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New! Interoperability and migration support for Microsoft® .NET
New! Delphi compiler warnings and hints for .NET compatibility 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! Import any .NET assembly as a COM object 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! Use Delphi COM objects in .NET managed applications 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! Delphi™ for Microsoft® .NET prerelease preview
New! .NET preview CIL compiler for the Delphi™ language to
create managed applications
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New! .NET migration documentation 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! ModelMaker technology
New! Model-driven design 􀀗 􀀗
New! Visual modeling and refactoring tool based on
UML™ technology
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New! Native Delphi integration, reverse engineering, and
instant visualization
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New! Apply off-the-shelf design patterns 􀀗 􀀗
New! AToZed Software IntraWeb technology
New! Deploy your application to the Internet, utilizing drag-anddrop
visual Web application development
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New! Add interactive content to your Web sites by rapidly and
visually building dynamic server-side HTML Web applications
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New! Transparently manages Web application details such as
cookie, session, and user management
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New! Create, debug and maintain Web-based applications
quickly with Application Mode
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New! Support for easy-to-use API for implementing
custom components
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New! Nevrona Rave™ technology
New! Powerful Rave Reports Borland Edition visual report
designer and code-based API
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New! PDF, HTML, RTF, and text rendering formats 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! Native support for VCL and Borland Component Library for
Cross-platform (CLX™) applications
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New! Flexible page-based layout to handle both form and banded
style reports
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New! Bold® for Delphi™
New! Maintain less code with a true
Model Driven Architecture™ (MDA™)
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New! UML technology: full support for class diagrams, tagged
values, stereotypes, associations (aggregates, compositions),
cardinality, visibility, and mixed transient/persistent elements
and classes
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New! Integrated support for Rational Rose® and ModelMaker;
import/export model information from/to Bold® Model Editor
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New! Automatic database schema generation using SQL 􀀗
New! Windows XP™ Themes
New! Enable applications to take part of Windows XP™ Themes
with a look that will blend in with your favorite Windows XP theme
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New! Take full advantage of the new XP look for the Windows®
common controls library (comctrls.dll version 6.0)
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New! ThemeServices wrap around theme APIs to enable an
application or control to use theme functions transparently
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Borland® BizSnap™—Web Services with XML technologies
New! UDDI browser to visually locate and import registered
Web Services
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New! Automatic UDDI client fail-over support 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! Global XML Architecture (GXA) for Web Services, header
support for Web Services routing, and Web Services Inspection
Language (WSIL)
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New! Binary attachments 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! (for Delphi 7 Studio Professional) Rapidly build server-side
W3C-compliant Web Services using SOAP, XML, WSDL,
and more
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Rapidly build client-side applications that consume W3Ccompliant
Web Services using SOAP, XML, WSDL, and more
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New! (for Delphi 7 Studio Professional) WSDL wizards and
components mean you can easily access Internet Web Services
and add functionality to your own applications
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New! (for Delphi 7 Studio Professional) Create applications that
seamlessly interoperate across the Internet with standards-based
Web Services platforms such as Microsoft® .NET, Sun® ONE,
and others!
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New! (for Delphi 7 Studio Professional) SOAP communication
wizards and components make building Web Services a snap!
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New! (for Delphi 7 Studio Professional Delphi) native SOAP
bindings deliver type and syntax checking with CodeInsight™ and
more with SOAP Web Services
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XML Transform Components ( XML<–>dataset, XML<–>XML)
enable your application to translate XML data between XML and
dataset formats easily
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XML Schema transform tools and utilities provide translation
between XML data, DTDs, and XDR schema and datasets
automatically, making XML Schema analysis, creation, and XML
data transformations a snap!
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Native Delphi XML bindings radically simplify XML
programming—XML documents become native Delphi objects
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Avoid vendor lock-in and incorporate data from virtually any XML
source with multiple XML DOM Level 2 support
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XML doc object in the VCL provides fast programmatic access to
new XML formats
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XML Document Objects and native Web Services WSDL bindings
leverage CodeInsight and compiler type-checking
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Borland WebSnap™—the complete Web application design platform
Deploy your Web applications to Microsoft IIS, Netscape,® and
New! Apache™ 2.0! With support for ISAPI, NSAPI, Apache DSO,
and CGI
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WebPage Surface Designers to rapidly build and view your
WebSnap™ application surfaces in HTML and an instantly
updated browser preview of your application
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XML Tree and XSL Tree displays to present any XML and XSL
documents with easy-to-read indentations and syntax highlighting
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Enhanced! Server-side scriptable Web page components to
easily interface WebSnap/NetCLX™ objects with Web site
development teams and scripters
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Pre-built scriptable Web page components—datasets, login
forms, end-user sessions, and other commonly required Web
application elements
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Page Producers and Dispatchers for servicing standard and XSLtransformed
XML pages, logical pages, and your own custom
adapters and services
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Multiple Web modules in a single project to organize your pages
and your site
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XSL Page Producers for combining XML source data with XSL
transforms to produce full-page outputs to HTML
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Enhanced! Server-side scripting in WebSnap with JavaScript®
and VBScript
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Active script debugging support in WebSnap 􀀗 􀀗
Borland InternetExpress™
XML Web browser tables for high-performance client-cached
XML Web database tables
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XML data from DataSnap™ servers to simplify data exchange 􀀗 􀀗
XML broker for quickly providing XML data for Web
server applications
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DataSnap PageProducer wizard to migrate your applications to
the Internet with XML and HTML 4 for dynamic Web clients
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Web Page Editor for instantly designing HTML 4 Web documents
that deliver dynamic XML data
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Borland NetCLX™ and WebBroker™—compatible, cross-platform Web application development
framework for Windows® and Linux® *
Develop single-source applications for deployment to Web
servers on Windows and Linux® *
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Automated Web Debug Server accelerates your Web application
testing cycles
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NetCLX Web application framework for high-speed, highthroughput,
cross-platform Web applications compatible
with WebBroker™
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NetCLX Web application components for cross-platform
development on Apache, IIS, Netscape, and more, using ISAPI,
NSAPI, Apache DLL and SO extensions, or CGI
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WebModules™ for centralized information publishing to
Internet applications
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Web application wizard gets you up and running quickly 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
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WebDispatcher™ component for issuing rapid responses to
browser requests and adapting any data module to the Web
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New! Support for Apache 2.0 Web Server in Delphi
Web technologies
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Seamless Internet/intranet wizards and components
WebBridge for an open solution that supports ISAPI, NSAPI,
Apache DLL, and CGI
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Page preview with HTML 4 support 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Web deployment wizard for deploying thin-client, zeroconfiguration
applications using the Web
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Web application wizards make getting started on Web
development a breeze
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Exclusive!: ActiveForms™ for building rich GUI forms for Win32®
client applications and browsers
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Internet socket components to customize your own
networked applications
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Borland® Database Engine (BDE) CAB file for easy distribution of
database applications over the Web
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JPEG support 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Active Server Object wizard for high-performance ASP
server development
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Borland DataSnap™ Web Services-enabled database middleware
New! Royalty-free distribution with unlimited licenses 􀀗 􀀗
Web client, GUI client, and Web Services access to any
supported RDBMS
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SOAP/XML, COM, Web, and TCP/IP access connections
available for maximum network connectivity and flexibility
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Easily build XML/SOAP Web Services interfaces to any
enterprise-class database—Oracle,® Microsoft SQL Server,™
IBM® DB2,® Borland InterBase,® and more!
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Dataset-based architecture for rapid learning curve—use existing
skill sets to scale your applications
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DataSnap support for dbGo,™ BDE, InterBase Express™ (IBX™),
and dbExpress data access architectures
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High availability with object broker fail-over safety to guarantee
your data is ready when you need it
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Load balancing to promote the highest performance even when
under the heaviest loads
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Distributed data with transaction processing extends the reach of
your applications while maintaining data integrity
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Automatic database constraint propagation brings the business
rules to the client applications for local processing, conserving
server horsepower
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Low-maintenance, thin, and easily-configured client-side
applications to reduce deployment costs
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High-speed database connectivity yields higher performance in
your applications
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Server object pooling maximizes the conservation of resources
on your servers, keeping material costs down
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Supply data to thin-client applications rapidly, efficiently,
and securely
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Remote DataBroker to more easily partition applications 􀀗 􀀗
TransactionResolver for transaction conflict resolution 􀀗 􀀗
Exclusive! Advanced support for Master/Detail Provider
and Resolver
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BDE Resource Dispenser for Microsoft Transaction Server 􀀗 􀀗
Stateless DataBroker for more control in mobile and lowbandwidth
situations
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Server object pooling for complete scalability 􀀗 􀀗
Provider options increase control over how and what information
is transmitted
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Support for CORBA®
New! Borland® Enterprise Server, VisiBroker® Edition 4.5 for
Delphi 7 Studio including CORBA® client and server development
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Wizards to simplify development of CORBA clients and servers 􀀗 􀀗
Borland® Enterprise Server, AppServer™ Edition support for
SIDL—build new rich applications and Web Services with the
Delphi RAD environment that uses EJB™ for AppServer Edition
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Support for simultaneous COM and CORBA objects 􀀗 􀀗
High-performance native Windows® applications
High-performance 32-bit optimizing native-code compiler 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Easily create reusable dynamically linked libraries (.DLL), COM
controls (.OCX), and stand-alone executables
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Use and create dynamically loaded packages for maximum
application efficiency
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Inline assembler with support for full Intel® 32-bit x86 instruction
set (including Pentium® Pro, Pentium III, Pentium 4, MMX,®
SIMD, and Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE and SSE2), and
AMD® 3DNow!™
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Expression evaluation in compiler directives 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Custom variants to support your own data types 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Custom variant data handler for passing variants through
data sets
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Custom variant in safe arrays 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Expanded variant support for Int64 and the unsigned types 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Complex number support via custom variants 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Deprecated Hint Directive to help improve your
application development
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Platform and Library Hint Directives to assist in
cross-platform development
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Borland® Rapid Application Development (RAD) IDE
State-of-the-art IDE with a fully integrated Code Editor and
debugger, view history, easy-to-understand error messages, and
color syntax highlighting
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New! Code completion for DTD described markup language
including HTML, WML, XHTML, XSL
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New! Message helper that hooks error messages
to documentation
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New! Toggle visible symbols in editor that represent use of
whitespace as tabs or spaces
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New! Syntax highlighting OpenTools API extension with built in
support for JavaScript, PHP, and INI files
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Enhanced! Ability to individually customize editor options for
particular file types
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New! OpenTools API for code completion and symbol
table queries
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Enhanced! Component palette layout for quicker navigation 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Fully customizable IDE layout with window docking and
floating toolbars
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Multiple custom Desktop Layout Profiles for total control of your
development environment
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Object TreeView for quick navigation and manipulation of the
objects in the current designer
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Object Inspector™ Subcomponent References to save
time locating linked components—directly drill-down
into subcomponents
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Class Completion accelerates creating new object types 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Packages in project manager 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
RTL package for non-visual development 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Context-sensitive component palette displays only components
that can be placed on the currently active forms or data modules
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Environment Variables in search path to enable automatic
location of required files
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Advanced multi-target Project Manager 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Data modules for centralized data integrity and business rules 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Console Application Wizard for quickly writing
text-mode applications
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RC Files integrated with the Project Manager and compiler 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Both VCL and CLX™ Visual Form Inheritance and Form Linking 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Editor Key mapping to fine-tune the editor to the way you work 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Project-wide browsing to better understand your code and to
navigate the VCL
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DataModule™ designer with Tree View and Data Diagram View to
gain a comprehensive understanding of the data in
your application
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Control Panel Wizard makes building control applets fast
and simple
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To-do lists to keep your development on schedule 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
OpenTools API to integrate your favorite tools 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
AppBrowser™ code editor with symbol hyperlinks and
navigation history
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Maximum reusability with Delphi™ object-oriented architecture
Object-oriented, fully extensible component and application
architecture in both VCL and CLX
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Support for Windows common controls 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
VCL and CLX Visual Form Inheritance and Form Linking to
reduce coding and simplify maintenance
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Object Repository for storing and reusing forms, DataModules,
and experts
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Visual Component Library of drag-and-drop reusable components 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
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Component Library for Cross-platform of drag-and-drop reusable
components for Windows and Linux*
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Code Explorer for an instantly updated class reference for your
application’s unit files
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CodeInsight™—speed coding and reduce syntax errors
Code Templates Wizard for simplified code creation 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Enhanced! Code Templates with the ability to create, modify,
and export templates for any file type
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Code Completion Wizard to help ensure proper syntax 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Code Parameter Wizard for displaying procedure, method, and
event parameter lists
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ToolTip Expression Evaluation for easier debugging 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
DLL Debugging saves time in creating and debugging DLLs 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Class navigation short cuts 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Class completion 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
ToolTip Symbol Insight 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
OpenHelp for easily customizing the contents of help 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Advanced debugging
New! Multi-tab watch view for logically grouping variables 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! Thread naming for easier debugging of multi-threaded
applications to identify threads by user defined name instead of
by thread ID
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Enhanced! Watch view supporting inplace editing, checkbox
enable/disabling, and the watch names separated from the
values with columns
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Full-featured debugger with color syntax highlighting 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
ToolTip Expression evaluation 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! Added support for multi-target debugging. Working directly
makes DLL debugging easier, providing more complete
debugging control of your application extensions
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Multiprocess, cross-process, and attach-to-process debugging for
easy tracing through complex applications
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Temporary Process Options for focused multiprocess debugging 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Module view 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Streamlined usability and integration among debug windows and
the editor including clipboard and drag-and-drop support
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Run until return 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Advanced Breakpoints with DataAware triggers, ToolTips,
actions, and groupings for faster and complete debugging control
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CPU View for low-level debugging 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
FPU view with support for MMX for enhanced
low-level debugging
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Debug spawned processes 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Attach to and debug running processes 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
WinSight® 32 for monitoring Windows messaging 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Exclusive! Debug Inspector™ for monitoring component
properties while debugging
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Inspector view with fully qualified names 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Event log for showing process control messages and debug
output with enhanced log coloring for different event types
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Local Variables View 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Support for Multiple Evaluators for Borland C++Builder™
interoperability
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Easier debugging with DCUs and debug symbol search paths 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Remote Process debugging for distributed development 􀀗 􀀗
Delphi™ TeamSource for scaling RAD to your entire development team
Maintain development productivity while protecting your
source code
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Easily manage source code change in large distributed
development teams
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Automatic reconciliation greatly simplifies the task of
synchronizing developer changes with the master archive
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Be in command of changes posted to the master archive with
comprehensive history tracking and publishing
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Simplify the management of the milestones in your project with
Source Code Bookmarks
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Support for PVCS® and other versioning engines with modular
version controllers
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Simplifying international development
Comprehensive support for bi-directional text (left to right,
right to left)
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Multibyte-enabled development environment 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Multibyte-enabled VCL 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
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Dynamic Language switching at runtime 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Resource DLL Wizard to kick-start the translation of
your application
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Delphi Form (DFM) editing without source code 􀀗 􀀗
Translation Repository to facilitate the reuse of translated items 􀀗 􀀗
RC Translator to seamlessly integrate external components into
the translation
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DFM Translator to seamlessly integrate Delphi form translation 􀀗 􀀗
Translation and Localization Manager to simplify localization of
your applications
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RADical visual development
Visual Component Library (VCL)
VCL native components for Rapid Application Development 300+ 300+ 225+ 85+
New! Support for Windows XP Theme to modernize the look
of your applications
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Windows® 2000-style Shell Control examples to modernize
your interface
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Component Interface Reference architecture to surface
Component Interfaces in the Object Inspector
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TdateTime extensions accelerate your date and time calculations 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
SubComponent classes combine commonly mixed components
for greater utility, and they speed the creation of user interfaces
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Conversion unit simplifies measurement conversions 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Visual Component creation 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Package Manager to easily control the contents of custom
component packages
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Modern UI features: docking, Intellimouse® support, minimum and
maximum component sizing constraints, and border anchors in
visual components
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Action List for managing and directing commonly used code in
an application
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Windows 98/Me/2000 support for Multi-Monitor, MonthCalendar,
PageScroller, and Flat Scrollbars
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Owner Draw support in the Property Editors for simplifying
display of property choices
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Support for Advanced Custom Draw functions for increased
control over the Windows API
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Action MainMenu and Action ToolBar components for
sophisticated and centrally controlled User Interface design with
dynamic Action Manager-driven UI surfaces
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Action Manager provides central management of your actions
and self-configuring dynamic User Interfaces, taking the tedium
out of UI design
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ActionBands™ customization manager gives your end-users total
control over ActionBands UI configurations at runtime!
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Windows NT® service applications 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Package Collection Editor 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
ControlBar for creating floating toolbars in GUI applications 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Frames for building and reusing compound components 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Web browser component for integrating HTML browsing into
your application
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Set of Microsoft Office automation components to quickly
integrate your applications with Office applications such as Word,
Excel, and Outlook®
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CLX™ (Component Library for Cross-platform) development on Windows®/Linux®*
More than 160 CLX native components for Rapid Application
Development on Windows and Linux*
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BaseCLX™ RTL classes and components 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
VisualCLX™ native GUI components and data-aware
visual controls
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
VisualCLX GUI display components—Form, EditBox, Label,
Grids, Image, Bevels, Listbox, ComboBox, ListView, TreeView,
ProgressBar, and more
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
VisualCLX GUI DataAware components—Navigator, EditBox,
Label, Grids, Image, Listboxes, Checkbox, RadioGroup,
LookupLists, and more
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
VisualCLX GUI input components—Menus, PopupMenus,
Buttons, Checkboxes, RadioButtons, SpeedButtons,
SystemTimer, Sliders, and more
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
VisualCLX GUI control components—Toolbars, Scrollbars,
Controlbars, Splitters, GroupBoxes, TabControls, PageControls,
StatusBars, and more
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Common CLX GUI dialogs—Open, Save, Font, ColorPicker,
Find, and Replace
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
DataCLX™ highly scalable data-access components 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
* Compliling applications for Linux® requires Kylix.™
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Borland® Kylix™ 3 IDE for the Delphi™ language
New! Borland Kylix™ 3 Enterprise IDE for the Delphi language 􀀗 􀀗
New! Borland Kylix 3 Professional IDE for the Delphi language 􀀗
Borland source code
VCL source code 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
CLX source code 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Property Editor source code 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Database architecture for connecting to corporate data
Highly scalable DataCLX™ database development architecture
The Delphi DataSet Abstraction layer makes database
programming easy, from local flat files to the most
powerful RDBMS
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Produce cross-platform applications with flexible data-aware
controls that are single-source between Delphi on Windows and
Kylix on Linux!*
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
ClientDataSet-maintained aggregates and parameter support 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Advanced application-side transaction caching to optimize
RDBMS server connectivity
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
DataSetProvider for flexible binary- and XML-distributed
data connectivity
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Provider Optional Parameters, calculated fields, and
field properties
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Master/Detail Provider and Resolver support 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
On-demand Blobs 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
MyBase™ XML Data Briefcases for transparent mobile and
low-bandwidth connectivity support
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
CommandText property for building custom queries at client side 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Broad range of data-access options—get access to data your application needs
dbExpress for ultra high-performance native SQL RDBMS access 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Borland Database Engine (BDE) 5.1.1 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
IBX for Direct-API access to Borland InterBase® 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
All Delphi data-access options use common DataSet/DataCLX
Programming Model—use any data-access method with one
skill set
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
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dbGo for ADO 2.5 direct access to any ADO-compliant dataset,
from office applications to RDBMS
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Open database architecture—connect to all your data
Access, FoxPro,® Paradox,® and dBase® drivers for high-speed
access to desktop and LAN database systems
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Complete ODBC connectivity 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
BDE API for direct open access to any database engine 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Support for autorefresh 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
TCustomConnection class to easily integrate third-party
database solutions
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
SQL links native drivers with unlimited deployment license for
InterBase, Oracle, Sybase,® Informix,® Microsoft SQL Server,
and DB2
􀀗 􀀗
Integrated database development tools—simplify client/server development
New! TSimpleDataSet to simplify use of dbExpress drivers 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
New! ClientDataSet actions to simplify synchronization of
database actions with user interfaces
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Data-aware components to build powerful database applications 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
DB Control Grid 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Cached updates for increased server responsiveness 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Database desktop for creating and managing Paradox and
dBase tables
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Database Explorer to visually browse and manage tables,
aliases, and indices
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Scalable Data Dictionary to maintain data integrity 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
DBGrid support for Nested Tables, ADTs, Array and
Reference fields
􀀗 􀀗
SQL Explorer to visually manage server-specific meta-data,
including stored procedures and triggers
􀀗 􀀗
SQL Monitor to test, debug, and tune SQL applications for
optimal performance
􀀗 􀀗
SQL Builder for writing complex SQL easily 􀀗 􀀗
Data Migration Wizard for rapid upsizing and application scaling 􀀗 􀀗
dbExpress native cross-platform database connectivity—access all your data at extreme speed
Multiple transactions on a single connection 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
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dbExpress high-performance database driver interface for open
access to any database engine
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Single-file distribution of dbExpress applications! 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
High-performance database drivers
New! dbExpress driver for Microsoft SQL 2000 􀀗 􀀗
dbExpress drivers for InterBase, MySQL™ 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
BDE local drivers for Paradox, dBase, FoxPro, Access 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
dbExpress drivers for Oracle, DB2, and Informix 􀀗 􀀗
BDE SQL links for Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2,
Informix, Sybase, and InterBase *
􀀗 􀀗
Borland MyBase™ personal XML database engine
Database Engine-in-a-component design for lightweight
single-file application distribution
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
XML file database for complete simplicity and inter-operability 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Fast In-memory table performance 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Zero configuration for instant setup and simple
application distribution
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Small footprint—less than 300k linked in executable or 0k with
shared packages
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
ANSI SQL 92 Expression Syntax for live filtering and aggregation 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Linkable master/detail table relationships 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
ClientDataSet based with transparent scalability to dbExpress
and DataSnap for unlimited scalability
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Import SQL query results from any dbExpress RDBMS into local
MyBase XML tables
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Support for all popular data types including Blobs 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Advanced Borland InterBase® support
InterBase 6.5 support including IBX native API components 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
InterBase 6.5 five-user development license to build and test
remote multi-user SQL applications
􀀗 􀀗
InterBase 6.5 two-user development license to build and test
local multi-user SQL applications
􀀗
* dbExpress, a SQL driver architecture, will replace BDE SQL Links―see
http://community.borland.com/article/0,1410,28688,00.html
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Documentation, examples, and online help
Comprehensive online documentation for quick reference 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Printed developer documentation for offline consulting 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Sample applications to learn from and get started quickly 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
COM/ActiveX®/COM+ features
Automatic COM+ object setup with configuration attributes for
simplified COM+ object deployment
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Event object wizards speed linking to COM+ events and VCL
support for COM+ event registration
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Transaction objects take advantage of the latest transaction
control services in Windows
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Dual MTS/COM+ support for transaction objects 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Transaction datamodule for internal segregation of COM+
object elements
􀀗 􀀗
ActiveInsight™—an enterprise component foundry for maximum reusability
Active document support 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
COM/interfaces for language interoperability 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Full Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000 support for OLE Automation
Controllers and Servers
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Runtime component packages for easily updated, small
application executables
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Visual component creation for instantly creating
component templates
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
One-step ActiveForms to deliver applications over the Web 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Microsoft® ActiveX®
One-step industry-standard ActiveX® components for
maximum reusability
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Advanced Type Library Editor with complete support for
MS IDL editing
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Support for Automation Object event handling 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
COM Object Wizard 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
ActiveX® Control Data binding 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Support for sparse vtables to support VB servers 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Import COM servers as components to develop visually 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
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Third-party component solutions
Nevrona INDY—Internet Protocol Component Suite including
HTTP, FTP, SMTP, POP3, and more
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
“Delphi Companion Tools” CD includes numerous third-party
components and tools
􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
TeeCharts 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
InstallShield® MSI Lite 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
InterBase 6.5 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
Commercial development license for professional software sales 􀀗 􀀗 􀀗
* Compiling applications for Linux® requires Kylix.™
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