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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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Custom Managed Records Coming in Delphi 10.3

Beside inline variable declarations, Delphi 10.3 is going to offer another new Object Pascal language extension, custom managed records -- Read blog post.

Introducing Inline Variables in the Delphi Language

The coming 10.3 version of Delphi introduces a very handy feature to the language, local inline variables with local scope and type inference. -- Read blog post.

Directions for ARC Memory Management in Delphi

With the coming 10.3 release, RAD Studio R&D and PM teams are making Delphi's new directions in memory management official. -- Read blog post.

Windows 10 October 2018 Update

This month Microsoft has released a new update of Windows 10 and RAD Studio is ready for it. -- Read blog post.

Embarcadero Releases AppAnalytics Server Source Code

AppAnalytics server source code is being released with a Free Commercial License via GetIt. The clients are available as part of VCL and FireMonkey. -- Read blog post.

The Delphi Compiler and UTF-8 Encoded Source Code Files With no BOM

While the Delphi compiler can handle both ANSI and Unicode source code files, there are scenarios causing trouble, namely UTF-8 files with no BOM. The solution is simple, once you know about the issue. -- Read blog post.

Photos of September Delphi Events: London and Utrecht

Over the past few weeks I spoke at a Delphi user group event in London and a Delphi conference in Utrecht. Here are some pictures and notes. -- Read blog post.

Blogs on Embarcadero Community: Multi Tier Development and Enterprise SKU

I haven't blogged much here in September, because I wrote two blog posts on the Embarcadero community, plus I've been traveling a bit. -- Read blog post.

8-Weeks Delphi Community Edition Bootcamp Starts Next Week

Embarcadero Academy in cooperation with Embarcadero is hosting an in-depth, 8 weeks long, developers bootcamp focused on the new Delphi Community Edition. I'm giving the first week of sessions focused on the Delphi language. -- Read blog post.

New CData Connectors For August 2018

CData has made available new FireDAC connectors, bringing the total to over 100 -- Read blog post.