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Delphi XE5

Rapid app development for Windows, Mac and mobile

Embarcadero Delphi XE5 is the rapid app development solution for software developers building true native apps for Windows, Android, iOS and OS X, and getting them to app stores and enterprises fast. Build apps using the same source codebase without sacrificing app quality, connectivity or performance. Reach the largest desktop and mobile markets in the world.

 

Create fast, native apps for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS

When you use Delphi for multi-device app development, you can deliver your app natively for PCs, tablets and smartphones running Windows, OS X, iOS and Android. True Native app development lets you deliver script-free native apps that run full-speed directly on the device CPU – so you create faster, richer apps that end users love.

New Features in Delphi XE5
Delphi XE5 is a must-have upgrade for all Delphi developers and is the newest version of the award winning, multi-device app development solution from Embarcadero. Use the new features of Delphi XE5 to deliver apps Android, iOS, Windows and OS X. Target PCs, tablets and smartphones, connect with more data, more easily - and much more!
  • Delphi XE5 for Windows app development
    If you're creating or maintaining VCL apps, you'll find great new Windows app dev features introduced in XE5 and other recent versions of Delphi.

    New Features in Delphi XE5
  • NEW!Delphi Android ARM compiler for device and emulator
  • NEW!FM platform for creating native Android applications for Gingerbread (2.3.3 – 2.3.7), Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.3, 4.0.4) and Jelly Bean (4.1.x, 4.2.x, 4.3.x). Supported devices.
  • NEW! iOS 7 SDK support and Styles
  • NEW! Time Picker control for Android, iOS, Windows and OS X
  • NEW! Notification Center component for Android and iOS
  • NEW! Built-in search filtering for TListView on Android, iOS, Windows and OS X
  • NEW! Swipe to delete on Android and iOS
  • NEW! Share sheet support on Android and iOS
  • ENHANCED! FM Platform performance optimisations
  • NEW! Delphi RTL for Android
  • NEW! Deployment Manager for Android
  • NEW! Deploy apps to the emulator for Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean
  • NEW! Deploy apps to Android devices (Debug / App Store)
  • NEW! Remote debugging for Android
  • NEW! Professional edition includes expanded FireDAC support for local databases, including Microsoft Access database, SQLite database, InterBase ToGo / IBLite, InterBase on localhost, MySQL Embedded, MySQL Server on localhost, Advantage Database local engine, PostgreSQL on localhost, Firebird Embedded, and Firebird on localhost
  • NEW! IBLite embeddable database for Android and iOS with free unlimited deployment license
  • NEW! REST Client support for simplified invocation of REST services
  • NEW! Authorisation support including Basic Authentication, Plan Authentication, OAuth1, OAuth2
  • NEW! TRestClient, TRestRequest, and TRestResponse components
  • NEW! REST Debugger tool for testing REST calls and their parameters
  • NEW! Multi-select in the Deployment Manager
  • NEW! IDE Insight now available as a search box in the upper right corner of the IDE
  • NEW! Device Manager to manage and select the default device in the FM Mobile Form designer
  • ENHANCED! HTML5 Builder updated libraries (PhoneGap, jQuery Mobile, jQuery and ThemeRoller)
  • and more!

  • Create True Native Apps for Android and iOS
  • Multi-Device app development for Android, iOS, Windows, OS X
  • RAD Multi-Device Application Platform
  • Integrated access to more databases on more devices with FireDAC
  • IBLite embeddable database with free deployment license
  • Access to cloud based RESTful web services
  • Access more databases, on more devices, more easily with FireDAC
  • And much, much more…

Develop once and click to compile to Android and iOS

Develop apps for smartphones and tablets with the only development platform that enables you to create true native apps for Android and iOS from a single source codebase. Your apps can access common mobile device sensors and services, and deliver the best app performance with native GPU and CPU support.

Upgrading from an earlier version of Delphi?

If you're a Windows app developer upgrading from an earlier version of Delphi, you will find a lot to like in Delphi XE5. In addition to creating mobile apps, there are many great new must-have VCL features and capabilities added in XE5 and recent versions.

  • FireDAC Data Access Library
    Fast and powerful Universal Data Access library. Native high-speed direct access to InterBase, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, DataSnap and more.
  • REST Client Support
    Simple invocation of REST web services with authentication, JSON response manipulation, with dataset and LiveBindings mappings.
  • LiveBindings
    Expression-based framework that provides fast, easy and no-code data-binding to bind objects to other objects or to dataset fields.
  • VCL Styles
    Control and change the appearance of a complete VCL application with VCL Styles, including the appearance of every part and state of a control.
  • 64-bit Windows
    Push the envelope of performance by creating 64-bit Windows applications that take advantage of the latest hardware and access more memory.
  • Windows 8 and Touch
    Create Windows 8 applications that incorporate the latest Windows 8 styling and touch/gesture functionality in an easy and accessible way.

Get a fast start and fast results

Visual development and an easy-to-learn programming language enable you to deliver impressive results with less coding effort. Design, prototype and develop your apps with extendable and reusable visual components for faster and highly maintainable development.

Build connected apps from client to server to enterprise data and services

With Delphi's Multi-Device Application Platform, you can deliver truly connected applications that support real time communication and access to enterprise data and cloud services. All these technologies are included in Delphi Enterprise edition and higher and some are included in Professional edition.

  • VCL and FM App Platform
    Create client apps for Windows, Mac and mobile
  • DataSnap
    Build custom middleware servers
  • REST FM
    Access cloud based RESTful web services
  • FireDAC
    Connect with local and enterprise data sources
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Award winning solution

Delphi is an award-winning software development solution, used by millions of developers worldwide and supported by an active community of software developers, technology partners, and component vendors.



Android and iOS app development features are available in Delphi Enterprise edition and higher, in Delphi Professional edition with the Mobile Add-On Pack option, and in all editions of RAD Studio.

Delphi XE Editions

Delphi XE5 Professional

Embarcadero Delphi XE5 Professional is easy to learn app development for ISVs to create high performance, multi-device, true native apps for Windows and OS X with local and embedded database connectivity. Add-ons are available separately for Android and iOS mobile app development and for client/server database access with FireDAC. Delphi Professional features include:

  • Multi-device, true native development for Windows and Mac using the FM Application Platform
  • 64-bit Windows development
  • dbExpress local database connectivity to InterBase and MySQL
  • FireDAC local database connectivity for Microsoft Access database, SQLite database, InterBase ToGo / IBLite, InterBase on localhost, MySQL Embedded, MySQL Server on localhost, Advantage Database local engine, PostgreSQL on localhost, Firebird Embedded, and Firebird on localhost
  • Expanded coding tools including Code Completion, live code templates, refactoring, command line tools, code formatter, Class Explorer, unit testing, and translation tools
  • Special edition bundled tools including FastReport, Documentation Insight, AQtime Developer, Beyond Compare Differ, Raize CodeSite Express, IP*Works, TeeChart, IntraWeb Personal and glyFX graphics library
  • Earlier version licenses and software for Delphi 7, 2007, 2009, 2010 XE, XE2 XE3 and XE4 at no extra cost
  • Advanced debugging views and debugging of multi-threaded applications
  • Cloud computing integration with Amazon EC2 and Windows Azure
  • XML, Web Services, and advanced COM/DCOM development
  • Expanded VCL component set and VCL source code
  • UML code visualisation, providing a visual representation of source code for easier understanding

Mobile Add-On Pack for Delphi XE5 Professional

The Mobile Add-On Pack for Delphi XE5 Professional extends Delphi XE5 Professional so developers can visually create mobile applications for Android and iOS. Deliver high performance, multi-device, true native mobile apps for Android and iOS from a single source codebase and target Android phones and tablets as well as iPhone and iPad.

FireDAC Client/Server Add-On Pack for Delphi XE5 Professional

Extend the database connectivity of the apps you create Delphi XE5 Professional using the FireDAC Client/Server Add-On Pack. With its powerful universal architecture FireDAC enables direct access from your applications to Oracle, SQL Server, InterBase, DB2, Firebird, SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Anywhere, Advantage DB, Access, Informix, DataSnap and more.

Delphi XE5 Enterprise

Embarcadero Delphi XE5 Enterprise is easy-to-learn app development for ISVs and enterprises to create multi-device true native apps for Android, iOS, Windows and OS X with client/server and n-tier capabilities. Connect with database and cloud platforms including SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, Sybase, InterBase, Azure & Amazon, and take advantage of DataSnap multi-tier technology. Delphi Enterprise includes everything in the Professional edition, plus the following for building mobile, client/server and multi-tier database and Web applications:

  • Create iOS mobile applications
  • Database server connectivity to InterBase, Firebird, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Informix, Sybase ASE, SQL Anywhere, and ODBC
  • FireDAC enterprise database connectivity
  • DataSnap multi-tier application development
  • Full two-way UML modeling capabilities with multiple diagram types, synchronisation between code and models, documentation generation, and design patterns

Delphi XE5 Ultimate

Embarcadero Delphi XE5 Ultimate is easy-to-learn app development for enterprises that need to create multi-device, true native, database-intensive apps for Android, iOS, Windows and OS X that interface with enterprise database systems. In addition, Delphi XE5 Ultimate includes SQL development, database change management, SQL profiling, and SQL tuning tools with DB PowerStudio. Delphi Ultimate includes Delphi Enterprise edition plus DB PowerStudio Developer edition tools that enable you to:

  • Write high quality SQL faster with Rapid SQL
  • Visually tune SQL with DB Optimizer Pro
  • Simplify database change management with DB Change Manager

Delphi XE5 Architect

Embarcadero Delphi XE5 Architect is the easy to learn app development solution for enterprises that need to create multi-device, true native apps for Android, iOS, Windows and OS X that integrate with enterprise database systems. Architect provides visual data modeling with ER/Studio Developer Edition to help developers get the most value out of enterprise databases and data structures. Delphi Architect includes everything in the Enterprise edition plus powerful database modeling and design capabilities:

  • Reverse-engineer, analyse, and optimise databases
  • Automatically generate database code from models for forward engineering
  • Create logical and physical models based on information extracted from databases and script files
  • Work with highly readable and navigable diagrams
  • Advanced compare and merge with bidirectional comparisons and merges of model and database structures

Delphi XE5 Starter

Delphi XE5 Starter is a great way to get started building true native apps for Windows fast. Delphi Starter includes a streamlined IDE, code editor, ultra fast 32-bit compiler, integrated debugger, two-way visual designers to speed development, hundreds of visual components, and a limited commercial use license. Database components and drivers are not included. Starter edition features include:

  • Develop 32-bit Windows applications using the Delphi VCL and FM application platform
  • IDE and visual development environment
  • Hundreds of included components
  • License for use until your individual revenue from Delphi applications or company revenue reaches $1,000 US or your development team expands to more than 5 developers

If you're an individual you may use Starter Edition to create apps for your own use and apps that you can sell until your revenues reach US $1,000 per year. If you're a small company or organisation without revenue (or up to US $1,000 per year in revenue), you can also use the Starter Edition. Once your company's total revenue reaches US $1,000, or your team expands to more than 5 developers, you can move up to an unrestricted commercial license with a specially priced Professional edition license. See the Delphi Starter page for more information and additional FAQs.

Delphi in Embarcadero RAD Studio XE5

Delphi XE5 is also available as part of Embarcadero RAD Studio XE5. RAD Studio XE5 is app development for teams building true native apps for Android and iOS, and getting them to app stores and enterprises fast. Build apps using the same source codebase without sacrificing app quality, connectivity or performance. With native Android and iOS support, reach the largest addressable mobile markets in the world.

Delphi in Embarcadero All-Access XE

If you're interested in Delphi, in combination with additional Embarcadero development tools and a complete range of database design, management and performance tools, Embarcadero All-Access is the solution for you. Embarcadero All-Access XE provides all the application development and database tools you need – when you need them. It's the easiest to use 'toolbox' solution for any size team of developers, architects, performance testers, and DBAs. All-Access is ideal for both large enterprise teams working on a wide range of technologies; and for smaller teams, consultants, and individuals who find their time split across the software development life cycle.

What does Delphi include?

  • Delphi XE5 – Delphi XE5 is easy-to-learn app development for teams building true native apps for Android and iOS, and getting them to app stores and enterprises fast.
  • DB PowerStudio XE3.5 Dev edition (in Ultimate edition only) – DB PowerStudio provides fast SQL database development, database change management, SQL profiling, and SQL tuning
  • ER/Studio 9.5 Developer Edition (in Architect edition only) – ER/Studio helps data architects discover, document, and re-use data assets and gives you the power to easily reverse-engineer, analyse, and optimise existing databases.
  • InterBase XE3 Developer Edition and InterBase XE3 ToGo (in Professional edition and above) – InterBase Developer Edition provides developers with the best cross-platform database to build and test database applications for embedded and SME applications.
  • IBLite database for Android and iOS with free deployment license (in Professional with Mobile Add-On, Enterprise, Ultimate and Architect editions) – Use this new edition of InterBase in your mobile apps and deploy free. InterBase ToGo for Android and iOS are also available (sold separately) for developers who want a more feature rich database to embed in their apps.
  • Additional Tools – Delphi includes a comprehensive set of additional tools to help you do more than ever before. These are generally special editions of the tools created to be bundled with Delphi and the feature sets may differ from the full commercial versions.
    • FastReport VCL 4-RAD edition and FastReport FMX Embarcadero Edition from Fast Reports so you can quickly design and generate reports
    • Documentation Insight Express from DevJET Software helps you visually read and write XML documentation in the Delphi IDE
    • TeeChart Standard from Steema provides quick and easy-to-use charting components
    • CodeSite Express logging tools for building quality applications
    • AQtime Standard from SmartBear for performance profiling
    • Beyond Compare Text Compare lets you view differences between source files
    • IntraWeb from Atozed for building web applications in the same way you build Delphi applications
  • Partner Software – Delphi users have access to a variety of free and trial editions of tools and components from Embarcadero Technology Partners accessible online from the Embarcadero developer network.

 

 


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