Tag Archive for: Embarcadero

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 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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Delphi Developers’ plan for mobile, desktop and n-tier development

Early this year I did a developer survey through my blog. I got over 1500 answers and I safely can say 87% use Delphi as their primarily development tools, the other 13% split between C#, C/C++, PHP and other languages. Mobile Development On the mobile development arena I asked about their company plans for mobile […]

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Macs compatible with OS X Mavericks

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Apple just announced OS X Mavericks and it brings some cool new features. Now come the question “Is my Mac compatible with OS X Mavericks”, below a list of Macs that will be able to run the new OS: iMac (Mid-2007 or later) MacBook (13-inch Aluminum, Late 2008), (13-inch, Early 2009 or later) MacBook Pro […]

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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 […]

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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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Survey 2013 – Help to define the content for my blog in 2013

Dear blog readers, I prepared a short survey and I will appreciate if you can invest 5 minutes of your valuable time answering few questions. My goal with this survey is to learn more about your software development plans for 2013 and identify potential and useful topics to all of you. Also validate some content […]

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