Sunday, March 4, 2007

Beta blogging

I'm sure by now many of you have seen some of the various references to a new unprecidented program called “BetaBloggers.”  Usually when we conduct a field-test it is under strict non-disclosure where those that participate agree to not discuss the content of the program or even reveal that they are even involved.  However, in keeping with CodeGear becoming more involved with those ongoing public conversations we've initiated this program by releasing some of our field-testers from their NDA and allow them to talk openly about project Spacely, which is the upcoming Delphi 2007 release.  Here are some links to many of them:

Hallvard Vassbotn - long time Delphi user and all-around smart guy.
Jacob Thurman - Of Castilia fame.
Jan Goyvaerts - A few nice words.
Primoz Gabrijelcic - Really likes our integration with MSBuild.
Holger Flick - On the new Windows Vista support in VCL.
Marco Zehe - Blind programmer excited about increased accessibility support.
Andrew Raimodi - All over the map, from DBX 4 to better performace and stability.
Jeremy North - Specific information about the new GlassFrame propery on TCustomForm.
David Clegg - Some great information on the help system improvements.

Delphi 2007 is poised to be an excellent release.  Don't take my word for it, just look at what these folks are saying.  This is going to be the “must-have” release for Delphi.