The latest version of Castalia, 2014.11, adds a very interesting feature, "Show Debug Variables". As you step in the code while debugging, you get to see the values where the variables are used. Truly in this case, a picture is much better than a description:

Now even better for Delphi XE7 and RAD Studio XE7 customers, this feature is available for free with the updated version of Castalia, free for registered users, at

So if you own Delphi XE7 and haven't downloaded Castalia, it is time to do it. If you have already downloaded it... it is time to get the new, updated version. For more information, head to