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Happy birthday, C++Builder!
Recently, here at Embarcadero we've been celebrating a historic birthday, Delphi's 25th birthday (Feb 14, 1995.) There have been some great blog posts,
, and people
sharing on twitter
, not to mention an amazing
Delphi 1 celebration websit...
26 Feb 2020
RAD Studio 10.3.3 Midas and Delphi Open Array patches
Two patches: an access violation in Midas, and an access violation in a rare case with a method taking an open array parameter We've just released two patches for RAD Studio 10.3.3. RAD Studio 10.3.3 Midas.dll Patch This patch resolves the ...
26 Feb 2020
Linker error using the sensor components for Android in RAD Studio 10.3.3
An issue in Androidapi.Sensor.pas referring to symbols introduced in SDK version 26 will cause an linking error when your app references SDK version 22 If you are building Android applications with C++Builder 10.3.3, you may encounter an error&n...
25 Feb 2020
Issue with localized compilers in RAD Studio and C++Builder 10.3.3
The localized versions of the C++Builder 10.3.3 C++ compilers are not up to date. We've identified an issue in RAD Studio and C++Builder 10.3.3 regarding the localized versions of the C++ compilers. Background In the past, we translated the compi...
25 Feb 2020
David Millington’s #Delphi25 Story
Yes, this is really Windows 3.1 -- and it’s all due to Delphi. In 1995, I was twelve years old. I’d loved programming since I first encountered a computer: when I was much younger, about four, my parents bought a
14 Feb 2020
C++Builder 10.3.3 Threading and TLS Patch
An issue with thread-local storage that could cause AVs on some Win64 machines has been resolved We've just released a patch for C++Builder 10.3.3 that resolves: RSP-27180 64-bit builds crash with threadsCreating and using a thread (eg std::thr...
29 Jan 2020
RAD Studio 10.3.3 iPhone XS and XR Debugging Patch
An issue debugging on iOS devices containing an A12 chip has been resolved We've just released a patch for Delphi and C++Builder 10.3.3 which resolves the following issues: RSP-26709 Debugger 'freezes' on iPhone 11 Pro RSP-25732 Can't debu...
18 Jan 2020
RAD Studio 10.3.3 Android Services Patch
An issue where an Android service would not run has been fixed We've just released a patch for RAD Studio 10.3.3 which resolves the following issue: An issue that prevented an Android service running because it could not load its ...
23 Dec 2019
RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 10.3.3: List of Patches
We've released a number of patches for RAD Studio 10.3.3. To ensure you know about all of them, and can install correctly, here is a list and some overview information. If we release any others, we'll update this blog post with details. Last upd...
16 Dec 2019
Delphi 10.3.3 Android Debugging Patch
Issues debugging Delphi Android 64-bit applications have been resolved We've just released a patch for Delphi 10.3.3, addressing the following issues when debugging Android 64-bit applications on Android devices: RSP-26704 Debugging 64 bit Andr...
16 Dec 2019
RAD Studio 10.3.3 IDE and VCL Patch, and Localization Patch
Issues with the code completion popup window's scrollbar, using action components, and localisation for Japanese, German and French are fixed We've just released two patches for RAD Studio (Delphi and C++Builder) 10.3.3. IDE and VCL Patch Thi...
16 Dec 2019
Rapidly Design, Build, And Develop Powerful Visually Stunning Apps In C++Builder
Many thanks to Eli for this great overview of C++Builder and what it offers to application developers. Embarcadero’s C++Builder is a versatile rapid application development tool which leverages powerful technologies to help you quickly build be...
2 Dec 2019
IDE Improvements in RAD Studio 10.3.3
RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 10.3.3 were released last Thursday, Nov 21 2019. There are a number of
great improvements this release
, and in this post we'll look at some of the tweaks and changes to the IDE itself. Features Editor tabs ...
26 Nov 2019
RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 10.3.2: List of Patches
We've released five patches (also known as hotfixes) for RAD Studio 10.3.2. To ensure you know about all of them, and can install correctly, here is a list and some overview information. If we release any others, we'll update this blog post...
30 Sep 2019
RAD Studio 10.3.2 C++ Debugging Patch
A patch for debugging local variables with the classic and Clang compilers We've just released a patch (what used to be called a hotfix) for an issue affecting C++Builder 10.3.2. Debugging variables in apps built with the Classic bcc32...
26 Sep 2019
Windows 10 and Modern High DPI Display Support in Delphi and C++Builder
Display sizes and resolutions today are often significantly higher resolution than a few years ago. On the machine where I'm writing, I have one 1920x1080 24" external display (once considered a really good size!) plus the 28...
13 Sep 2019
Modern C++ with Modern Windows
This month, September 2019,
Windows 10 now has over 50% market share
according to VentureBeat. It passed Windows 7 in January. Windows 7, which was introduced in 2009, will have support
end in January
, and the message from Microsoft is clear: Windows...
6 Sep 2019
C++Builder and Delphi 10.3.2 Building Changed Files Patch Released
An issue where changes to a file in the IDE would not be reflected in the compiled EXE is fixed We've just released a patch for C++Builder and Delphi 10.3.2 that fixes the following issue: In some situations, modifying a file in the IDE followed by ...
14 Aug 2019
RAD Studio C++ and Delphi Toolchain Patch Released
A patch for debugging local variables for Win32 C++, and linking large Delphi macOS64 apps Updated Sep 26 2019 - see below We've just released a patch (what used to be called a hotfix) for two issues affecting Delphi and C++Builder 10.3.2. ...
14 Aug 2019
Delphi 10.3.2 macOS Debugging Patch Released
A patch for debugging parameters in macOS64 apps built with Delphi 10.3.2 If you are debugging macOS 64-bit applications built with Delphi 10.3.2, you may encounter an issue where method parameters, when inspected or evaluated, display incorrect data...
9 Aug 2019
Boost 1.68 for Win32 and Win64 in C++Builder 10.3.2
RAD Studio 10.3.2 comes with the up-to-date version 1.68 of Boost for both Win32 and Win64 Clang-enhanced compilers, plus Boost for the classic compiler The 10.3.x version of C++Builder has focused so far on
upgrading the C++ toolchain
5 Aug 2019
New in RAD Studio 10.3.2: IDE Improvements
Delphi and C++Builder 10.3.2 benefit from a snappy, performant IDE, and other IDE tweaks In RAD Studio 10.3.2, we had a particular focus on IDE quality. Back in November, we introduced a new look and feel for the RAD Studio IDE. Overall this was...
1 Aug 2019
Installing C++Builder 10.3.2, Boost, and more
RAD Studio 10.3.2's online installer, and a GetIt server for Boost and other libraries for 10.3.2, are online. As you may know, we have had some server issues recently which have affected installation. During this time, the
workaround to ins...
1 Aug 2019
New in 10.3.2: C++ Code Insight Features and Improvements
10.3.2 includes async parameter completion, tooltip insight and go to definition for Clang-enhanced compilers, as well as significantly revised code completion In November, we released C++Builder 10.3.0 with an updated Clang-enhanced C++ compiler. Th...
24 Jul 2019
New in 10.3.2: C++17 for Win64 - target all Windows with the C++17 Clang compiler
In C++Builder 10.3.2, you can target both Win32 and Win64 using the C++17 Clang-enhanced compiler. In November, we released C++Builder 10.3.0 with an updated Clang-enhanced C++ compiler. This compiler: Was C++17 compliant Had an updated Dinkumware S...
22 Jul 2019