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RAD Studio 10.2.3 Delphi CodeInsight (and iOS 11.3) Patch Over the last few months we were able to investigate some very specific CodeInsight bugs (with reproducible cases) and we have been able to work on several fixes to the Code Completion and other areas. A critical one involved the case a developer overaloads a generic method. While some of the fixes will be part of the next major release, some of them could be made available for the 10.2.x product and are included in this patch. One of the issues is purely a compiler issue a customer reported. ...
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.
Speaking at Delphi Conferences in Italy and Poland in June While most of the Delphi conferences in Europe happen in the fall (September and October are generally fairly crowded months), there are also a few regular events in the late spring timeframe. Delphi Day, Italy, June 7th The Delphi Day in Italy is a conference I helped organized for many years and that generally attracts a crowd of about a hundred Delphi professional developers. This year it is taking place on June 7th, with in-depth seminars the day before. The location is Piacenza, whi...
Desktop Development on Windows and Delphi VCL Library Despite all the push for web and mobile development, which are certainly growing a lot, Windows desktop development is far from death. In fact, at the recent Build 2018 conference Microsoft reported that over the last year the developers using Visual Studio for building desktop applications has doubled. On our side, we know the the majority of the RAD Studio customers are still maintaining a lot of Windows applications and building many new ones. Windows Desktop: A Moving API Target Over...
A new mutlti-threading library for Delphi. (darkThreading) My regular readers may be aware that over the past two or three months, I’ve been working on building a new video game engine for Delphi. I’ve also had many other demands on my time, which has meant that I’ve not posted in a while. Today however, I got to the point in the game development project that I’m able to release another of it’s sub-components as an open source library for Delphi. I’d like to introduce you to darkThreading. Introduction Many multi-threading or parallel programming libr...

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