RAD Studio XE5
Multi-device, true native app development for Windows, Mac and mobile
RAD Studio XE5 is app development for building true native apps for Windows, Mac and mobile, and getting them to app stores and enterprises fast. Build apps using the same source codebase without sacrificing app quality, connectivity or performance. With native app support across all major platforms, developers can reach the largest addressable digital markets in the world. RAD Studio XE5 includes Delphi XE5, C++Builder XE5 and HTML5 Builder XE5.
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Create fast, native apps for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS
When you use RAD Studio XE5 for multi-device app development, you can deliver your app natively for PCs, tablets and smartphones running Windows, OS X, iOS and Android. True Native app development lets you deliver script-free native apps that run full-speed directly on the device CPU – so you create faster, richer apps that end users love. Try it free!
Develop once and click to compile to Android and iOS
Develop apps for smartphones and tablets with the only development platform that enables you to create true native apps for Android and iOS from a single source codebase. Your apps can access common mobile device sensors and services, and deliver the best app performance with native GPU and CPU support.
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Upgrading from an earlier version of RAD Studio?
If you're a Windows app developer upgrading from an earlier version of RAD Studio, you will find a lot to like in RAD Studio XE5. In addition to creating mobile apps, there are many great new must-have VCL features and capabilities added in XE5 and recent versions. Here are just a few:
|FireDAC Data Access Library
Fast and powerful Universal Data Access library. Native high-speed direct access to InterBase, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, DataSnap and more.
|REST Client Support
Simple invocation of REST web services with authentication, JSON response manipulation, with dataset and LiveBindings mappings.
Expression-based framework that provides fast, easy and no-code data-binding to bind objects to other objects or to dataset fields.
Control and change the appearance of a complete VCL application with VCL Styles, including the appearance of every part and state of a control.
Push the envelope of performance by creating 64-bit Windows applications that take advantage of the latest hardware and access more memory.
|Windows 8 and Touch
Create Windows 8 applications that incorporate the latest Windows 8 styling and touch/gesture functionality in an easy and accessible way.
See more reasons to upgrade from: RAD Studio 2009, RAD Studio XE, or RAD Studio XE2-XE4.
One codebase, one team
With RAD Studio, your development team can both prototype and develop native apps in standard C++ or Delphi for multiple devices simultaneously. That means no need for multiple projects, schedules, and budgets with separate development teams, tools, languages and libraries to target each device platform.
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Get a fast start and fast results
Visual development and a choice of programming languages enable you to deliver impressive results with less coding effort. Design, prototype and develop your apps with extendable and reusable visual components for faster and highly maintainable development. Learn more >
Buy Now and Get $1,150 in Bonus Software and a Free ebook by Nick Hodges
If you purchase Delphi XE5 before Dec. 31st, you will receive a Bonus Pack of additional software valued up to $1,150 FREE! The bonus pack includes FM Premium Style Pack, Mida VCL to FireMonkey Converter, Basic Edition, InfoPower Grid for FireMonkey, and InterBase Server edition with 5 user licenses. You will also get the ebook 'Coding in Delphi' by Nick Hodges, the ultimate guide in how to effectively write clean, testable and maintainable Delphi code.
Build connected apps from client to server to enterprise data and services
With RAD Studio XE5's Multi-Device Application Platform, you can deliver truly connected applications that support real time communication and access to enterprise data and cloud services. All these technologies are included in RAD Studio XE5 Enterprise edition and higher and some are included in the Professional edition.
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|VCL and FM App Platform
Create client apps for Windows, Mac and mobile
Build custom middleware servers
Access cloud based RESTful web services
Connect with local and enterprise data sources
Award winning solution
RAD Studio XE5 is an award-winning software development solution, used by millions of developers worldwide and supported by an active community of software developers, technology partners, and component vendors..
Android and iOS app development features are available in all editions of RAD Studio XE5.