Sarina DuPont - Senior Product Manager

Senior Product Manager, Developer Tools


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Get the Competitive Edge with FireUI The Market Today To stay relevant, be successful and reach users, mobile app developers need to develop multi-device apps. Looking at the latest mobile OS market share stats, iOS and Android is split down the middle in the US, with iOS being prevalent in Japan and Android in Germany (stats from statcounter.com).   US: iOS ~53% Android ~47%   Germany: iOS ~27% Android ~72%   Japan: iOS ~67% Android ~33%       Looking at the stats above illustrates...

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Targeting iOS 12 with RAD Studio Earlier this week, Apple released the new version of iOS, iOS 12. We’ve been testing iOS 12 with 10.2 Tokyo Release 3 and the 10.3 Carnival Beta.  What we support with RAD Studio 10.2.3 today: Building applications that can run on iOS 12 devices using the iOS 11 SDK and Xcode 9.x The new SDK and Xcode version are not supported at this time.   What we plan to support for the new iOS 12 with RAD Studio 10.3: Targeting iOS 12 devices using the iOS 12 SDK and Xcode 10 ...

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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 what needs to be improved - before you invest your hours and dollars coding. Application prototyping is an important part of application development. Since the initial release of iOS back in 2007, many mobile application focu...

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Introducing FireMonkey Stencils Last week, we released the FMX Stencils pack. The FireMonkey Stencils pack was designed to enhance communication between designers and developers who are building multi-device applications using the FireMonkey framework in Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio.   One of the challenges for designers in an application development cycle is understanding the breadth of UI components and styles available in the FireMonkey framework. We addressed this by providing visual assets that match the UI co...
August 2018 Roadmap Commentary from Product Management 2018 has been a very exciting year so far for Embarcadero. In our roadmap, you can find the key features that we’ve planned for calendar year 2018/2019. Before we get to the details of our updated roadmap, we wanted to recap what we’ve delivered so far: Back in March, we introduced RAD Studio 10.2.3, also known as 10.2 Tokyo Release 3, of Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio. This was the third release of Tokyo, and included CMake Command Line Support for C++, Rename Refactoring, Mobile support in...
Deadline Approaching: Google’s new Android API level 26 Requirements [Update: With the 10.3 Carnival Beta, you're now able to target the Google Play Store to meet the new API level requirement. If you're a customer active on Update Subscription, contact your sales representative if you haven't received an invite to join the 10.3 NDA Beta.] If you’re not currently building for Android and your team doesn’t have plans to target Android in the near future, you can disregard this upcoming Google Play Store requirement. Do you know how you will meet the new Google P...

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Create App Store ready apps with Community Edition Start building visually stunning multi-device applications right away with these great tools accessible from the IDE’s Welcome Page.   TIP: If you accidentally close the Welcome Page, you can reopen it by going to View > Welcome Page.  This article covers the following: Guided Tour in the IDE Code Samples and Mobile Snippets Stunning, ready-to-use Application Templates Guided Tour The Guided Tour is a step-by-step bubble pop-up tour that introduces you to the ...
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Introducing Delphi and C++Builder Community Edition Today is a very exciting day for our community. For many years, we've gotten requests from Delphi and C++Builder users that they'd love to see a Community Edition of Delphi and C++Builder.   For the first time ever, we are launching a full featured Community Edition. It is a path for new developers to experience the amazing capabilities of Embarcadero’s developer tools and rediscover Delphi. Nothing comes close to the satisfaction of building an app with the UI tools that we deliver and th...
Are you using Jira? Fill out the survey and get entered into a prize draw In partnership with the wonderful folks at the Ministry of Testing, the Gurock team brings you the Jira Testing Plugin survey! You can participate in the survey here and get entered into a prize draw for Ministry of Testing goodies. Gurock, an Idera, Inc. company, builds popular software testing tools for QA and development teams.    If you love to learn about all things testing, you'll love our first prize: A year long professional membership to the MOT...
Jump start your IoT solution with ready-to-use components Whether your interest in IoT is for fun projects at home, or you’re trying to harness IoT capabilities to capitalize on the growing industry, it can be intimidating to get started. Building multi-device applications that leverage devices that have standard and non-standard profiles, services and characteristics usually requires a significant amount of upfront research and development. With RAD Studio, and our library of IoT device components (which we call ‘ThingConnect’), we make the process of connecting to an IoT component extremely easy.

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