Embarcadero Developer Network News - March 2011

By: David Intersimone

Abstract: Embarcadero Developer Network (EDN) News is an email newsletter for members of the Embarcadero Developer Network. Members will receive the newsletter by email if you have the "Wants News" flag set in your member profile.

    Embarcadero Developer Network News - March 2011

Embarcadero Developer Network (EDN) News is an email newsletter for members of the Embarcadero Developer Network. Members will receive the newsletter by email if you have the "Wants News" flag set in your member profile. You can update your membership information, email address, and contact flags at https://members.embarcadero.com/

    Inside the March 2011 Newsletter

1. Product Promotions during March - offers for developer and database professionals

2. Hotfixes are available for Delphi XE, C++Builder XE and RAD Studio XE

3. Introducing DB PowerStudio for SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, and DB2

4. Delphi Labs Tutorials - Unleash the power of Delphi with Pawel Glowacki

5. Job Openings at Embarcadero Technologies

6. Upcoming and On-Demand events

7. Recent Articles and Blog Posts

    1. Product Promotions during March - offers for developer and database professionals

There are four special offers that are available until the end of March 2011 for developers using Embarcadero tools. Thirty one days to take advantage of savings on our developer and database tools.

    a. Upgrade Amnesty

Users of all earlier versions of Delphi, C++Builder, RAD Studio and Borland Developer Studio qualify for upgrade pricing (normally only 2007-2010 users qualify). http://www.embarcadero.com/radspecial

    b. XE Pro to XE Enterprise Upgrade Special Prices

Delphi, C++Builder and RAD Studio XE Pro owners get discounts off upgrades to XE Enterprise by purchasing discounted XE Professional to XE Enterprise upgrade SKUs. With this offer, Pro users can get DataSnap and more. http://www.embarcadero.com/radoffer

    c. XE Enterprise Upgrade Special Prices

Users of any earlier version, any edition, of Delphi, C++Builder, RAD Studio or BDS get Discounts for Delphi XE, C++Builder XE and RAD Studio XE Enterprise Upgrades. http://www.embarcadero.com/radoffer

    d. DB PowerStudio Special Offers for XE Enterprise Users

Delphi, C++Builder or RAD Studio XE Enterprise purchasers or users get DB PowerStudio Developer for Microsoft SQL Server for a special price by purchasing the special RAD Bundle Edition (listed with the RAD products on the Dev Tools Price List). http://www.embarcadero.com/sqloffer

    2. Hotfixes are available for Delphi XE, C++Builder XE and RAD Studio XE

Hotfixes are available for Delphi XE, C++Builder XE and RAD Studio XE. One hotfix corrects an error caused when reading an ftMemo field twice using the InterBase or Firebird dbExpress driver. The other hotfix corrects the error caused when an application with a TClientDataSet and TProvider encounters a negative status code from a database server. Read about the hotfixes at http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41312

    3. Introducing DB PowerStudio for SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, and DB2

DB PowerStudio XE is a highly-intuitive toolset that complements native tools with critical capabilities such as database change management and SQL optimization and tuning. Editions are available

for developers and DBAs. http://www.embarcadero.com/products/db-powerstudio-xe

    4. Delphi Labs Tutorials - Unleash the power of Delphi with Pawel Glowacki

Pawel Glowacki, Senior Software Consultant and EMEA Technical Lead for Delphi, RAD Studio and All-Access for Embarcadero Technologies, presents a series of step by step development instructional tutorials, articles and source code examples showcasing the capabilities of Delphi XE. http://www.embarcadero.com/rad-in-action/delphi-labs

    5. Job Openings at Embarcadero Technologies

There are several job openings at Embarcadero in the US and in Romania.

    a. San Francisco:

Senior Product Marketing Manager for Database and Performance Management Solutions

Senior Product Marketing Manager for Application Development Solutions

    b. Scotts Valley:

Director of Engineering, RAD Studio

Senior Product Manager for Next-Gen Rapid Development Solutions

Technical Support Engineer

    c. New York or Washington DC:

Software Consultant

All Embarcadero global job opening details are available at http://www.embarcadero.com/company/careers

    6. Upcoming and On-Demand events

March 15, 2011 - Enterprise Architecture and Data Warehousing - New York - The "Father of Data Warehousing" Bill Inmon will join experts from Walt Disney, United Parcel Service, and Embarcadero's Jason Tiret to discuss award-winning data warehousing programs and best practices in technologies and techniques. http://www.dmforum.org/portal/

March 15, 2011 - 02:00 PM (GMT) - Webinar: ER/Studio XE in Action - ER/Studio XE is the fastest, easiest and most collaborative way for data management professionals to build and maintain enterprise-scale databases and data warehouses. http://www.embarcadero-events.eu/webinar_form_erstudio.html

March 16, 2011 - 6am PDT, 11am PDT, 5pm PDT - Webinar: Developing Applications for the Cloud using RAD Studio XE. Leverage cloud computing architectures, storage and services to build and deploy distributed applications. http://www.embarcadero.com/rad-in-action/cloud

March 17, 2011 - 02:00 PM (GMT) - Webinar: DB PowerStudio in Action - DB PowerStudioT for SQL Server is an intuitive, highly-visual toolset that helps DBAs and developers boost performance across all versions of SQL Server. http://www.embarcadero-events.eu/webinar_form_dbpowerstudio.html

March 17 - 18, 2011 - Spark IT 2011 (India) - Building Next-Gen Apps - "Building Next Gen Apps", is the theme around which the second edition of SPARK IT will be centered. Be sure to visit the Embaracdero Technologies exhibition stand! http://www.ciol.com/sparkit/2011/inc/sparkit.asp

March 21, 2011 - Embarcadero Connect Enterprise Solution Workshop – Singapore

March 22, 2011 - Embarcadero Connect Enterprise Solution Workshop - Kuala Lumpur

Join Jason Tiret, Director, Modeling and Architecture Solutions at Embarcadero, for an eye-opening keynote on Data Archeology and what Embarcadero is doing to address cost concerns associated with data growth. This is event is by invitation only. If you are interested in coming along, please contact: Chris Ho, ASEAN Sales Manager, email: Chris.Ho@embarcadero.com

March 23, 2011 - 09:00 AM (GMT) - Embarcadero in Action LIVE! This FREE interactive workshop will address the latest enhancements to Embarcadero development tools RAD Studio XE and DB PowerStudio for SQL Server and how developers can utilise these new features. http://forms.embarcadero.com/forms/EMUKEmbarcaderoInActionLiveLondon

March 24, 2011 - ACS Canberra 2011 Conference - Canberra, AU - With a presentation from Jason Tiret, Director of Modeling and Design Solutions at Embarcadero Technologies, this conference is a fantastic opportunity to hear some quality content and a great opportunity to catch-up with your fellow data management professionals. Embarcadero is a Gold Sponsor of the event. http://www.acsconference.org.au/

March 24, 2011 - Australian Delphi User Group (ADUG) Symposium 2011 (Melbourne)

March 25, 2011 - Australian Delphi User Group (ADUG) Symposium 2011 (Sydney)

Embarcadero is once again is taking part in the ADUG Symposium 2011. If you program in Delphi, then the ADUG Symposium is an event not to be missed. The symposium will see a range of topics including a presentation from Embarcadero's very own, David Intersimone. http://adug.org.au/meetings/Symposia/2011/

April 3-7, 2011 - Enterprise Data World - Chicago IL. Enterprise Data World is the business world's most comprehensive vendor-neutral educational event about data and information management. Embarcadero is a Silver Sponsor. Stop by our booth and visit with our team members. http://edw2011.wilshireconferences.com/

April 10 - 14, 2011 - Collaborate 11 - Orlando Florida. Three of Oracle's biggest and most influential users groups come together in one location. Stop by the Embarcadero booth (#1211) and visit with our team members. http://www.collaborate11.org/

April 11 - 12, 2011 - 08:30 AM (EDT) Delphi Developer Days - DC/Baltimore

April 14 - 15, 2011 - 08:30 AM (CST) Delphi Developer Days - Houston

Delphi Developer Days 2011 features Delphi experts Marco Cantu and Cary Jensen. This two-day event includes both joint sessions, presented by Marco and Cary together, and individual simultaneous sessions. There is an Embarcadero Keynote by Anders Ohlsson plus a guest speaker, Delphi guru Nick Hodges. http://www.delphideveloperdays.com/

On-Demand - ER Studio Expert Customer Roundtable: Join Top Data Architects in a discussion about Data Modeling. The roundtable is moderated by noted data modeling expert Karen Lopez. https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/678394158

On-Demand - Developing Application Services using PHP Servers and Android Phone Clients with Daniele Teti. This on-demand webinar shows how to achieve this using RESTful web services, JSON and two very common platforms, a RadPHP web application and an Android phone client. http://forms.embarcadero.com/forms/AMUSCA1102TetiPHPAndroidWebinarReplay

On-Demand - Building REST-based applications using DataSnap in Delphi XE with Marco Cantu. In this recorded webinar Delphi expert Marco Cantu shows you how to build web applications in Delphi XE with DataSnap, REST and jQuery. http://forms.embarcadero.com/forms/AMUSCA1101CantuDataSnapWebinarReplay

On-Demand - DataSnap XE in the Real World with Bob Swart. Bob Swart (aka Dr. Bob) shows you how to create a small but real-world DataSnap Server and client application, including security and deployment details. http://forms.embarcadero.com/forms/AMUSCA1103SwartDataSnapWebinar3-02

    7. Recent Articles and Blog Posts

An ugly alternative to interface to object casting - http://blog.barrkel.com/2011/03/ugly-alternative-to-interface-to-object.html

Installing AsyncPro into Delphi XE and C++Builder XE - Al Mannarino takes you through the process of installing AsyncPro components - http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41301

The Developer Express (DevExpress) 2011 product roadmap is available - http://blogs.embarcadero.com/davidi/2011/03/04/40430/

DataSnap in Action! Delphi Expert Bob Swart takes you through creating a multi-tier application with DataSnap in Delphi XE - http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41271

Using Delphi Prism XE to develop for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad – Programming expert Brian Long takes you through developing iPhone application using Delphi Prism - http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41245

Invoking Multiple Server Methods With a Single Call - http://blogs.embarcadero.com/mathewd/2011/03/02/invoking-multiple-server-methods-with-a-single-call/

Mobile Application Development: Connecting with PHP REST Servers from Android - http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41222

REST Servers in Delphi XE Using DataSnap - Delphi Expert Marco Cantu shows you how to build REST servers using DataSnap - http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41200

Registering DataSnap Server Class in runtime with Delphi - http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41196

The Delphi and C++Builder Starter Editions are Finally Here - http://blogs.embarcadero.com/michaelrozlog/2011/01/31/37194

Delphi Starter Edition video - http://delphi-insider.blogspot.com/2011/03/delphi-starter-edition-video.html

Debugging Multithreaded Applications with Delphi - article from the December 2010 issue of Blaise Pascal Magazine (issue #14) - http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41175

Deep Dive into dbExpress - take a deep dive into the dbExpress architecture and implementation with real-world examples culled from DbxDataPump, a free utility, that ships with Delphi. http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/41016

The Embarcadero Automated Test Model - http://blogs.embarcadero.com/chrispattinson/2011/01/26/39047

New look for the Delphi and C++Builder Application Showcase - http://delphi-insider.blogspot.com/2011/02/new-look-for-delphi-and-cbuilder.html. Submit your application to be included in the Showcase! Delphi, C++Builder or Delphi Prism. See the "I Built it in Delphi" magazine ads showcasing U.S. Geological Survey, ChemWatch, GasTurb, and AquaSoft.

FinalBuilder and AQtime updates available for Delphi XE, RAD Studio XE and C++Builder XE users - http://delphi-insider.blogspot.com/2011/02/finalbuilder-and-aqtime-updates.html

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