Get Started with C++Builder


Setting Up C++Builder

Preparing your Windows 32-bit and 64-bit Development Environment

Preparing Your iOS and OS X Development Environment

Preparing Your Android Development Environment


Getting started

IBLite and FireDAC on Android and iOS

Location Services on iOS and Android

Notifications on iOS and Android

Sharing Images and Text with ShareSheet on iOS and Android

Integrating the Web Browser on Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android


C++Builder Code Samples

Included with C++Builder are a wide variety of full featured product demos highlighting user interface design, device sensors and services, cloud, enterprise mobility services, parallel programming and more.

The full listing of C++Builder code samples is available at Embarcadero SourceForge.


Quickly and Easily Bring Your VCL App to Windows 10

Trusted by millions of developers worldwide, the VCL (Visual Component Library) is a set of visual components for rapid development of Windows applications in the Delphi Object Pascal language and standard C++. VCL contains a wide variety of visual, non-visual, and utility classes building GUI, web, database, and console applications.

Additions to the VCL in C++Builder includes a huge update for Windows 10 VCL Controls!

  • NEW! ActivityIndicator VCL Control
  • NEW! RelativePanel VCL Control
  • NEW! SearchBox VCL Control
  • NEW! SplitView VCL Control
  • NEW! ToggleSwitch VCL Control

C++ Code Samples

NEW! Windows 10 Notifications

Easily access the Windows 10 Notification service!

NEW! Maps

Demonstrates the use of the new TMapView component.

NEW! AppAnalytics

Understand your users, wherever they are, with AppAnalytics

NEW! Bluetooth

A collection of demos using Bluetooth including Beacons, Classic Bluetooth, ExploreDevicesLE, Heart Rate Monitor, and Proximity Client Server

NEW! AppTethering

This application uses TMediaPlayer, TMediaPlayerControl, and TTimer in order to implement the HD media player.

Nube

Samples that show you how to leverage REST APIs using the REST component framework and utilize cloud storage, push notification and more with Backend as a Service providers such as Parse, Kinvey and App42

Device Sensors and Services

Samples that show you how to access location data, display ads in your application, support in-app payments, connect to Bluetooth LE devices and add proximity awareness with beacons

EMS

Samples that show you how to build applications using Enterprise Mobility Services Middleware

Google Glass

o Samples that show you how to access Google Glass sensors

Media

Samples that show you how to access on-device music files for playback and image files for editing and sharing

Parallel Library

Samples that show you how to run application tasks in parallel, taking advantage of multiple CPUs

Physics

Samples that show you how to add physics support to your applications

User Interface

Samples that show you how to add slide-in drawer support, work with list components, access custom keyboards, design setting screens, add tab slide transitions and more


Code Snippets

Ready to Use Mobile Code Examples

A complete listing of available code snippets is available at the Embarcadero SourceForge for both C++ Snippets.

NEW! IBLite and FireDAC on Android and iOS

Embed local database in your mobile applications.

NEW! Location Services on iOS and Android

Easily add location support to your application with a Location Sensor Component.

NEW! Notifications on iOS and Android

Notifications provide a way for your application to get the users attention even when the application is not running.

NEW! Sharing Images and Text with ShareSheet on iOS and Android

Access the camera and share pictures and text using common share platforms like Google+, Twitter, Facebook, email, etc.

NEW! Integrating the Web Browser on Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android

The TWebBrowser component gives your apps the ability to let your end users view web documents or navigate the web in the application.


Full Sample Applications

FirePhoto App and PhotoEditor Demo

FirePhoto app

The FirePhoto iOS app in the iTunes App Store is a commercial app based on the Photo Editor sample app in RAD Studio.

Get FirePhoto in the iOS App Store >
Photo Editor Demo Source Code: C++


Step-by-Step Written How-Tos

First FM App

Creating your first FireMonkey desktop application

See tutorial >

Taking and Sharing Photos

Taking and Sharing a Photo on Android and iOS.

See tutorial >

UI Guidelines, Whitepapers and more

Apple Guidelines

Building apps that adhere to Apple's guidelines

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