CodeGear Developer Network News - September 2007 - RAD Studio 2007, 3rdRail, JGear and more
By: David Intersimone
Abstract: CodeGear (from Borland) Developer Network (CDN) News is an email newsletter for members of the CodeGear Developer Network. Members receive this by email if you expressed an interest (by setting the CDN News flag in your member profile) in getting community news updates.
In This Article
RAD Studio 2007 - Rapid Development of Native Windows and .NET applications - is now shipping
Includes Delphi, Delphi for .NET and C++Builder, Build AJAX powered websites with ASP.NET 2.0 and VCL for the Web, Blackfish SQL - the managed SQL database with support for Delphi language stored procedures and triggers, and Delphi for .NET language support for parameterized types.
RAD Studio 2007 announcement video replay
RAD Studio 2007 Developer Days session replays - View or download sessions by the R&D team and community luminaries including: WCF programming, dbExpress 4 development, ASP.NET 2.0 development, Blackfish SQL, Parameterized types,C++ in RAD Studio 2007, ECO IV development, VCL for the Web, Rave Reporter.
3rdRail - High Power Ruby on Rails IDE - is now available
Write applications faster and with fewer keystrokes using intelligent Code Completion. Easily navigate to where you need to be with Code Navigation and view all of a project’s interdependencies with the Dependencies View. Merge the power of the command line with the ease-of-use and productivity of the IDE using CodeGear Commanders. Improve and simplify application design with 3rdRail’s refactoring tools to reorganize application code without changing results. Get a complete, turnkey Ruby on Rails runtime environment including databases, Ruby, Rails, and the Gem manager.
Reasons to Buy
3rdRail Videos - learn more about programming Ruby on Rails by viewing or downloading videos created by the R&D team
Tour of the 3rdRail IDE
Creating a New Rails Project
Using Code Completion
Using the Dependencies View
Project Commander and Rails Console
Refactoring a Rails Action
JGear plug-ins for improved Java development
Do you need to improve the performance of our Java applications? Do you want to speed up development time with graphical tools like an EJB Workbench, Web Services Designer, or UML modeling? JGear plug-ins have you covered. There's even a JGear plug-in that can streamline project setup and enhance collaborative team development.
JGear Performance Datasheet
JGear LiveSource® Datasheet
JGear Team Client Datasheet
JGear Team Server Datasheet
JBuilder 2007 Reviewers Guide (covers functionality available in the separate JGear products)
JGear videos - Watch or Download short videos demonstrating CodeGear’s new JGear plug-in products for Eclipse.
Upcoming live, in person CodeGear events
EKON 11 / EuroDevCon 2007 - September 24-28 - Frankfurt, Germany
Developer Conference in Brasil - October 29-31 - Sao Paulo, Brasil
CodeGear European Event Calendar - the place to check for upcoming Seminars and Roadshows, Tradeshows, Online Seminars and Webinars and Trainings
CodeGear Asia Pacific Web Seminar Series 2007 - August & September
Recent CDN articles
3rdRail Release Notes - Release notes for the first release of CodeGear 3rdRail, a Ruby on Rails developer environment.
3rdRail Installation Notes - Release notes for the first release of CodeGear 3rdRail, a Ruby on Rails developer environment.
Introduction to WCF Programming in Delphi - The "Introduction to WCF Programming in Delphi" session starts from WCF object model basics, including message-based communication stack, service contracts, endpoints, transports, exchange patterns, and interoperability with Web Services. After explaining basics Pawel is going to demonstrate building simple WCF services and clients with Delphi for .NET compiler, and consuming WCF services with Delphi for Win32 Web Services clients.
CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 End User License Agreement - The EULA for CodeGear RAD Studio 2007
Important Delphi 2007 and C++Builder 2007 Update Information - Special information regarding Update 3 for Delphi 2007 for Win32 and C++ Builder 2007.
Developing and Deploying with Blackfish SQL and Delphi - This article summarizes what you need to know about developing and deploying Blackfish SQL that is part of RAD Studio 2007
C++Builder 2007 List of Fixed QC Reports in Update 3 - 48 fixes to QC reports in the C++ Personality as part of the RAD Studio 2007
Delphi 2007 List of Fixed QC Reports in Update 3 - Over 100 fixes to QC reports to the Delphi personality as part of the RAD Studio 2007 release
RAD Studio 2007 ASP.NET Feature Overview - Important supplementary information that may not yet appear in the main product documentation.
Readme Release Notes for CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 - Important supplementary information for the RAD Studio 2007 release containing Delphi 2007 for Win32, .NET, and C++Builder.
Installation Notes for CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 - Installation instructions for RAD Studio 2007
Blackfish SQL Developer's Guide Overview - Overview of the Blackfish SQL database and link to the download of the Blackfish SQL Developer's Guide.
Recent CodeGear blog entries
Mixing data types in arithmetic OCL expressions
Formatting numeric attributes in ECO IV
Delphi JS Generator Library for ASP.NET 1.5 available
Super editor zoom - proof of concept.
Blackfish SQL -- background article about Blackfish SQL's origins and architecture
Maximizing your RAD Studio 2007 experience - an unpublished (and unsupported) way to add fullscreen code editor resizing support to the RAD Studio 2007 IDE
ECO IV databinding
RailsConf Europe 2007 video interview with Neil Ford
David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH) video interview at RailsConf Europe 2007
Wading in the shallow end of the pool - Thread Pools
Introducing 3rdRail for Ruby on Rails, and InterBase
RailsConf Europe 2007 in Berlin
A Generic Playground, an intro to parameterized types in Delphi for .NET
JGears on Eclipse Update Site
Charged Up about 3rdRail
CodeGear in the News
CodeGear Delivers Ruby on Rails IDE - CodeGear 3rdRail aids Rails developers in building database-driven Web applications - eWeek
CodeGear ships Ruby on Rails IDE - Computerworld
CodeGear releases IDE for Ruby on Rails - InfoWorld
NetBeans, Watch Out: 3rdRail Arrives - EclipseZone
CodeGear Releases Ruby/Rails IDE with Intelligent Completion of Dynamic Methods - InfoQ
CodeGear Touches 3rdRail with New IDE - Redmondmag.com
CodeGear Rolls Ruby Onto 3rdRail - New IDE focuses on framework, not just language - SD Times
Development Bonanza Brings New Ruby, PHP, Java Tools - CRN
3rdRail F***ing Rocks - dzone.com (warning language may be too intense for some people)
CodeGear Unveils IDE for Rapid Web Development - Redmond Developer News
CodeGear Releases RAD Studio 2007 - SD Times
Interview with Marco Cantù on Delphi and CodeGear - dzone.com
Nick Hodges on Channel 9
YouTube video on C++Builder - Craig Fredrick
CodeGear pushes Java to real world - eWeek
JGear Eclipse Plug-ins to Address Key Java Development Challenges - Java SYS-CON
JBuilder Product Roadmap
Delphi and C++Builder Roadmap
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Project "Havoc Report" survey
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