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RAD Studio 10.2.2 Tokyo February 2018 Patch Re-Released

We have released (after an initial glitch) a patch for Delphi and C++Builder 10.2.2 Tokyo covering a critical Android animation issue and some RTL interface compatibility improvements -- Read blog post.



Delphi 23 and Delphi 10.2.3

Today is Delphi's 23rd birthday and Embarcadero just announced version 10.2.3. Coincidence? ;-) -- Read blog post.

My New RTTI in Delphi Class on Embarcadero Academy

Last week I published a new Delphi language training class focused on RTTI on the Embarcadero Academy web site, and the class has also been added to the "Master Modern Delphi Language" course bundle. -- Read blog post.

Try-Finally Blocks for Protecting Multiple Resources in Delphi

In the Delphi language resource allocations and use is generally protected with try/finally blocks. But what's the best practice for protecting multiple resources? We've had some internal discussions and I'd like to share some of the considerations. -- Read blog post.



HTTP Protocol Related Improvements in Delphi 10.2.2

In Delphi and C++Builder Tokyo 10.2.2 we have added a number of features to the HTTP client and REST client libraries. Here is a summary. -- Read blog post.

My Year in Cities 2017

Following a long tradition of this blog, dating back to 2006 (and continued in each of the following years), here is my year 2017 seen through the cities I've been to. -- Read blog post.

Moving DNS, Some Hiccups Expected

Site and blog might have hiccups in the coming days over DNS transition. -- Read blog post.



DataSet Mapping to JSON for JavaScript client support in RAD Studio 10.2.2

In the latest release of Delphi and C++Builder, Embarcadero has added a new component to the FireDAC BatchMove architecture, to support generating JSON data from database tables, in an easy and flexible way. -- Read blog post.

New VCL Panels in Delphi 10.2.2

Along with the picker controls I described yesterday, the VCL in Delphi 10.2.2 has two additional panel controls: TCardPanel and TStackPanel. -- Read blog post.

Debugging Delphi Apps on Android 8.1 Works

With Android 8.1 Google has fixed an issue preventing debugging of applications on device -- Read blog post.