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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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Considerations on Delphi and the StackOverflow 2022 Developer Survey

This is the second year year Delphi is listed in the very large StackOverflow survey and results for the language are better than last year, even if mixed in some areas. -- Read blog post.

Speaking at Italian Delphi Day 2022

In two weeks, I'll be giving a couple of sessions at the (online) Italian Delphi Day event, organized by Wintech Italia. -- Read blog post.

Recently Released Delphi Patches and Plugins

In case you've missed, Embarcadero had a few releases for Delphi last week: a new patch, Bookmarks and Navigator. -- Read blog post.

The VCL LockDrawing method in TWinControl

One of the features added to the VCL library in Delphi 11 is the ability to handle Windows WM_SETREDRAW message easily with two specific methods added to the TWinControl class: LockDrawing and UnlockDrawing -- Read blog post.

Embarcadero Released InterBase 2020 Update 3

Embarcadero has released a new version of its InterBase flagship database engine, InterBase 2020 Update 3, focused on the product’s quality and usability. -- Read blog post.

RAD Studio 11.1 and Windows PE Security Flags

Delphi and C++Builder in 11.1 enable by default a number of PE security flags for Windows applications, some of which were already available, but a bit hidden. -- Read blog post.

Delphi 11.1 Released Yesterday

Yesterday Embarcadero released the first updated of Delphi 11, with a large focus on quality and stability of the features introduced in the last version, starting with the High DPI IDE. -- Read blog post.

The C++Builder 25th Anniversary: Historical Article on C++ Builder Language Extensions

To help celebrating C++Builder 25th anniversary, I'm republishing a very old article of mine on the C++ language extensions introduced by Borland back then. -- Read blog post.

Delphi 27th Anniversary and WinUI 3 Demo

Just a quick follow up on yesterday's celebrations, announcements, and releases. -- Read blog post.

Delphi’s 27th Anniversary Webinar

Next Monday is Delphi's 27th Anniversary and Embarcadero has organized a webinar to celebrate and to discuss the product status -- Read blog post.