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Marco is a RAD Studio Product Manager at Embarcadero Technologies, a best-selling Delphi books author, and a Delphi guru. Read More.


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New Tip: TBooleanHelper.ToString and TUseBoolStrs enumeration

There is a little known feature in TBooleanHelper that helps overcome what looks like a shortcoming of the helper design. -- Read blog post.



EKON 23 in October and UK RoadShow in November

I'll be speaking at the EKON 23 conference from October 28th and at a UK roadshow from November 13th. -- Read blog post.

Joint Windows 10 Webinar with Microsoft and Embarcadero

As part of the current series webinars focused on Windows 10, we have a special event coming this Thursday, September 19th, a joint webinar with Microsoft. -- Read blog post.

A Tale of 3 APIs: VCL integration with WinAPI, COM & ShellAPI, WinRT

Last week I gave a webinar with this title and I also want to follow up providing some of that information, and link to demos and replay, in a blog post. The focus is API and platform integration for Delphi applications on Windows. -- Read blog post.



Why Should You Move to Windows 10?

Embarcadero is starting today a webinar and blog post series focused on Windows 10. There are many reasons for moving to Windows 10, but a key point is Microsoft is terminating Windows 7 support fairly soon. -- Read blog post.

More Delphi 10.3.2 patches and an Update on GetIt Installation

There are two new patches for 10.3.2 Embarcadero made available yesterday, and an update from the PM team regarding GetIt installation availability. -- Read blog post.

August 2019 RAD Studio Roadmap Udpate

There is a new official update to the RAD Studio and Delphi roadmap available on the Embarcadero developer community web site. -- Read blog post.



RAD Studio 10.3.2 Runtime Packages Compatibility Patch Released

There is a subtle incompatibility when mixing runtime packages of different RAD Studio 10.3.x releases, and a new patch to resolve the problem. -- Read blog post.

Installation and GetIt Workarounds for Delphi 10.3.2 (Updated)

While some of the Embarcadero servers are still not working, we have made available some alternative options and blogged about them. -- Read blog post.

The new 10.3.2 RAD Server Management Console

RAD Studio 10.3.2 ships with a largely rewritten version of the RAD Server Management Console, a desktop application for managing RAD Server installations. -- Read blog post.