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What’s New and Updated in GetIt for October 2018

Written by Jim McKeeth on Posted in Articles

GetIt Package ManagerGetIt is the package manager built into RAD Studio, Delphi, and C++Builder. It includes 214 packages in 8 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 projects

New and updated packages get added to GetIt all the time. Here are a few of the recent changes and the most popular downloads from the month of September.

Enterprise Connectors Updated

The Enterprise Connectors developed in partnership with Embarcadero and CData were recently updated. This is a pretty regular occurrence as they keep up with changes in the various services they work with. What’s different this time is the trials are now available via our website. Now there is just one entry in GetIt. This should make things simpler when you are installing more than one connector at a time. Even after all of those packages left, there are still over 200 packages available in GetIt!

Top 20 Most Popular Downloads

1

JEDI Code Library   The JEDI Code Library (JCL) consists of a set of thoroughly tested and fully documented utility functions and non-visual classes which can be instantly reused in your Delphi and C++ Builder projects.

2

JEDI Visual Component Library   JVCL is a library of over 600 Delphi visual and non-visual Delphi/C++Builder components.

3

Icons8   Icons8 is a single icon pack with 64,800 free icons. Each icon is in 5 flat styles. All free to use with attribution.

4

Aqua Light Slate 2 VCL Style   Aqua Light Slate 2 is a free to use VCL Style.

5

CnWizards   CnPack IDE Wizards (CnWizards) is an extremely popular, well established and comprehensive free open source plug-in toolset for Delphi/C++ Builder/RAD Studio to help improve development efficiency by proving a large number of useful add-ons and wizards to enhance the Delphi/C++ Builder/RAD Studio IDE.

6

AsyncPro for VCL   Async Professional is a comprehensive communications toolkit for Embarcadero Delphi and C++Builder.
Supported on platforms: Win32, Win64.

7

Abbrevia   Abbrevia is a compression toolkit for Delphi and C++Builder.
Supported on platforms: Windows, Android, macOS, iOS.

8

CodeSite Express   CodeSite Express provides live local and remote application logging.

9

Glossy 2 VCL Style   Glossy 2 is a free to use VCL Style.

10

Ribbon Framework   The Ribbon Framework allows the use of the Windows Ribbon Framework in Delphi applications.

Free or Open Source Packages

Completely free to use, some of them are even open source. 

EurekaLog

 

EurekaLog Tools is a set of useful freeware tools, such as Address Lookup, Error Lookup, PE Analyzer, Threads Snapshot, etc. Especially useful for users of EurekaLog (also available in GetIt).

CnPack CnWizards

 

CnPack IDE Wizards (CnWizards) is an extremely popular, well established and comprehensive free open source plug-in toolset for Delphi/C++ Builder/RAD Studio to help improve development efficiency by proving a large number of useful add-ons and wizards to enhance the Delphi/C++ Builder/RAD Studio IDE.

FortesReport

 

The FortesReport is a powerful report generator available as a package of components for Delphi. In FortesReport, the reports are composed of bands that have specific functions in the print stream. You define groupings, sub-levels and totals simply by hierarchical relationship between bands. Moreover, the FortesReport has a rich palette of components for text, charts, formulas, barcodes, filters and layout.

MVCBr

 

MVCBr is a set of experts to create and organize Delphi project following MVC Patterns rules.

New and Updated Commercial Trials

A free trial to get you started on finishing your project.

X-Files  

X-Files Components package contains a full set of advanced visual components.

 

X-DBData Components package was designed to directly use any indexed data structures with db-aware data components.

 

X-DBGrid Component package contains a set of fundamental components designed for database developers.

Skeez

 

Skeez is an animated list view component for Delphi FireMonkey. The package includes derived components: filesystem browser, picture list viewer and audio file list viewer.

EurekaLog

 

EurekaLog is the new Delphi and C++Builder exception tracer tool that gives your application (GUI, Console, Web, etc.) the power to catch all exceptions, memory leaks and detect infinite-loops and deadlocks. It generates a detailed log with the call stack at the point that raised the exception, showing unit, class, method and line number, (see this example), and displays it on screen and optionally sends it back to you via email or to a Web Server (using the HTTP-S/FTP protocols or sending directly to your preferred "Web Bug Tracker" software), thus helping speed up the process of bug-location and resolution by a factor of 10!

OptiVec

 

OptiVec is a complete, hand-optimized set of libraries with over 4000 vector and matrix functions, and complex-number math routines.

OptiVec contains the fully vectorized forms of all operators and math functions of C/C++/Pascal/Delphi for all integer and floating-point (including complex) data types, plus many other real and complex math functions and routines for statistics, analysis, FFT techniques, curve fitting, interpolations, vector and matrix algebra, matrix decomposition, and graphics.

/n Software

There is a big update from /n Software to their Integrator and IP*Works components. These work with both C++Builder and Delphi and add a whole new level of connectivity to your applications.

The GetIt Package Manager

All of the components here, and many more are available via the GetIt Package Manager. If you are using an older version of RAD Studio, Delphi, or C++Builder then you are missing out on the convenience of get GetIt Package Manager. So upgrade today or download the trial.

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