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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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Embarcadero has Released Delphi 10.4.2 Sydney

Embarcadero has announced the release of Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio 10.4.2. -- Read blog post.



Two New VCL Controls Coming in RAD Studio 10.4.2

Among the new features in the coming release of Delphi, C++ Builder, and RAD Studio 10.4.2 Embarcadero will include two brand new VCL controls, a virtualized list control and a numeric input box. -- Read blog post.

26 Years... of Delphi

Today is Delphi 26th anniversary. A very long time... Many things have changed, some more than others. Here's my 26 picks! -- Read blog post.

Join the Great Delphi 26th Birthday Showcase Challenge

Embarcadero has organized a challenge among Delphi developers to celebrate its 26th anniversary. -- Read blog post.



TCoffee and Code, Next Week

Next week I'll participate in a week-long new type of session, a daily virtual coffee break organized by Stephen Ball. -- Read blog post.

Using Apilayer REST APIs from Delphi

Idera has recently acquired apilayer, a company focused on providing scalable REST APIs for use by application developers. It is very easy to use these APIs from a Delphi or C++Builder applications, taking advantage of the integrated REST client library. -- Read blog post.

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.