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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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Essential Delphi 10.3, Three Chapters Done

I'm continuing to work on updating my old Mastering Delphi content for the most recent version of Delphi. -- Read blog post.

Get Ready for 10.4 Beta

Embarcadero officially announced the plans for the 10.4 beta, which will be available to Delphi customers on update subscription. -- Read blog post.

Blog Now Configured as HTTPS

Over the weekend, I reconfigured my blog web site from HTTP to HTTPS -- Read blog post.

Despite Rumors Delphi is Alive and has Frequent Releases

Given there is some baseless and factually wrong information circulating about Delphi this week, I wanted to share some facts and dispute some illogical decisions skewing the data. -- Read blog post.

Chuck J on Delphi Design and Architecture

I'm republishing (with permission) a collection of blog posts from a few years back by Chuck Jazdzewski the original architect of the VCL library in Delphi. Nice perspective for Delphi's 25th anniversary -- Read blog post.

Essential Delphi New Edition, the First Chapter

I've just published a second, incremental version of Essential Delphi 10.3 including the first chapter and the beginning of the second one. -- Read blog post.

My Delphi 25th Anniversary Videos

This is a summary of my videos related with the recent Delphi anniversary, hosted on different YouTube channels. Another pending, but this is the list so far -- Read blog post.

Delphi is 25!

Today is the 25th anniversary of the launch of Delphi 1, an innovative product that transformed and influenced the software development world and has remained active and expanding for 25 years, while offering unique compatibility with existing code -- Read blog post.

25 Reasons For Using Delphi in 2020

From 10 reasons to use Delphi 1 to 25 reasons to use Delphi 10.3, 25 years later -- Read blog post.

Questioning Your Software Design Assumptions

I bumped into an interesting blog post by Bruce Eckel, commenting on one by Julia (aka codingunicorn). Worth some thoughts because I often see general guidelines being interpreted as compulsory rules, regardless of the project. -- Read blog post.