Posts tagged " RAD Server "

This Month in RAD Studio – August 2019

August 26th, 2019 Posted by CodeInsightTV, Embarcadero, News, This Month In RAD Studio No Comment yet

 

This month: It’s raining patches for 10.3.2, Update on Android 64 bit, New Enterprise Connector Drivers, Lots of Webinars and more:

 

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Webinar : Converting a 20 year old Legacy Application to Microservices and Containers

August 21st, 2019 Posted by Embarcadero, News No Comment yet

Update: We had a great response to the webinar. Thanks to everyone who attended. I’ve updated the post below with the recording and links to the other materials.

 


 

Code Partners is co-presenting a webinar next week with Embarcadero, detailing the story of how a major freight company took a 20-year old Delphi 6 client-server application and converted it to a Microservices architecture,  leveraging Kubernetes and containers and still using Delphi.

 

Here’s the description:

 

It’s 2014. Brazil’s largest domestic Freight company is facing a problem. The 20 year old Delphi 6 application which ran a crucial part of their operation could not scale to keep up with the massive growth they were experiencing.

They’d already tried to replace it twice, once with SAP and once with Java, and both projects had failed. Their next attempt had to work.

It’s 2019. Their new operational system is flexible, scalable, saving them money and rock solid. It uses a modern, microservices architecture built on top of Docker and Kubernetes and leveraging DevOps principles.

Oh, and it’s still written in Delphi!

  • Join us for this real world Case Study to learn what happened between 2014 and 2019:
  • Why did the two earlier attempts to rewrite fail?
  • How did an 8 person Delphi development team pull off this massive turnaround in less time than much larger external teams?
  • How did the project pay for itself in reduced Citrix costs alone?
  • How did they architect this new system to provide the elastic scalability and development speed that other systems could not.

 

This is a great story of recognising the value in an existing system, and how migration is often a faster, lower risk approach than a rewrite. It will be  presented by Code Partners’ own Malcolm Groves, Fernando Rizzato from Embarcadero and Kelver Merlotti from Embarcadero Brazil.

The webinar will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 11am AEST (9am in Perth/Singapore, 1pm in New Zealand) and you can register here.

Hope to see you on the webinar!

 

Materials

The materials from the webinar, including:

  • A PDF version of the slides,
  • Fernando’s example Dockerfiles
  • the RAD Server sample code

 

are all available in his github repo here.

 

 

Lastly, here’s the recording. Hope you enjoy it.

 

 

 

This Month in RAD Studio – June 2019

June 25th, 2019 Posted by CodeInsightTV, Embarcadero, This Month In RAD Studio No Comment yet

 

This month: Updated Roadmap for RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder, C++Builder gets a Boost, a bunch of new RAD Server resources and some ways to take back more control of your RAD Studio licensing.

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This Month in RAD Studio – May 2019

May 30th, 2019 Posted by CodeInsightTV, Embarcadero, This Month In RAD Studio No Comment yet

 

This month: Updated Roadmap for RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder, C++Builder gets a Boost, a bunch of new RAD Server resources and some ways to take back more control of your RAD Studio licensing.

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This Month In RAD Studio – April 2019

April 30th, 2019 Posted by CodeInsightTV, Embarcadero, This Month In RAD Studio No Comment yet

This month: New Editor features in 10.3.1, the RAD Server console gets a shiny new look, Web development in Delphi and 3rd party components updates.

 

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Embarcadero 2018/19 Roadmap Update

August 8th, 2018 Posted by Embarcadero, News No Comment yet

Product management at Embarcadero have published more details of the 2018/19 Roadmap.

Covering topics such as RAD Studio 10.3, codenamed Carnival (hmmm, no prizes for guessing the city name for that release. I guess Wagga Wagga will have to wait for 10.4 maybe?), FireMonkey Native Controls, Platform support, VCL and Windows Changes, RAD Server changes, language and debugger changes and more.

Also pleasing to see mention that they have licensed Andreas Hausladen’s excellent IDE Fix Pack and are rolling more of those fixes into the core product.

The full post is here, and it’s definitely worth a read through if you’re a RAD Studio, Delphi, C++Builder or RAD Server user.

RAD Server Performance Improvements

July 23rd, 2018 Posted by Embarcadero, News 1 comment

Marco recently posted details of a patch to RAD Server 10.2.3 that in his tests has boosted performance significantly.

The optimisations cover a few areas, including:

  • memory manager config more appropriate for heavy multithreading
  • processing improvements
  • streamlined license checking

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Web Development with ExtJS for Delphi Developers

March 8th, 2018 Posted by Embarcadero, News, Sencha No Comment yet

We’re teaming up with Embarcadero to hold an event around ExtJS, the very cool web dev framework that came through the Sencha acquisition.

The aim of the event is to show RAD Studio developers how they can leverage ExtJS to extend their Delphi and C++Builder code onto the web. To get you over that initial learning curve so you can start experimenting. One of the nice things about ExtJS, unlike React or Angular, is that it works in a similar way to the VCL and FireMonkey, so RAD developers usually get comfortable very quickly. (more…)

Join Code Partners and help us build Amazing Software

January 19th, 2018 Posted by News No Comment yet

Our Services business is growing nicely, and as a result we’re hiring several experienced RAD Studio developers to work on our customer projects.

The job description is below, but I want to highlight that location is not that important. We’re much more interested in your attitude, experience and creativity than your GPS coordinates. Our team is currently spread across Australia, Asia and Europe, and that’s working just fine for us.

So if you want to work on interesting Delphi and C++Builder projects, covering desktop, mobile, web and the serverside, then read on.

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RAD Studio 10.2.2 Released

January 9th, 2018 Posted by Embarcadero, News No Comment yet

Embarcadero have released RAD Studio 10.2.2 (what would have been called Update 2 in the old days). They actually did this back in December, but I’ve held off posting as their was an issue with the initial release they needed to fix. Now that’s done (and we’re back from the New Year break) I thought I’d better post about it.

Where to get it?

Sarina has a post up with links to downloads for the ISO and Web Installers. Remember to retain your component settings when uninstalling 10.2, or use the Settings Migration Tool to export them and import them into 10.2.2.

What’s in it?

There’s a mixture of bug fixes and new features. The full list of publicly reported bugs that have been addressed is here.

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