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The Sons of Kahn and the Witch of Wookey

Stob Editor's Note: Verity Stob's Chronicles of Delphi [King James ed.] began in 1996. The most recent translations can be found here: The Sons of Kahn and the assembly language of the internet, here: The Sons of Kahn and the Pascal spring and here: Sons of Kahn: The Apocrypha. Now it came to pass the Sons of Kahn, who did dwell …
Verity Stob, 20 May 2016
Embarcadero's RAD Studio 10

Farewell to Borland C++: Embarcadero releases Delphi and C++ Builder 10

Preview Embarcadero has released RAD Studio 10, including Delphi 10 and C++ Builder 10, a suite of development tools for Windows, Mac and mobile platforms. A new RAD Studio is a rather frequent occurrence. RAD Studio XE8 was released in April this year. The price is a hefty £3,612.60, plus VAT, for new users or £2,408.40 to upgrade. …
Tim Anderson, 1 Sep 2015

Borland's heir Embarcadero says one dev tool can rule them all

Embarcadero Technologies, the development tools outfit that inherited much of Borland's technology, has released a new product it says can produce native apps for four operating systems from a single codebase. That tool is RAD Studio XE5, released this week, and Embarcadero is claiming it is the first development tool capable …
Simon Sharwood, 13 Sep 2013

The Sons of Kahn and the assembly language of the internet

Stob Editor's Note: Verity Stob's Chronicles of Delphi [King James ed.] began in 1996. The most recent translations can be found here: The Sons of Kahn and the Pascal spring and here: Sons of Kahn: The Apocrypha. Zany adventures with Zarco and Marco And the users of Delphi had become old with the passage of years, and had taken …
Verity Stob, 11 Dec 2012
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Sons of Kahn: The Apocrypha

Stob The Sons of Kahn move on And it came to pass, as hath previously been extensively documented, that the Sons of Kahn were sold by the Borlandites unto the hyperpolysyllabic Embarcoderhododendrongogogoch. And one acquisition begat another. For, in turn, the Borlandites themselves were absorbed by the tribe of Methuselah-focus …
Verity Stob, 23 Aug 2010
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The Register Readers Buzz Report

Reg Tech Panel Microsoft, Google, Apple, Dell and Adobe systems are ruling the roost when it comes to mindshare amongst the readers of The Register, according to the latest findings from our industry Buzz Report. But not everyone gathers such glowing reports. NetApp, Nortel, Avaya, Salesforce.com and HDS are positively languishing in the …
Team Register, 10 Sep 2009
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Embarcadero gets touchy with Windows 7 RAD

Embarcadero Technologies hopes to exploit touch- and gesture-based input in Windows 7 with the latest release of its Delphi and C++ Builder RAD tools. The company has released its Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010, which it said offers rapid development of interfaces for applications using a touch-enabled component framework. …
Gavin Clarke, 25 Aug 2009
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Mystery rival forces Borland bidding war

A bidding war over tools pioneer Borland Software has broken out between MicroFocus and a mystery rival. MicroFocus has been forced to bump up its proposed purchase price for Borland for the second time, going 50 per cent over its initial offer of $1.00 per share, or $75m. MicroFocus will now offer $1.50 a share, or $113m. …
Gavin Clarke, 1 Jul 2009
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Ex-Borland's Delphi owner re-ignites cross-platform dream

Embarcadero Technologies, having itself been been bought by private capital in 2006, acquired Borland Software's CodeGear division just over a year ago. CodeGear's developer products include Delphi, a RAD tool that creates native code Windows executables, and the JBuilder Java IDE now based on Eclipse. These products have an …
Tim Anderson, 12 Jun 2009
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Brit software group swallows Borland for $67m

Micro Focus has bought Borland for $67m and is also buying the application testing business of Compuware. Compuware described the sale as an $80m transaction. Micro Focus will pay $1 for each Borland share valuing the firm at $75m including cash reserves, a premium of 25 per cent on Borland's closing price yesterday. The …
John Oates, 6 May 2009
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Oracle trims sales, marketing, and back office staff?

Oracle has apparently joined the ranks of tech vendors cutting staff but is still - relatively speaking - sitting pretty. The world's largest supplier of databases has reportedly cut between three and four per cent of its sales and marketing "expense" and two per cent of general and administrative expenses. As of May 2008 - …
Gavin Clarke, 13 Jan 2009
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A reading from the second book of Codh

Stob And it had come to pass that the Sons of Kahn were, to make no bones about it, being flogged off. For the Borland Leadership Team had looked upon the works of the Sons of Kahn, and had posed a question unto them. And the question of the Borland Leadership Team was this: In what respect does your input enhance the four phase …
Verity Stob, 26 May 2008
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CodeGear's Delphi PHP suite gets nip and tuck job

Borland Software's CodeGear subsidiary has refined its PHP development environment, Delphi for PHP. The tool continues to be associated with the older Delphi suite that helped make Borland's name. Delphi for PHP 2.0 features a number of changes designed to build on the Delphi reputation for rapid-application development. These …
Gavin Clarke, 14 Apr 2008
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Serena promises dev teams shorter hours

Those awfully nice folks at Serena Software have promised to cut your workload with tools that'll let non-IT staff take care of tedious, line-of-business Office applications. The application lifecycle management (ALM) specialist has launched its Mashup Composer and Mashup Server for the visual development and connection of …
Gavin Clarke, 6 Dec 2007
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CodeGear: still for sale

Keeping up with Borland’s corporate plans is a challenge. In early 2006, it said it would sell its IDE tools business, including the Delphi and JBuilder products. Nine months later it formed CodeGear, but as a wholly-owned subsidiary, saying that nobody came up with a good enough offer. “It was obvious that the positive cash …
Tim Anderson, 10 Jun 2007
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CodeGear polishes Delphi jewels

CodeGear, Borland Software's tools subsidiary, has added support for Windows Vista and PHP to Borland's Delphi integrated development environment for Windows. The new Delphi for PHP marries the open source Visual Component Library (VCL) for PHP 5 with Borland's object oriented language to bring RAD-like component-based …
Gavin Clarke, 21 Feb 2007

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