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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 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.

The Strange Case of the VCL Forms ClientWidth and the Windows Versions PE Flags

Only a few developers are aware that Windows application behave differently depending on the Windows versions declared in their PE headers in the EXE file. This has some unexpected effects Delphi customers are reporting, due to a core configuration change in Delphi 11, which went unnoticed by most. -- Read blog post.



My Year in Cities 2021

Following a long tradition of this blog, dating back to 2006 (and continued in each of the following years), here is my year 2021 seen through the few cities I've been to, in this second pandemic year. -- Read blog post.

The Impact of Log4j on Software Development with Delphi and C++Builder

Thoughts on the security issues of Log4j, what they imply for the developer community in general, and the specific effect on RAD Studio developers. -- Read blog post.

Appercept AWS SDK for Delphi

As announced yesterday, Embarcadero has started distributing a new AWS SDK for Delphi -- Read blog post.