2011, Delphi Tage 2011, or one of our many partner and community events, and webinars!  If you can't make it to any of these events, send me an email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and I will be happy to schedule additional online sessions for you, your team, and your friends.
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David Intersimone (known to many as David I.) is a passionate and innovative software industry veteran-often referred to as a developer icon-who extols and educates the world on Embarcadero developer tools. He shares his visions as an active member of the industry speaking circuit and is tapped as an expert source by the media. He is a long-standing champion of architects, developers and database professionals and works to ensure that their needs are folded into Embarcadero's strategic product plans. David holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California.
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