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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 2020

Following a long tradition of this blog, dating back to 2006 (and continued in each of the following years), here is my year 2020 seen through the few cities I've been to. -- Read blog post.



New FireUI App Preview on Play Store

Embarcadero has made available an updated version of the FireUI preview on the Google Play Store, allowing you to preview on an Android device in real time the UI of the app you are building in the IDE. -- Read blog post.

The Case of Delphi Const String Parameters

In Delphi the use of const string parameters is a nice optimization, but as the compiler give us checks for performance, it requires extra developer responsibility -- Read blog post.

RAD Studio 10.4.2 Beta and a Teaser Image

The Delphi 10.4.2 beta is open to customers on active update subscription, plus there was a teaser image released online. -- Read blog post.



The PDF of the Object Pascal Handbook for Delphi 10.4 Sydney is Available from Embarcadero

Embarcadero has made available the new edition of my book on the Delphi language in electronic format -- Read blog post.

Announcing The Delphi 10.4 Sydney Edition of My Object Pascal Handbook

I've finished working on a complete update of my book on the Delphi Object Pascal language, covering all of the new features in the 10.4 release. -- Read blog post.

Delphi 10.4.1 Patches Summary

Embarcadero has released a few patches for Delphi 10.4.1, available in GetIt. Here is a short summary. -- Read blog post.



New Delphi Roadmap Released Earlier This Week

Embarcadero has officially published a new roadmap for RAD Studio covering 2021 plans -- Read blog post.

Online Delphi Conferences November 2020

There are two relevant Delphi conferences coming soon, EKON next week and the DelphiCon later in November -- Read blog post.

Updated and Open Source CanTools Wizards

I've updated some of my old Delphi IDE wizards and shared the source code (under MIT license) in GitHub. -- Read blog post.