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1,458 Customers Surveyed

12,265 Data Points Collected

41 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

4 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


RAD Studio Case Study

Droid Sistemas

Introduction

This case study of Droid Sistemas is based on a December 2017 survey of RAD Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I have been developing since Turbo Pascal 3.3 and Delphi 1.0, and my company survives on the revenue generated by the software I develop using, basically, Delphi.

“Easy and powerful language. I can do everything I would do with C++”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Delphi:

  • Challenged with the following when developing applications:
    • Having a responsive design for device types
    • Keeping up with latest platforms and devices
  • Looked for the following features when evaluating an application IDE:
    • Comprehensive Component Libraries
    • A Native OS Compiler
    • Multi-platform support
    • Language tooling (refactorings, code insight, etc)

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Delphi that the surveyed company uses:

  • Develops for the following platforms:
    • Windows
    • Android
    • IOS
  • Builds the following types of applications:
    • Enterprise
  • Developed 11-19 applications with Delphi.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Delphi:

  • Has helped their team in the following ways when using Delphi:
    • Have faster time to market
    • Reach broader audience by supporting additional platforms
    • Implement modern Windows 10 UIs
  • Realized improvements in the following areas by using Delphi:
    • design quality: notable improvement
    • the number of platforms supported: remarkable improvement
    • reducing development cycle: notable improvement
    • prototyping across devices: notable improvement
    • increasing app adoption rates: incremental improvement

InterBase Customer Testimonial

InterBase can be successfully used even by developers who lack years of nuanced development experience with other, bloated products. Simply using generally accepted best practices, the average developer can deploy a database that has exceptional response characteristics and has an impressive repertoire of features that may be employed as increased features are needed.

Application Developer, Small Business Computer Services Company

RAD Studio Customer Research

Top challenges customers face with developing applications

Creating fast runtime application performance
50%
Keeping up with latest platforms and devices
50%
Meeting project deadlines
37%
Deploying to multiple platforms
36%
Responsive design for multiple device types
27%

RAD Studio Customer Research

Top IDE Features

What are some of the key features you were looking for an application IDE?

Visual Design
82%
Comprehensive Component Libraries
69%
Native OS Compiler
58%
Multi-platform support
55%

RAD Studio Customer Satisfaction Rating

An Application Developer at a large enterprise electronics company would be very likely to recommend RAD Studio for this reason:

RAD Studio is the best development studio for database applications on Windows systems.

RAD Studio Case Study

Fortune 500 Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 aerospace & defense company is based on a December 2017 survey of RAD Studio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Our feature upgrades for hardware/software test applications were achieved in hours instead of days. The hardware development team was more productive because we could provide software they needed almost instantly.”

“Amazing flexibility and design realization times.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select C++Builder:

  • Challenged with the following when developing applications:
    • Creating fast runtime application performance
  • Looked for the following features when evaluating an application IDE:
    • Visual design
    • Built-in unit testing
    • Comprehensive Component Libraries
    • A Native OS Compiler
    • An integration with leading version control system repositories

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of C++Builder that the surveyed company uses:

  • Develops for the following platform:
    • Windows
  • Builds the following type of applications:
    • Engineering
  • Developed 11-19 applications with C++ Builder.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with C++ Builder:

  • Has helped their team in the following ways when using Delphi and/or C++ Builder:
    • Reduce cost of development
    • Access pre-configured, pre-tested components
  • Realized improvements in the following areas by using C++Builder
    • Design quality: notable improvement
    • The number of platforms supported: remarkable improvement
    • Reducing development cycle: notable improvement
    • Prototyping across devices: notable improvement
    • Increasing app adoption rates: notable improvement


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