Delphi Enterprise 10.3.2

Adds macOS 64-bit application support for Delphi.
July 19, 2019 - 10:48
New Version

Features

Delphi macOS 64-bit

  • New in 10.3.2 is macOS 64-bit application support for Delphi. Build App Store-ready macOS 64-bit applications, complete with macOS notarization support. Reach a large customer base of macOS users with Delphi 10.3.2.
  • A new Delphi compiler for the macOS 64-bit platform, based on the LLVM compiler infrastructure, with a non-ARC model like all other Delphi desktop and server platforms (macOS, Windows, Linux).
  • Extensive RTL support including core file system access, platform integration, memory and threads management, but also HTTP and REST client libraries, the Parallel Programming Library, and more.
  • Complete support for the FireMonkey library and all FireMonkey controls previously available on the macOS 32-bit platform.
  • Support for the database RTL and the FireDAC client access library, with support for the same databases previously available on the macOS 32-bit platform.
  • Improvements in FMX support for the macOS platform, for both 64-bit and 32-bit apps.
  • InterBase support for Delphi macOS 64-bit. Target macOS 64-bit with embedded InterBase (IBLite and IBToGo).

RAD Server Wizards and Deployment Improvements

  • Enhancements in RAD Server Wizards (for automatic FireDAC database mapping and API documentation).
  • Android Firebase push notification support in RAD Server.
  • New RAD Server admin console with configuration editor and integrated REST debugger.
  • Swagger API documentation improvements (automatic documentation for your custom APIs) and support for Swagger-UI.
  • Improved startup error messages and richer error logging, simplifying the deployment process.
  • Deployment installers for Linux and Windows servers (available via GetIt).

Enhanced Firebase Android Support

  • The FireBase patch distributed for 10.3.1 is now part of the 10.3.2 product release, all files are part of the Android platform installation.
  • Improvements to icons for all notifications.
  • Updates to Google Play services and Maps to match Firebase version support requirements.
  • Firebase replaces Google Cloud Messaging (deprecated by Google).

Delphi Linux Client Application Support

  • FireMonkey Linux provides the ability to create GUI applications for Linux, extending RAD Studio’s (Delphi Edition) FireMonkey cross-platform framework.
  • Includes several ready-to-use user interface styles.
  • Many of the FMX components, such as grids, widgets, etc. also work seamlessly on Linux clients.
  • Leverage RAD Studio’s innovative features, such as Live Bindings, and much more, in your Linux client applications.
  • Available via GetIt for Enterprise and Architect Edition customers.

Runtime Library Performance

  • FireMonkey styles performance optimization.
  • VCL DFM files loading optimization.
  • Variants conversions performance.

VCL Quality Improvements

  • Significant VCL quality improvements, with over 50 VCL customer reported issues fixed.
  • Improvements in many components including ComboBox, MainMenu and PopupMenu, TreeView, StatusBar, PageControl, Button, DateTimePicker.
  • Additional High DPI and scaling refinement.
  • Improvements in forms, frames, painting and styling primitives.

iOS

  • Better FullScreen mode on iOS including visible status bar.

IDE

  • A number of quality IDE improvements, especially when resizing and moving the IDE.
  • Optimization in source code file access for large projects through a unit cache, particularly when residing on remote drives. The feature is controlled by a new IDE option at Tools > Options > IDE > Compiling and Running > Enable unit directory cache, and is on by default.
  • Delphi background compilation in the IDE for all platforms.
  • Performance improvements loading forms.
  • Significant UI and UX quality improvements, including issues around the IDE’s toolbars, title bar and search, scrolling in the Options dialog, switching between layouts such as when starting debugging, flicker, previously unthemed elements now themed, the guided tour, and more.
  • Faster file search operations.
  • The Options dialog now no longer allows you to choose any style for the IDE, but you can still choose a custom VCL style via a registry key.

FireMonkey

  • macOS quality improvements for 32-bit and 64-bit.
  • Push notification improvements on iOS and local notifications on Android.
  • Notification icon improvements on Android.
  • TEdit improvements on Android.
  • Improved compatibility with older versions of Android.
  • TMediaPlayer quality on Android and Windows.
  • In the application menu for macOS 64-bit applications, system menu items such as Services, Hide, Hide Others and Quit are now added automatically. This is a change compared to macOS 32-bit where system menus had to be added by the developer.

FireDAC & Database

  • Microsoft SQL Improvements, including invocation of stored procedures.
  • Master-detail cleanup.
  • Oracle CHAR parameters.

Web Clients

  • Additional runtime properties in THTTPClient to handle certificates and authentication (PreemptiveAuthentication, AutomaticDecompression, SecureFailureReasons) and new TCertificate properties (CertName and SerialNum) for HTTP and SOAP clients.
  • JSON serialization compatibility (offering DataSnap JSON compatibility with 10.2).
  • REST Client Library quality improvements.
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