TechValidate Research on Embarcadero

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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 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 Testimonial

Being able to write code once and deploy to iOS and Android or Windows and macOS rather than “rewriting” the same application for different platforms easily cuts development time in half. Just having one codebase is incredible!

Michael Bierly, Owner, Bierly Custom Applications, Inc

RAD Studio Case Study

Yoogli

Introduction

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

“I can translate from Java to C++, do the development and debugging, and translate back about twice as fast as any other engineer just doing straight Java. It feels like an extension of my brain.”

Challenges

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

  • 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:
    • Visual design
    • A Native OS Compiler
    • Multi-platform support
    • A uniform platform that their apps were targeted to

Use Case

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

  • Develops for the following platforms:
    • Windows
    • Android
    • IOS
    • Linux
  • Builds the following types of applications:
    • Enterprise
    • Lifestyle (Fitness/Music/Food/Travel etc.)
    • Utility (Flashlights/Calculators/Weather etc.)
  • Developed over 20 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 C++ Builder:
    • Faster time to market
    • Reduced cost of development
    • Access to pre-configured, pre-tested components
  • Realized improvements in the following areas by using C++Builder Studio:
    • design quality: incremental improvement
    • the number of platforms supported: remarkable improvement
    • reducing development cycle: incremental improvement

RAD Studio Customer Testimonial

Our CRM/ERP Systems that we sell are built completely with Delphi and the Visual Component Library (VCL).

Elias Zurschmiede, CEO / Application Developer, delight software gmbh

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 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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