Archive for category: Delphi

CopyReaderToClientDataSet after XE2 – Where are you?

CopyReaderToClientDataSet copies the contents of a TDBXReader into a TClientDataSet instance. It returns the same TClientDataSet instance that was passed to this method. CopyReaderToClientDataSet is part of the Data.DBXDBReaders.TDBXDataSetReader class until Delphi/C++Builder XE2, however in XE3 it changed a little bit, it became part of a new class called Data.DBXCDSReaders.TDBXClientDataSetReader. I got several e-mails from my blog readers that downloaded some of my […]

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Delphi XE5 Update 2 – many bug fixes on FireMonkey for iOS, Android and compiler

Another update available for Delphi XE5 and C++Builder XE5, the Update 2 is has lots of bug fixes covering several areas, specially on FireMonkey for Android, iOS, Windows and Mac. The Update is available for registered users and you can find on the following links. Just a friendly remind that you need to Uninstall your […]

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Delphi XE5 Update 1 – fixes for serious issues on ClientDataSet

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The Update 1 for Delphi XE5 and C++Builder XE5 has been released. This update touch some areas like FireDAC, FireMonkey, Debugger, IDE and mainly ClientDataSet. Below a list of fixes related to ClientDataSet, which I consider critical errors and a blocker for anyone that was looking to migrate to XE5. Quality Central Reference No. Summary […]

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What’s new in Delphi XE4?

This time you didn’t have to way a full year to see a new Delphi release, 8 months after XE3 release Delphi XE4 is out. iOS development is the major topic of course and bring the second version of FireMonkey to iOS, a lot of expectation on this topic specially after XE2. Also there is […]

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Delphi XE4 official announcement coming

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In general you expect a new version of Delphi around August, this year is going to be different, Delphi XE4 is coming next week. I just heard that next week Embarcadero is going to announce Delphi XE4, which is part of RAD Studio XE4 and will include C++Builder XE4 and HTML5 Builder. An important change initiated last […]

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What does AnyDAC acquisition by Embarcadero mean for Delphi and C++Builder Developers?

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Finally the day has come, Embarcadero acquired AnyDAC and there is a lot to talk about, early last year I invested a lot of time evaluating AnyDAC and know you know why – I was very impressive with the amount of features,  AnyDAC is everything dbExpress tried to be and never reached. The reason I […]

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Update 2 for Delphi XE3 and C++Builder XE3

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Update 2 for Delphi XE3 and C++Builder XE3 is available, the majority of bugs fixed on this update are related with C++ 64-bit compiler, the Update 2 bug fix list is available here. If you have a previous version of XE3 installed, you must uninstall it. In case you installed Platform Assistant before, you also […]

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Shell Extension for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit with Delphi XE2 or XE3

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Compile Delphi code for 64-bit platform is possible now with Delphi XE2 and XE3, developers can go beyond Windows 32-bit and start creating Windows Shell Extension for Windows 64-bit. Shell Extensions are in-process COM objects which extends the abilities of Windows OS. In this post I’m going to add two new context menu items in […]

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Delphi XE3 and C++Builder XE3 Hotfix 4

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Korean developers or developers that build applications for Korean market, hotfix 4 for Delphi X3 and C++Builder XE3 is for you. This Hotfix addresses an issue with using Korean IME in FireMonkey and you can download here. More information about Hotfix 1, 2 and 3 can be found here.  

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Delphi XE3 and C++Builder XE3 Hotfixes 1, 2 and 3

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Three new hotfixes are available for Delphi XE3 and C++Builder XE3. Hotfix 1 – addresses an issue with ShowMessage in a FireMonkey application on certain locales on Mac OS X – download Hotfix 2 – addresses issues with the GestureManager in a FireMonkey application – download Hotfix 3 – For Professional edition only, addresses an issue in […]

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