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John Furlong

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  Posted: Mar 11, 2015 1:21 PM
We are at a point in time where it makes sense to consider upgrading our
version of Delphi Pro. (and third party tools DevEx and madExcept).

We currently use XE2. We actually purchased XE4 but had to downgrade to
XE2 because the XE4 IDE mostly refused to compile all the programs in a
project group due to out of memory errors. This still happens
occasionally in XE2, but not nearly as much.

We build 32 bit Windows VCL programs, no mobile, no MAC, no monkey business.

I'm looking for feedback on XE7.

Have the IDE out of memory errors been fixed, or are they still there?

Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?

Should I go with the free upgrade offers that are available, or wait for
XE8?

We have never previously purchased the SA / update subscription. Is it
worth it for the pro SKU?

Any comments or opinions are welcome.

Thanks in advance.

J.
Phillip Woon

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  Posted: Mar 11, 2015 2:05 PM   in response to: John Furlong in response to: John Furlong
John Furlong wrote:
We are at a point in time where it makes sense to consider upgrading our
version of Delphi Pro. (and third party tools DevEx and madExcept).

We currently use XE2. We actually purchased XE4 but had to downgrade to
XE2 because the XE4 IDE mostly refused to compile all the programs in a
project group due to out of memory errors. This still happens
occasionally in XE2, but not nearly as much.

We build 32 bit Windows VCL programs, no mobile, no MAC, no monkey business.

I'm looking for feedback on XE7.

Have the IDE out of memory errors been fixed, or are they still there?

Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?

Should I go with the free upgrade offers that are available, or wait for
XE8?

We have never previously purchased the SA / update subscription. Is it
worth it for the pro SKU?

Any comments or opinions are welcome.

Thanks in advance.

J.

Perhaps XE7 hasn't fixed those out of memory errors for large projects. I know there are some fixes scheduled for XE8. Perhaps wait until then (it should be soon, not sure).
Phillip Woon

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  Posted: Mar 11, 2015 2:09 PM   in response to: John Furlong in response to: John Furlong
John Furlong wrote:
We are at a point in time where it makes sense to consider upgrading our
version of Delphi Pro. (and third party tools DevEx and madExcept).

We currently use XE2. We actually purchased XE4 but had to downgrade to
XE2 because the XE4 IDE mostly refused to compile all the programs in a
project group due to out of memory errors. This still happens
occasionally in XE2, but not nearly as much.

We build 32 bit Windows VCL programs, no mobile, no MAC, no monkey business.

I'm looking for feedback on XE7.

Have the IDE out of memory errors been fixed, or are they still there?

Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?

Should I go with the free upgrade offers that are available, or wait for
XE8?

We have never previously purchased the SA / update subscription. Is it
worth it for the pro SKU?

Any comments or opinions are welcome.

Thanks in advance.

J.

Perhaps since you can get XE8 when you purchase XE7, get XE7 and see if your projects will compile..
David Millington

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  Posted: Mar 11, 2015 2:17 PM   in response to: John Furlong in response to: John Furlong
John Furlong wrote:
We currently use XE2. We actually purchased XE4 but had to downgrade to
XE2 because the XE4 IDE mostly refused to compile all the programs in a
project group due to out of memory errors. This still happens
occasionally in XE2, but not nearly as much.
...
I'm looking for feedback on XE7.

Have the IDE out of memory errors been fixed, or are they still there?
Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?
Should I go with the free upgrade offers that are available, or wait for
XE8?
We have never previously purchased the SA / update subscription. Is it
worth it for the pro SKU?

Out of memory: there are lots of discussions about this. XE7 is no better and possibly slightly worse (from my interpretation of reading everything - I have never actually seen this error myself.) The Quality report has a lot of discussion and is worth reading: https://quality.embarcadero.com/browse/RSP-9568 as is this blog post about it: http://wiert.me/2015/03/05/brutal-way-to-prevent-memory-errors-in-delphi-xe7-rename-dlls-loose-part-of-the-functionality-but-less-memory-issues-via-g/ and Embarcadero's official guide: http://support.embarcadero.com/article/44279

I think XE8 has some fixes, but not complete fixes. It's worth installing the trial (when it's released) and seeing if you get errors, and if you do if the above ideas solve it.

No idea about project versioning, but I doubt anything has changed. (Does this refer to the randomized build number?) I tend to use .rc files for version info anyway.

Free upgrades: XE8 is (probably) only a few weeks away. Personally I'd wait and buy it when it's released, not buy XE7 now unless you're really in a hurry.

SA: Yes. I have it and think it's great - I always try to run the latest version of the IDE. If you don't, you will tend to find yourself stuck in older and older versions, which may make some sense if you don't want to upgrade every time, but personally (and this is IMO) I think it's worth minimizing the upgrade work by upgrading regularly.

Cheers,

David
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  Posted: Mar 12, 2015 8:16 AM   in response to: David Millington in response to: David Millington
On 11/03/2015 5:17 PM, David Millington wrote:
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Out of memory: there are lots of discussions about this. XE7 is no better and possibly slightly worse (from my interpretation of reading everything - I have never actually seen this error myself.) The Quality report has a lot of discussion and is worth reading: https://quality.embarcadero.com/browse/RSP-9568 as is this blog post about it: http://wiert.me/2015/03/05/brutal-way-to-prevent-memory-errors-in-delphi-xe7-rename-dlls-loose-part-of-the-functionality-but-less-memory-issues-via-g/ and Embarcadero's
official guide: http://support.embarcadero.com/article/44279

Wow! That sure gives me the warm and fuzzies.

So, here is another question:

What is in it for the VCL developer? Why would I upgrade to XE7 from XE2?

<snip>

Cheers,

David
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  Posted: Mar 12, 2015 12:11 PM   in response to: John Furlong in response to: John Furlong
Am 12.03.2015 um 16:16 schrieb John Furlong:
On 11/03/2015 5:17 PM, David Millington wrote:
<snip>

Out of memory: there are lots of discussions about this. XE7 is no better and possibly slightly worse (from my interpretation of reading everything - I have never actually seen this error myself.) The Quality report has a lot of discussion and is worth reading: https://quality.embarcadero.com/browse/RSP-9568 as is this blog post about it: http://wiert.me/2015/03/05/brutal-way-to-prevent-memory-errors-in-delphi-xe7-rename-dlls-loose-part-of-the-functionality-but-less-memory-issues-via-g/ and Embarcadero
's

Wow! That sure gives me the warm and fuzzies.

So, here is another question:

What is in it for the VCL developer? Why would I upgrade to XE7 from XE2?

Hello,

1. for the versioning issue: you can nowadays select which sheme to use

2. for VCL: you get a few fixes and you get theming along with a big
bunch of themes

3. Additionally to dbExpress you get FireDac, which is a more
capable database framework (e.g. it finally provides Firebird
Backup/Restore components where IBExpress for Interbase [the API is
the same] always did it's best to hide himself when no Interbase was
installed, even if those components would have worked for Firebird
as well)

4. Further help improvements. Still not ^100% complete, but improving
further

5. Further compiler and RTL fixes and starting with XE7 some new
functionality for arrays.

Greetings

Markus
david hoke

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  Posted: Mar 12, 2015 12:14 PM   in response to: Markus Humm in response to: Markus Humm
"Markus Humm" <markus dot humm at freenet dot de> wrote in message
news:717490 at forums dot embarcadero dot com...

3. Additionally to dbExpress you get FireDac, which is a more

Does FireDac come with the Delphi Pro edition? (OP mentioned Delphi Pro)

I'm vaguely thinking (withOUT looking) it required a step up to obtain
that...
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  Posted: Mar 13, 2015 7:31 AM   in response to: david hoke in response to: david hoke
The Professional edition includes Firedac, but only to attack localhost databases (http://www.embarcadero.com/products/delphi/delphi-feature-matrix.pdf)

david hoke wrote:
"Markus Humm" <markus dot humm at freenet dot de> wrote in message
news:717490 at forums dot embarcadero dot com...

3. Additionally to dbExpress you get FireDac, which is a more

Does FireDac come with the Delphi Pro edition? (OP mentioned Delphi Pro)

I'm vaguely thinking (withOUT looking) it required a step up to obtain
that...

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Jeff Overcash (...

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  Posted: Mar 13, 2015 9:45 AM   in response to: david hoke in response to: david hoke
david hoke wrote:
"Markus Humm" <markus dot humm at freenet dot de> wrote in message
news:717490 at forums dot embarcadero dot com...
3. Additionally to dbExpress you get FireDac, which is a more

Does FireDac come with the Delphi Pro edition? (OP mentioned Delphi Pro)

I'm vaguely thinking (withOUT looking) it required a step up to obtain
that...

FireDAC comes with Pro, but remote access with FireDAC is an add-on for Pro.

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Brandon Staggs

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  Posted: Mar 14, 2015 11:41 AM   in response to: John Furlong in response to: John Furlong
"John Furlong" wrote on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:16:19 -0700:

What is in it for the VCL developer? Why would I upgrade to XE7 from XE2?

There is a lot. XE7 is great. (Not perfect, but nothing is.) I've
made a lot of use of the new parallel programming stuff (not VCL but
relevant certainly to Windows development). I can't think of any
reason I would not want to be using the current version.

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Bruce McGee

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  Posted: Mar 20, 2015 10:45 AM   in response to: John Furlong in response to: John Furlong
John Furlong wrote:

So, here is another question:

What is in it for the VCL developer? Why would I upgrade to XE7 from
XE2?

Sorry for not answering sooner.

First, take a look at the things that have changed since XE2.

stackoverflow.com/questions/8460037

Wow. Lots of FireMonkey work since XE2. But if you take a closer look,
there have also been a lot of VCL enhancements and a long list of
changes in the RTL and IDE. Sensor support in XE6 is a good example
that might be easy to miss.

It's up to you to decide if any of this makes upgrading worth while. To
you.

Here are some things that I really like:

- Database (FireDAC rocks)
- DataSnap (including some improvements from the Roberto Schneiders
benchmarks)
- Apache support (makes me happy)
- Parallel library
- Helper methods for intrinsic types (Integer.ToString, string.length,
etc)
- Much cleaner array syntax.
- Lots of improvements in the project manager, especially for multiple
configurations

And lots more that I have forgotten or just take for granted now.

Oh, and bug fixes. I know that this upsets some people, but that's
another discussion. Thousands of bugs have been fixed between XE2 and
XE7 (and yes, I'm sure a few were added). XE6 and XE7 were specifically
intended to be "cleanup releases", and in my experience, XE7 works very
well.

I would be curious to hear if anything in that list makes the upgrade
seem worth while to you. And if not, then what would?

Thanks

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John Furlong

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  Posted: Mar 20, 2015 11:15 AM   in response to: Bruce McGee in response to: Bruce McGee
Hi Bruce,

Some things that would entice me to upgrade:

IDE Out of memory fix - this is a showstopper for me.

Bug fixes (repeat 10 times).

More stable IDE.

Things that might be mildly interesting:

FireDac as a replacement for ADO - but of course there is an extra cost
to access remote databases (what a crock!)

Parallel Library

Things that I don't care about:

All things FireMonkey
Apache
Datasnap
Helper methods
Sensors
App tethering
VCL visual component improvements (skins etc). We are pretty heavily
invested in DevEx components, don't use hardly any of the ones that come
with Delphi except frames and panels.

My inclination right now is to wait for XE8 and see if they have found
some relief for the IDE out of memory issues. I infer from Marco's blog
that they are working on this, I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

J.

On 20/03/2015 1:45 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:

John Furlong wrote:

So, here is another question:

What is in it for the VCL developer? Why would I upgrade to XE7 from
XE2?

Sorry for not answering sooner.

First, take a look at the things that have changed since XE2.

stackoverflow.com/questions/8460037

Wow. Lots of FireMonkey work since XE2. But if you take a closer look,
there have also been a lot of VCL enhancements and a long list of
changes in the RTL and IDE. Sensor support in XE6 is a good example
that might be easy to miss.

It's up to you to decide if any of this makes upgrading worth while. To
you.

Here are some things that I really like:

- Database (FireDAC rocks)
- DataSnap (including some improvements from the Roberto Schneiders
benchmarks)
- Apache support (makes me happy)
- Parallel library
- Helper methods for intrinsic types (Integer.ToString, string.length,
etc)
- Much cleaner array syntax.
- Lots of improvements in the project manager, especially for multiple
configurations

And lots more that I have forgotten or just take for granted now.

Oh, and bug fixes. I know that this upsets some people, but that's
another discussion. Thousands of bugs have been fixed between XE2 and
XE7 (and yes, I'm sure a few were added). XE6 and XE7 were specifically
intended to be "cleanup releases", and in my experience, XE7 works very
well.

I would be curious to hear if anything in that list makes the upgrade
seem worth while to you. And if not, then what would?

Thanks
Bruce McGee

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John Furlong wrote:

Hi Bruce,

Some things that would entice me to upgrade:

IDE Out of memory fix - this is a showstopper for me.

This hasn't bitten me, but I have at least one friend who completely
agrees with you.

Bug fixes (repeat 10 times).

Agreed. The more the better.

More stable IDE.

I have been very fortunate here, too.

The worst thing I used to see was the debugger locking the executable,
but that mostly happened to me when I was working on a client and
server application in the IDE at the same time.

Things that might be mildly interesting:

FireDac as a replacement for ADO - but of course there is an extra
cost to access remote databases (what a crock!)

Not a crock. This is one of the differences between the Pro and
Enterprise SKUs and has been for a very long time.

fwiw, I like FireDAC better than dbExpress, and I'm a pretty big fan of
dbExpress.

Parallel Library

This was a really nice addition.

My inclination right now is to wait for XE8 and see if they have
found some relief for the IDE out of memory issues. I infer from
Marco's blog that they are working on this, I'm keeping my fingers
crossed.

If I had to guess, I think the next version isn't too far away.

I would also like to hear if these problems are resolved, or at least
improved.

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  Posted: Mar 20, 2015 12:18 PM   in response to: Bruce McGee in response to: Bruce McGee
On 20/03/2015 2:45 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:
John Furlong wrote:

Hi Bruce,

Some things that would entice me to upgrade:

IDE Out of memory fix - this is a showstopper for me.

This hasn't bitten me, but I have at least one friend who completely
agrees with you.
Oh, I'm sure there are lots of folks who are lucky enough that they
haven't experienced it. But once you have its really tough to deal with.

Bug fixes (repeat 10 times).

Agreed. The more the better.

More stable IDE.

I have been very fortunate here, too.

The worst thing I used to see was the debugger locking the executable,
but that mostly happened to me when I was working on a client and
server application in the IDE at the same time.

Yes, I see this occasionally - don't know what triggers it.

Sometimes for me the IDE just stops responding, it seems to be doing
something that is CPU intensive, no disc IO, after a few minutes I lose
patience and restart it. (This maybe happens once every day or so, an
annoyance more than anything, but I have learned to hit Ctrl+S once a
minute or so).


Things that might be mildly interesting:

FireDac as a replacement for ADO - but of course there is an extra
cost to access remote databases (what a crock!)

Not a crock. This is one of the differences between the Pro and
Enterprise SKUs and has been for a very long time.

Yes I know. However, times have changed from when having a PC on a
network talking to remote servers was a big deal - that's so Win 3.1.

Don't get me wrong, I have no problem paying for software, for example I
have a DevEx VCL annual subscription, I have spent way more on DevEx
over the last few years that I have on Delphi. DevEx are a quality
organization with good support, decent pricing policies, and quality
products. They make you want to buy their stuff.

I guess Its just the sense that Embarcadero are nickle and dimie-ng you
to death that gets my goat up.


fwiw, I like FireDAC better than dbExpress, and I'm a pretty big fan of
dbExpress.

Parallel Library

This was a really nice addition.

My inclination right now is to wait for XE8 and see if they have
found some relief for the IDE out of memory issues. I infer from
Marco's blog that they are working on this, I'm keeping my fingers
crossed.

If I had to guess, I think the next version isn't too far away.

I would also like to hear if these problems are resolved, or at least
improved.

Cheers,

J.
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John Furlong wrote:

I guess Its just the sense that Embarcadero are nickle and dimie-ng
you to death that gets my goat up.

The reason I don't consider this to be completely fair is that the CS
option for the Pro SKU was added because people kept asking for it as
an alternative to upgrading to Enterprise.

Personally, I think having the option causes a bunch of confusion and
sometimes wonder if it's worth the trouble.

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Bruce McGee wrote:

Personally, I think having the option causes a bunch of confusion and
sometimes wonder if it's worth the trouble.

I'll have to agree with you on that. I just need local data for my
app, and I couldn't figure out from the website whether I needed the
FireDAC option or not, but finally after digging through the
documentation and seeing what components are on the palette in the Pro
SKU, I think I can do everything I need with just the Pro SKU. A
little better description on their website would go a long way, I think.

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Van Swofford wrote:

Bruce McGee wrote:

Personally, I think having the option causes a bunch of confusion
and sometimes wonder if it's worth the trouble.

I'll have to agree with you on that. I just need local data for my
app, and I couldn't figure out from the website whether I needed the
FireDAC option or not, but finally after digging through the
documentation and seeing what components are on the palette in the Pro
SKU, I think I can do everything I need with just the Pro SKU.

When people ask for a single base product with advanced features
available ah-hoc, I hope they remember this.

A
little better description on their website would go a long way, I
think.

Agreed.

If it helps, the FireDAC options for local database access in the
Professional SKU are pretty much the same as they were for dbExpress.

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Get the update subscription. You get 3 versions at the current release rate (2 a year) for around the price of an upgrade and a half.

But I use Pro+Mobile so that makes it much lighter.
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John Furlong wrote:

Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?

If you mean the build number, that was fixed in XE3 or XE4.

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On 11/03/2015 6:28 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:
John Furlong wrote:

Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?

If you mean the build number, that was fixed in XE3 or XE4.
Actually, I mean the fact that the supposed inheritance scheme for
platform and build type doesn't work at all, you have to manually update
each build config version info (unless you use Andy's IDE extension
which has a dialog to fix this).

J.
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John Furlong wrote:

On 11/03/2015 6:28 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:
John Furlong wrote:

Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?

If you mean the build number, that was fixed in XE3 or XE4.
Actually, I mean the fact that the supposed inheritance scheme for
platform and build type doesn't work at all, you have to manually
update each build config version info (unless you use Andy's IDE
extension which has a dialog to fix this).

Odd.

Do you have a QC reference for this? I will try to reproduce in XE7.

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On 12/03/2015 5:11 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:
John Furlong wrote:

On 11/03/2015 6:28 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:
John Furlong wrote:

Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?

If you mean the build number, that was fixed in XE3 or XE4.
Actually, I mean the fact that the supposed inheritance scheme for
platform and build type doesn't work at all, you have to manually
update each build config version info (unless you use Andy's IDE
extension which has a dialog to fix this).

Odd.

Do you have a QC reference for this? I will try to reproduce in XE7.

99428 apparently claims it has been fixed but that claim is disputed here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8048716/how-to-manage-version-information-on-delphi-xe2-across-platforms

I didn't check the QC report myself.

J.
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Am 13.03.2015 um 20:08 schrieb John Furlong:
On 12/03/2015 5:11 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:
John Furlong wrote:

On 11/03/2015 6:28 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:
John Furlong wrote:

Is the mess that is project version info in XE2 been fixed?

If you mean the build number, that was fixed in XE3 or XE4.
Actually, I mean the fact that the supposed inheritance scheme for
platform and build type doesn't work at all, you have to manually
update each build config version info (unless you use Andy's IDE
extension which has a dialog to fix this).

Odd.

Do you have a QC reference for this? I will try to reproduce in XE7.

99428 apparently claims it has been fixed but that claim is disputed here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8048716/how-to-manage-version-information-on-delphi-xe2-across-platforms

I didn't check the QC report myself.

J.

Shouldn't that be checkable by installing and testing the trial?

Greetings

Markus
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  Posted: Mar 17, 2015 11:20 AM   in response to: Markus Humm in response to: Markus Humm
Markus Humm wrote:
Shouldn't that be checkable by installing and testing the trial?

Yeah, but that's a lot of effort to answer a single question.

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Re: Upgrade Question
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  Posted: Mar 17, 2015 11:17 AM   in response to: John Furlong in response to: John Furlong
John Furlong wrote:
99428 apparently claims it has been fixed but that claim is disputed here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8048716/how-to-manage-version-information-on-delphi-xe2-across-platforms

That behaviour is still in XE7.

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  Posted: Mar 17, 2015 1:15 PM   in response to: Bruce McGee in response to: Bruce McGee
On 17/03/2015 2:17 PM, Bruce McGee wrote:
John Furlong wrote:
99428 apparently claims it has been fixed but that claim is disputed here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8048716/how-to-manage-version-information-on-delphi-xe2-across-platforms

That behaviour is still in XE7.

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Thanks for checking Bruce.

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