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Delphi 8 (Octane) flash movie

I have found an interesting Flash movie featuring Delphi 7 and Delphi 8 (Octane):

You can download the flash movie (10 MB) from:

or you can watch it online at:,1410,31293,00.html

Tuesday, December 9, 2003

From the Borland site:

"This 5 minute sneak peek shows some of the features of Delphi 8 for the Microsoft .NET Framework, including VCL for .NET, Windows Forms, Borland Data Providers, and the DB Web Controls for ASP.NET. Stay tuned for more BDNtv episodes on Octane, coming soon!"

Tuesday, December 9, 2003

For the drag and drop crowd, this looks like a nice step up from Visual Studio.

Brad Wilson (
Tuesday, December 9, 2003

Brad, it may be a step up for other people, too. :)

For example, Delphi 8 .NET may provide a decent WinForms database grid, which Visual Studio .NET doesn't provide.

Delphi 8 .NET will be released soon - in January, it will be out in the market.

If they will provide bug-free WinForms components instead of the ones provided by VS .NET, which contain "lots of major bugs everywhere", then I shall buy it no matter what the cost is.

Wednesday, December 10, 2003

The only thing I hate about Borland products is their editors. The compilers are fast.

Tuesday, December 16, 2003

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