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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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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.

New VCL Date and Time Picker Controls in Delphi 10.2.2

There are 4 new VCL controls in Delphi and C++ Builder 10.2.2. In this blog post I'll focus on the two new date and time pickers. -- Read blog post.

Delphi 10.2.2 Has Been Released

Today Embarcadero has released the second update to Delphi 10.2 Tokyo, C++ Builder 10.2 Tokyo and RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo -- Read blog post.



Delphi Blogs of the Month #57

I've been a busy, more than usual, but here is a summary of external blogs and I'm going to be fairly active in the coming days here. -- Read blog post.

Cross JIRA Analysis with FireDAC CDATA JIRA Connector

In Embarcadero, for the RAD Studio project, we have two JIRA systems, that would occasionally fall out of sync. So I used Delphi and the FireDAC CDATA Connector for JIRA to make some automated analysis. Here is some information about the project, including configuration and actual code. -- Read blog post.

New on Embarcadero Academy: CodeRage Replays and my New Course and Bundle

Embarcadero Academy is growing with new content. Most notably, all of the CodeRage online conference replays are available on the site. I added a new course on Anonymous Methods and a course bundle on Modern Delphi Language. -- Read blog post.