Marco Cantu, RAD PM

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Delphi was released over 22 years ago in San Francisco. More than two decades later, the Delphi design philosophy remains steadfastly the same: continual in ...

Last week I was at a large Italian conference (with almost 100 Delphi developers attending) in my city. I gave a keynote on the status and future of Delphi, and there were many other sessions given by Italian Delphi developers and some internation ...

Since Windows 10 Creators Update was released two months ago, we have started seeing reports of issues with runtime package (for example, https://quality.embarcadero.com/browse/ ...

Next Wednesday, June 14th, I'll give a keynote at the Delphi Day conference in Piacenza, Italy, which is also the city where I live (short trip, for sure). This is a conference I used to organize in the past and that Paolo Rossi and Wintech Italia ...

Automatic Reference Counting is the memory management system used by Strings & Interfaces on all platforms, and all objects on Linux and Mobile. Unlike Garbage Collection, ARC is purely deterministic and keeps the developer in control. Join De ...

Tomorrow, June 1st, I'll give a webinar (at 3 different time slots) focused on automatic reference counting memory model in Delphi.. This is the summary: Automatic Reference Counting is the memory management system used by String ...

Given I haven't made one of these monthly posts in some time, I have a rather large collection of relevant blogs psots and links, and so I decided to split the blog post in two. This is focused in full on Delphi Linux, a following one will be gene ...

As you probably know, RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin Update 2 last fall was the first IDE to offer native and direct support for the Windows Desktop Bridge (also known as Centennial Bridge). In short, using the bridge you can create Universal Windows Plat ...

Last week I was in Australia for the ADUG Symposium, invited by the ADUG committee. For more information about this user groups, which is one of the largest and best organized in the Delphi community, refer to ht ...

Over the last week, Embarcadero published a new official RAD Studio roadmap and an additional blog post with Product Manager comments and further information (including a section of mine). Here are the links, in case you missed one of t ...

Marco Cantu, RAD PM created new blog post New FireDAC Database Status Page in Tutorial 1 month ago

Since last year, beside our regular docwiki with the extensive product documentation (it has over a quarter million pages!) Embarcadero has a

Next week on Thursday and Friday I'll be speaking at the ADUG Symposium in Brisbane and Melbourne. The event information is at http://www.adug.org.au/meetings/symposiums/2017-sym ...

Marco Cantu, RAD PM replied to the topic 'REST SERVERS' in the forum. 2 months ago

You are correct, RAD Server was build with this purpose and along those lines, and it allow you to install in a single server multiple runtime packages (each a separate development project), with each package registering multiple endpoints (or APIs). Optionally, you can determine which groups of users can access which endpoints.

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I've finished porting my Delphi Relax web scripting library to RAD Studio 10.2, adding Linux support. I also added a new set of unit tests. The library is available at https://github.com/marcoca ...

To use the ClientDataSet component on Linux Delphi applications you need to distribute the libmidas.so library, the Linux equivalent of midas.dll. We failed to deliver it as part of the 10.2 Tokyo release, and it has been made separately available ...

With 10.2 Tokyo shipping last month, we at Embarcadero have renewed our focus to future plans, while R&D is still busy with fixes, updates, and some additional Tokyo features (mostly C++ for Linux). Themes for 2017/2018 The R ...

With 10.2 Tokyo shipping last month, we at Embarcadero have renewed our focus to future plans, while R&D is still busy with fixes, updates, and some additional Tokyo features (mostly C++ for Linux). Themes for 2017/2018 The R ...

Creators Update Developers Information Today Microsoft shipped Windows 10 Creators Update. You can read some of the key developers information in many places, including:

I'm a longtime fan and user of WinSCP (https://winscp.net/eng/index.php). This is a nice free utility to do SCP (Secure Copy via SSH) to Linux boxes, manage files, remotely, and even perform a variety ...