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CodeGear Developer Network (CDN) Newsletter - August 2007 edition

By: David Intersimone

Abstract: CodeGear (from Borland) Developer Network (CDN) News is an email newsletter for members of the CodeGear Developer Network. The August 2007 edition highlights the JBuilder product roadmap, JGear, first look at Highlander, and CodeGear video competition.

    CodeGear Developer Network (CDN) News - August 2007

JBuilder product roadmap, JGear, first look at Highlander, CodeGear video competition

CodeGear (from Borland) Developer Network (CDN) News is an email newsletter for members of the CodeGear Developer Network. Community members who receive an email edition of this newsletter expressed an interest (by setting the CDN News flag in your member profile) in getting community news updates. You can check the status of your CDN flags by using the CDN member services application at

    The JBuilder product roadmap and new CodeGear™ JGear™ products are announced

CodeGear recently unveiled its JBuilder product roadmap and also announced new JGear Eclipse plug-ins. Read all about both and listen to the replay of the community chat using the links below.

JBuilder Product Roadmap is unveiled - This article contains the CodeGear JBuilder product roadmap. It contains future development plans and time frames for product releases.

CodeGear™ announces new JGear™ Eclipse plug-ins - To address key Java development challenges, CodeGear announces three new Eclipse tool plug-ins to help Java developers increase performance and productivity on Eclipse and open-source tooling.

JBuilder Roadmap and JGears Community Chat Replay

JGear product home page

JBuilder product home page

    Do you have a development project success story?

If you have a development project success story that you would like to share with other community members or share with CodeGear, send an email to In the subject line include the text "development project success story" along with a little background on the project, the CodeGear product(s) used, and contact information (email, phone number, etc) so that we can follow up with you.

    CodeGear video competition

CodeGear community members are invited to take part in our first, developer community video competition. This is your opportunity to create a video tour de force to share with the programming world. The video competition is open now and runs through the end of September.

    InterBase 2007 service pack 2 is now available

Increased performance and other improvements for InterBase 2007 are included in Service Pack 2. The download for InterBase 2007 Service Pack 2 is now available for registered InterBase developers. The Service Pack is available for InterBase 2007 users on Windows, Linux and Solaris. The InterBase version number after installing Service Pack 2 will be On Windows you can run the server manager and choose server properties to see the version number you have. From the command line on Windows, Linux and Solaris use the isql utility and type "show version;" to get the version number.

    C++Builder 2007 and Delphi 2007 for Win32 Update 2 is now available

Important information about Update 2 for Delphi 2007 for Win32 and C++Builder 2007. Please read it before installing this update.

    Upcoming and online and in-person CodeGear events and replays

EKON 11, EuroDevCon 07 - Frankfurt Germany, September 24-28

Software Developers Conference - Arnhem Netherlands, September 17-18

CodeGear Asia Pacific Web Seminars - August/September

Borland and CodeGear Conference Brasil 2007

CodeGear Developer Days en Espanol - Presentaciones disponibles

CodeGear European Developer Days July 2007 - The Replays

CodeGear US Developer Days - The Replays

    CodeGear in the news

CodeGear pushes Java to real world - eWeek (August 13, 2007),1895,2170357,00.asp

JGear Eclipse Plug-ins to Address Key Java Development Challenges - Java SYS-CON (August 13, 2007)

Eclipse Europa – Interview with Joe McGlynn, CodeGear Dir. Product Mgmt

Second Life, Second Chance for CodeGear - Redmond Developer News (July 2007)

    Recent CDN articles

Delphi Hour August 16th, 2007 - replay - First Look at Highlander!!!

ASP.NET Performance, Troubleshooting, and Monitoring - References and notes on ASP.NET performance, troubleshooting, and monitoring

Solution Report for the RAD Studio Update 2 “Sources Not Found” Error - This article should help if you are having trouble installing Delphi 2007 Update 2 because your cache is not present.

Delphi Hour July 26th, 2007 - replay - Download and listen to it while mowing your lawn

Delphi Hour July 19th, 2007 - replay - Download and listen to it while working out in the gym

Delphi Hour August 2nd, 2007 - replay - Download and listen to it while working

Delphi Hour July 12th, 2007 - replay - Download and listen to it on your iPhone - maybe even make it your ring tone... ;)

Delphi Hour June 28th, 2007 - replay - Download and listen to it on your way to work

Delphi Hour June 21st, 2007 - replay - Download the Delphi Hour and listen to it in your car

CodeGear Delphi sessions at the Software Developer Conference 2007 in the Netherlands - Sept 17/18 - CodeGear is a sponsor at the 16th Software Developer Conference in the Netherlands. There are session tracks for Delphi Win32 and Delphi.NET at the conference.

Delphi Training Series by 3DBuzz - 3DBuzz has created nine training courses that teach beginners programming with Turbo Delphi 2006 and Delphi 2007.

Delphi for PHP – Examples - A list of many Delphi for PHP examples available

CodeGear and CapableObjects Collaborate to Take ECO into the Future - Article and FAQ about CapableObjects, the new company taking ECO forward.

InstallAware - introduction and demonstration - Sinan Karaca, Founder of InstallAware Software Corporation, gives a presentation and demonstration of InstallAware, the install technology used by CodeGear Delphi and C++Builder.

    Recent CodeGear blog entries

New component suite for Delphi for PHP

Delphi 2007/C++Builder 2007 Update 2

English CHMs (HTMLHelp) for RAD Studio 2007 posted

Desktop Applications are not dead!

BorCon/CodeGear Developer Conference 2007 - Brasil - Submissão de Palestras, Colors, and Inline CSS

Simple DBX4 Console App Example

A new status for QC reports - Pending

Want to get better performance from InterBase 2007?

.Net String vs StringBuilder

Recovering a product's serial number

Quality Central Reports

Goals of the CodeGear documentation team

StarTeam Components for JBuilder 2007 Visual Editor

    Write or translate a CDN article and get paid!

The CodeGear Developer Network "Get Published" Web application allows you to contribute technical articles, news, opinion essays, interviews and other articles. You can also translate an existing article into your spoken language. Many of the articles listed above were written by CDN members. If your article is published, we'll even pay you for it! Do you have knowledge to share with other members? Write it up and head for

    Find Solutions Fast in Code Central

Code Central is a database driven repository of code samples, components, projects, models, patterns, tools, and more. Code Central allows you to store, search, and retrieve submissions by product, category, date updated, submitter, copyright type, or keyword. Quick links are provided to the most popular authors, popular downloads and highest rated entries. Code Central is your community repository. Feel free to contribute and share your examples with CDN members.

    Reporting product problems and feature suggestions using Quality Central

Quality Central is a "request" box for Borland customers. When someone posts a "request," other community members can agree, disagree, rate, vote, or comment on that topic. These requests will be problem reports, feature suggestions, ideas for community articles, requests for content on the CodeGear web site, and so on.

    David I’s Project "Havoc Report" survey

You've probably heard of The Standish Group's "CHAOS Report"? The CHAOS Report categorizes software project outcomes into three areas: Success,

Challenged, and Failed. David I. is running his own little survey of project success, challenges, and failures. You can find my "HAVOC Report" survey at:

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