Questions tagged [delphi]

Embarcadero Delphi is a programming language and software development kit (SDK) for desktop, mobile, web, and console applications. Delphi's compilers use their own Object Pascal dialect of Pascal and generate native code for several platforms: Windows (x86 and x64), macOS (32-bit only), iOS (32 and 64-bit) and Android.

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Firebird or PostgreSQL for POS application - What do you recommend (any advice, experience)?

I am about to start POS application development and I can not decide between Firebird and PostgreSQL. (Firebird 3 or PostgreSQL 12) As for functionality both DBMS have everything I need. When it ...
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Gratis (FOSS?) Delphi/LAzarus VCL/LCL connector component

I am looking or a gratis solution. A bonus if it is FOSS, but I can live with a closed source solution, so long as it is gratis (a further bonus if it is free for commercial use). I am looking for a ...
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Borland/Embarcadero convert DFM form to MS Visual studio form

I have been handed a Borland C++Builder v5 project and told to convert it so MS Visual studio 2105. Is there any tool which can help me? It doesn’t have to do it all, just “as much as possible” to ...
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Gratis Serial Port component for Delphi XE8 or Lazarus IDE

Does anyoen know of one? Not by Googling, but one that you use yourself.
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Gratis (or much cheaper) alternative to Add-in Express [develop MS Office add-ins in Delphi]

Add-in Express allows Delphi developers to create add-ins for Microsoft Office products (I am particularly interested in Outlook). While this is an excellent product, I find the $349 price just a tad ...
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How to parse HTML files (portable library)?

I used until today my own HTML parser to extract stuff (link, images, meta, etc) from a webpage. Not the fastest but it worked. However it is difficult to keep it up to date with the moving HTML ...
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Seeking free database solution for Delphi starter editon and / or Lazarus

Tl;dr Looking for a gratis database solution for Borland Delphi and/or Lazarus, preferably compatible with both. As Delphi has become increasingly ridiculously overpriced, I have begun to seek (an) ...