is our preferred rapid application development platform.
With RAD Studio XE, you can:
Rapidly build ultra-rich, ultra-fast applications across multiple platforms
Build applications faster with pre-built components and drag-and-drop visual design
Future-proof your applications with native connectivity to 9 major databases and ready-made components for cloud connectivity
Utilize thousands of free and commercial components for user interfaces, database, multi-tier, web apps, industry specific and more
RAD Studio includes:
Delphi and C++Builder for rapidly building high-performance native Windows applications
Delphi Prism for rapidly building .NET and cross-platform Mono applications which can target Windows, Linux and Mac OS X
RadPHP, a complete PHP IDE and the only choice for rapid drag-and-drop visual development of PHP web applications
Access to previous versions of Delphi (7, 2007-2010), C++Builder (6, 2007-2010), Delphi Prism (2009-2011) at no extra cost
RAD Studio XE is available in Professional, Enterprise and Architect editions. For details on the differences between the editions, see the Product Editions page and Feature Matrix.
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was developed in Delphi.
We know Embarcadero's C++ platform from the early days of Turobo C++, via C++ OWL (Object Windows Library), C++Builder 3 to todays C++Builder XE platform.
On the home page http://www.oopschool.com/ of this forum, you can download two PDF documents we wrote as an introduction to C++Builder 2009 and C++Builder 2010 professional.