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Write, Debug and Manage SQL Code More Efficiently

November 24, 2023
Streamline SQL development with code completion, syntax highlighting and debugging tools.

SQL capabilities allow IDE users to manage databases, execute queries and edit stored database procedures. IDEs with SQL support provide a seamless environment for database design, management, and maintenance, crucial for backend development and data analysis tasks.

Several IDEs support SQL features including:

  • DataSpell by JetBrains includes a variety of SQL features, such as code completion and syntax highlighting.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise supports integration with SQL Server, making it a convenient tool for developers who work with both .NET and SQL.
  • PrimalScript by SAPIEN Technologies comes with a wide range of SQL features and supports integration with popular SQL databases, such as MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server.

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Improve Code Collaboration Workflow with Git Subtrees

November 24, 2023
Space Cloud helps you manage dependencies and incorporate external codebases while keeping them as separate repositories.

Space Cloud by JetBrains is a cloud-based platform for developing and managing software projects. It offers a suite of tools and features for collaborative development, including Git hosting, code reviews, issue tracking, CI/CD, and more. Space Cloud is hosted and maintained by JetBrains, so you don't have to worry about the infrastructure or maintenance of your development platform.

The new version adds support for Git Subtrees which help you embed and automatically maintain the contents of multiple Git repositories within a single Space repository. It features instant bidirectional server-side synchronization and complete automation, so that you can focus on actually coding instead of having to keep everything in sync manually.

To see a full list of what's new in the latest version, see our release notes.

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Increase Productivity with Code Completion

November 23, 2023
Choose an IDE that automatically completes the names of classes, variables, methods, and functions, reducing typos and improving code quality.

Code Completion is a feature in IDEs that predicts the code you're trying to write and offers suggestions to complete it. This accelerates the coding process, reduces typos, and enhances developer productivity by minimizing the amount of code that needs to be typed manually.

Several IDEs support code completion including:

  • IntelliJ IDEA by JetBrains provides smart, context-aware code completion that helps you write code faster and more accurately.
  • Delphi by Embarcadero offers powerful code completion features, including support for code hints and templates.
  • UIStudio by UltraEdit features customizable code completion that can be tailored to your specific needs and preferences.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio provides intelligent code completion that helps you discover and use code elements more easily.

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Improve App Rendering with Skia

November 10, 2023
Delphi 12 Athens now supports Skia, a cross-platform graphics library which improves the quality and performance of UI graphics on all target platforms.

Delphi is an advanced Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for rapidly developing single-source, multi-platform, high-performance applications for Windows, macOS, Linux, and mobile.

The Delphi 12 Athens release adds integration with Skia - a popular 2D graphics library that provides a common set of APIs which work across a variety of hardware and software platforms. Skia is used as the graphics engine for many popular products including Google Chrome, ChromeOS, Android, Flutter, and Mozilla Firefox. Delphi developers now can leverage this functionality to improve the graphics quality and performance within their own apps.

To see a full list of what's new in version 12 Athens, see our release notes.

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Boost C++ Coding Productivity with Visual Assist

November 9, 2023
C++Builder 12 Athens adds code completion, code navigation, and refactoring for C++ code.

C++Builder by Embarcadero is an advanced integrated development environment (IDE) for modern C++. It provides a robust set of features for developing high-performance, native applications for Windows, iOS, macOS, and Android.

Version 12 (Athens) adds Visual Assist, a powerful new productivity tool that includes code completion, code navigation, refactoring, and tooltip insight. With Visual Assist integration, C++Builder empowers developers to write code faster, more efficiently, and with fewer errors.

To see a full list of what's new in C++Builder 12 Athens, see our release notes.

C++Builder is available to buy in the following products: