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C++ Compilers that ship with C++Builder 10.3 Rio Embarcadero has RTM'd RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 10.3 Rio (version 20.0) today. You can read the press release here. Included in the release are several C++ compilers. Here are the command line version details for each compiler.   C++Builder 10.3 Rio (20.0) C++ Compilers BCC32 - the classic 32-bit windows compiler BCC32C -  Clang-enhanced compiler with a command line flag compatible only with BCC32 (the classic compiler) BCC32X - command line flag compatible with other...
C++ language update - ISO C++ meeting, Bjarne videos, and more Here are a few recent updates regarding the ISO C++ Language and CPPCon 2019 videos with Bjarne Stroustrup.    Herb Sutter's Trip report: Fall ISO C++ standards meeting (San Diego) "On Saturday November 10, the ISO C++ committee completed its fall meeting in San Diego, California, USA, hosted with thanks by Qualcomm. This was the biggest ISO C++ meeting in our 29-year history, with some 180 people at the meeting, representing 12 nations." https://herbsutter.com/2018/11/13/trip-repo...

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Learning GitHub Basics As I have already written (two weeks ago), there are many reasons to participate in Open Source ecosystem. Now it's time to start doing it and time for some simple exercises with the Open Source project. However, before you submit your first commit to a well known project, you have to practice on your own repository in advance. My demonstration are based on the GitHub system, but it not only for it. Very similarly or even the same scenario will work with other cloud code repo...

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Android Z-Order, Native Controls, and 10.3 Rio Before 10.3 Rio when you used a a platform-native control, like TWebBrowser or TMediaPlayer, you were not able to put other controls on top of them. That stacking of controls is knowns as Z-Order. This was especially annoying when you were using them with the TMultiView (one of my favorite controls), because the drawer would slide out under instead of over the platform-native control. There were ways around it, but it was still frustrating. Z-order represents stacking controls In XE7 we introd...
New in 10.3: IDE UI Improvements in the Main Window In recent RAD Studio releases, we’ve paid a lot of attention to the IDE’s user interface. In 10.2.2, we added a dark theme (one of the most popular changes we’ve made!) and updated the component icons. In RAD Studio 10.3, we have a number of further UI upgrades we’re very pleased to show you. This is the first post in a series about the IDE’s UI and user experience. Without further ado... RAD Studio 10.3! (View full size.) History Delphi and C++Builder’s user interface has grown over the y...

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