RAD Studio 10 Seattle Integrates New Developer Productivity Features

RAD Studio 10 Seattle Integrates New Developer Productivity Features in the IDE and Greatly Improves the Quality and Stability of the IDE.

The quality and stability of IDE developer productivity features is greatly improved.

Good work flow means a highly productive developer building great apps fast. RAD Studio 10 productivity features can be grouped into workflow activities developers engage in everyday: configuring the IDE for optimized work flow, writing code, navigating code and analyzing code.

Work flow and developer productivity enhancements include Project Statistics, Clipboard History, Multi-Paste Support, Modeless and Context-Sensitive Refactoring, Stack Bookmarks, Parenthesis Matching, Flow Control Highlighting, Structural Highlighting, Code Navigation Toolbar, Smart Keys, Code Analysis, and much more!

Double the IDE Project Power

“Behind the Scenes” this release introduces a re-architected product and build management system that effectively doubles the project size capacity resulting in higher stability and performance when dealing with large projects, particularly multi-platform projects. As a developer if you’ve experienced limitations or issues with large projects, this release is the must have upgrade.

Quality and Stability and Documentation

Major changes and improvements have been made to the development, testing, and documentation processes to better accommodate the many platforms and languages that RAD Studio now supports as well as to introduce new features and functionality across all supported platforms and languages with higher quality, stability, and documentation. RAD Studio 10 stands to be the new benchmark for quality, documentation, and stability.

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RAD Studio 10 Seattle is Packed with Over 20 New Serious Productivity Features

Check out the RAD Studio 10 Seattle What’s New page for a complete listing!


PERSONAL DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY

    • New in 10 Seattle! IDE built with large memory address model, to provide significantly more memory to the embedded compilers, integrated debuggers, and various tools executed in the IDE process
    • New in 10 Seattle! Redesigned compiler unit caching mechanism, to free older units in case the available memory is begin filled up, when compiling project groups with multiple projects
    • New in 10 Seattle! Improved multi-monitor support in the IDE, with the ability to place most forms and panes on different secondary monitors
    • New in 10 Seattle! Form designer option to hide/show non-visual controls icon (reducing form design potential clutter)
    • New in 10 Seattle! Structure View Icons representing the corresponding component
    • New in 10 Seattle! Unsaved file auto-recovery – unsaved work is periodically saved to a temporary location. If the IDE closes ungracefully (because of a system crash) the IDE will attempt to recover the user’s unsaved work
    • New in 10 Seattle! Enhanced IDE Project Options to easily enable High-DPI Awareness in your applications
    • New in 10 Seattle! Full customization of the Object Inspector layout, with the ability of hiding the description panel, the quick actions, and the new filter panel
    • New in 10 Seattle! Object Inspector contents can be filtered to display specific elements
    • New in 10 Seattle! Shortcuts to increase/decrease the size of the font in the code editor
    • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! GetIt Library Manager for easy discovery, download and update of source code libraries, components, and other features from Embarcadero GetIt servers*. Extended with Categories, UI improvements, and new actions

* Use of GetIt requires Internet connectivity. The feature is not available to off-line developers.

  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Project statistics information for activity tracking and to better understand team productivity
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Clipboard history, keeping track of the content of past cut and copy operations, to paste it once more
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Multi -paste support to let you perform the same paste operation on multiple source code lines at once
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Parenthesis matching, flow control highlighting, and structural highlighting
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Flow control highlighting, to visually see the flow jumps in your code directly in the editor
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Code navigation toolbar with classes and methods combo boxes at the top of the editor
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Smart keys, now fully integrated
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Smart symbol search/span>
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! A set of new examples and demos to help new and existing developers get the most out of the environment
  • New in 10 Seattle! Support for C++ parallel compilation

FireMonkey Framework has been Updated for Android, iOS, OS X, and Windows 10!

Use the FireMonkey framework in RAD Studio to create multi-device true native apps for Windows 10, Android, iOS and OS X.

With the new Delphi native Android and iOS support in the FireMonkey framework, developers can now build apps using the same source codebase without sacrificing app quality or performance, and target the largest addressable markets in the world.

There are a lot of enhancements to the FireMonkey platform in 10 Seattle.

  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Notification Center Component for using notifications in your iOS and Android applications, including notification sound and now supporting also Windows 10 Notifications
  • New in 10 Seattle! StyleViewer for Windows 10 Style in Bitmap Style Designer
  • New in 10 Seattle! Mouse-over Hints support for FireMonkey visual controls on desktop.
  • New in 10 Seattle! Native style presentation for Windows for Edit and Memo platform controls
  • New in 10 Seattle! FireMonkey controls zOrder support for Windows
  • New in 10 Seattle! Touch animation for Android platform
  • New in 10 Seattle! FireMonkey apps can receive intents, regardless of the source (email, web link, other app). A new sample demonstrates this ability.
  • New in 10 Seattle! New TBeaconDevice class for turning a device on one of the supported platforms into a “beacon”
  • ... and much more!

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Develop Once and Click to Compile

With FireUI, and the RAD Studio development platform, build apps for smartphones, tablets, wearables like smart watches, and IoT devices that are natively compiled for Android and iOS using a common, single source codebase. From the user interface code through the rest of the complete client software stack, your apps can access platform APIs, device sensors and services, and deliver the best app performance with native GPU and CPU support. Extend your existing Windows VCL apps to interface with other apps running on desktop, Android, iOS, and IoT devices.

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RAD Studio XE8 What's New

GetIt Package Manager

With the all new GetIt Package Manager you can future proof your app by browsing, downloading, and integrating new components, right from the IDE!.

Newly added to GetIt is BeaconFence, a developer proximity solution that delivers precise “GPS-Free” indoor/outdoor user location tracking and events with radial and geometric zones for any physical location and layout.


More Add-ons and Components

Embarcadero offerings for innovative IoT solutions, robust UI/UX creation, and code logging.

BeaconFence
BeaconFence is a developer proximity solution that delivers precise “GPS-Free” indoor/outdoor user location tracking and events with radial and geometric zones for any physical location and layout. Visually draw the layout of the physical location and beacon placement to track location information down to inches. Create radial and rectangular zones and track intersections, enters, and exits with callback events. BeaconFence enables developers to take proximity beacons to the next level by adding precision spatial location awareness to their applications both indoors and outdoors.

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Konopka Signature VCL Controls
With a suite of 125 Windows UI controls and custom property editors designed to make your applications more intuitive and visually stunning, Delphi and C++Builder developers can modernize and simplify every Windows user experience. Konopka Signature VCL Controls deliver unsurpassed attention to detail, ease of use, and flexibility for both the end-user and the developer.

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CodeSite
Gain deeper insight into code execution with a live viewer logging system that helps locate problems quickly while code is executing locally or remotely. With CodeSite, go beyond traditional breakpoint debugging to log application execution while the app continues to run, feed data from multiple apps into a single log, and visually analyze data in real time.

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Migrate Your App To 10 Seattle

With the release of 10 Seattle, you can now use the new configuration settings migration tool to migrate configurations of older versions of the product to a newer version, or between different installations of the same version. Ensure your project takes advantage of all the great new and improved features released with XE8!

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