Setting the default and startup layouts in RAD Studio 10.3

Problem: Setting default layouts is different than in previous IDE versions Solution tested on RAD Studio 10.3 An Integrated Development Environment (IDE) desktop layout is a file that records the positions, sizes, contents and visibility of the IDE windows. RAD Studio should let you do basic things with layouts, such as saving them, renaming or deleting […]

CodeRage 2018

Embarcadero’s annual coding event, CodeRage, starts tomorrow. It’s a series of events about Delphi and C++ Builder. There are talks by Embarcadero employees, software vendors with products for RAD Studio, Delphi and Builder and users. CodeRage 2018 lasts for three days and you can see the schedule here. Best of all, it’s free and open […]

Using CData’s Gmail connector in C++ Builder

  Problem: How to use the Gmail FireDAC Enterprise Connector Solution tested on C++ Builder 10.2.3 CData is a company with a clever idea. It writes drivers that connect to various technologies and make them appear as if they were databases. Thus, knowing only SQL, you can read a CVS file, use Google’s Gmail, search with Microsoft’s […]

Using CData’s CSV connector in C++ Builder

  Problem: How to use the CSV FireDAC Enterprise Connector Solution tested on C++ Builder 10.2.2 CData is a company that makes drivers for databases. Although this may sound like a useful but prosaic product, CData has a clever twist. Their mantra is “See the world as a database” and their products take this to heart. They […]