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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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Delphi Relax Web Scripting on Linux

I've finished porting my Delphi Relax web scripting library to RAD Studio 10.2, adding Linux support. I've also created a new small and focused Linux demo I plan expanding soon. -- Read blog post.



Linux ClientDataSet libmidas.so Now Available

The libmidas.so library required to use the ClientDataSet component on Linux is now available for download. -- Read blog post.

RAD Studio 2017 Themes and Developers Survey

With 10.2 Tokyo shipping, we have renewed our focus to future plans. The RAD Studio PM team has published a summary of the themes for this and the next year, and opened our yearly developers survey to our customers asking input for our future plans and validation of some ideas we are exploring. -- Read blog post.

Windows 10 Creators Update and Delphi 10.2

Today Microsoft shipped Windows 10 Creators Update. I installed it and also did some testing of the Bash shell. From the Delphi perspective, of course. -- Read blog post.



Deploying Files (and PAServer) to Linux via WinSCP

I'm a longtime fan and user of WinSCP. It is great for direct deployment of files (including executable files build in Delphi) to Linux. But it also help deploying PAServer. -- Read blog post.

New Warnings, Illegal Casts, and other Delphi compiler changes in 10.2 Tokyo

While there is no significant new Delphi language feature -- but a brand new Delphi compiler for Linux -- the 10.2 version has a few changes worth mentioning. Also because they can be causing issues when compiling existing code that has borderline code. -- Read blog post.

Konopka Controls, Radiant Shapes, TurboPack and more in GetIt for 10.2 Tokyo

A significant number of the components and libraries distributed on GetIt are available for the newly released RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo, including "bonus pack" items like Konopka Controls and Radiant Shapes. -- Read blog post.



Delphi 10.2 has been Released Today

Today Embarcadero has released Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio 10.2, also known as Tokyo. The new version of the product includes our new Delphi 64-bit compiler for Linux. -- Read blog post.

Delphi Blogs of the Week/Month #51

It has been quite some time from the last installment, and there is a lot to cover -- although I did blog about a summary of the coming Delphi for Linux related news separately. -- Read blog post.

Delphi for Linux is Coming

As you probably know, we are close to the release of a new version of Delphi that will include a Linux compiler and the related tooling and libraries. Here is a collection of specific links and information for you to get ready. -- Read blog post.