Getting Started with RAD Studio

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Helpful Resources for New Users

Overview of RAD Studio

Getting Started Tutorials

A set of helpful Tutorials are available, including Tutorial: Using the IDE for Delphi and C++Builder. This tutorial contains an illustrated tour of the IDE, and explicit step-by-step instructions for creating your first RAD Studio application.


How To Perform Common IDE User Tasks

This section is written for any Delphi or C++Builder user who wants to learn more about how to use the IDE (integrated development environment):

  • New users who want an overview (Tour of the IDE) followed by more detailed topics about using the IDE
  • Experienced users who want to answer a question about a specific element of the IDE

Here are the basic types of features in the IDE:

General Feature Type Specific Elements of the IDE

Code editing -- Code Insight, code browsing, and code completion

Code Editor, Code Insight, Using Code Folding

Application development

Form Designer, VCL, Tool Palette, Object Inspector, Structure Pane

Project Management

Project Manager, Build Configuration Manager, Option Sets

Version Control

History Manager, Subversion Integration in the IDE

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