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Delphi vs C# vs Python

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I don’t remember where we found this or who posted it, but we felt it worth sharing. An academic study of Delphi vs C# vs Python. Guess who fares very very well? 2015: A Performance Comparison Of C# 2013, Delphi Xe6, And Python 3.4 Languages And another article, this one about SmallTalk, but ranks Delphi […]

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Delphi and C++ Builder Community Edition are here!

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Embarcadero has just released Delphi Community Edition (and C++ Builder too). That’s awesome news! Get Delphi CE here: https://www.embarcadero.com/products/delphi/starter or C++ Builder CE here: https://www.embarcadero.com/products/cbuilder/starter Delphi CE is the same IDE and compiler as Delphi Professional. Not a crippled IDE! IntraWeb Evaluation/Standard/Ultimate can be installed on it. IntraWeb Evaluation Edition never expires! You can evaluate, learn and experiment […]

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RAD Server 10.2.3 Performance Patch

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“Embarcadero has just released a very significant performance patch for RAD Server. If you are using RAD Server, it is well worth downloading it. You can gain over 10x throughput!” http://blog.marcocantu.com/blog/2018-july-radserver-performance-patch.html

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AVs and False Positives

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Today we received 2 different support requests from users informing that their Antivirus software identified IW14.2.8.exe as a virus/trojan. Among the AV software we find Kapersky, Zone Alarm, Windows Defender and Symantec. Kaspersky is famous for its heuristic engine false positives, specially against binaries compiled by any Delphi version. Zone Alarm shares the same engine so whenever […]

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Server Migration June 7-8

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On the night of June 7-8 (German time) the Atozed server which hosts our purchase point and other vital services will be migrated and there will be some limited down time.   The website and hosted websites will remain up as they are hosted on a different server.

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EMBT Squirrel Gone Missing

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Earlier we had reported that the EMBT forum squirrel had gone on vacation. Thankfully he returned, but he left again and this time he has gone missing. Please assist in locating him so the wheel can spin again and bring back online the EMBT forums. Alternative Delphi Forums Alongside the Indy and other forums we […]

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New Release Coming

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A new CrossTalk release is coming soon. This is a bug fix release. Fixed in this release will be: AV if many threads were started up quickly before CrossTalk could finish loading. Fixed: Collection was modified; enumeration operation may not execute. Occurred under heavy concurrent thread usage.

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Embarcadero Squirrel on Vacation Again

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The squirrel on a wheel which powers the Embarcadero Forums has gone on vacation – again. The Embarcadero forums are thus down and inoperable, again. Although we continue to use the Embarcadero forums when they are up, we would like to remind our customers that we also have web forums for support. In addition to […]