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 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

What types of Delphi applications do you build?

Enterprise
63%
Industrial
35%
Productivity Apps (Docs/Sheets/Notes/Payments etc.)
31%
Engineering
30%
Scientific
19%
Utility Apps (Flashlights/Calculators/Weather etc.)
13%
Lifestyle Apps (Fitness/Music/Food/Travel etc.)
5%
Gaming
2%
News/Info Readers
1%

RAD Studio Customer Statistic

26% of surveyed organizations develop for iOS.

26%

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

RAD Studio Case Study

Medium Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise retail 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.

“We implemented API clients for online marketplaces using the REST components in a couple of days.”

Challenges

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

  • 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
    • Multi-platform support
    • An integration with leading version control system repositories
    • Language tooling (refactorings, code insight, etc)

Use Case

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

  • Develops for the following platform:
    • Windows
  • Builds the following types of applications:
    • Enterprise
    • Productivity (Docs/Sheets/Notes/Payments etc.)
  • Developed over 20 applications with Delphi and/or C++ Builder.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Delphi:

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

InterBase Customer Testimonial

Focus Resources Where They’re Needed

It’s consistently easy to design and implement databases that support a variety of needs and applications. Its almost zero administrative overhead results in the redirection of scarce resources to more productive activities. InterBase provides rapidly implemented and cost-effective encryption and over-the-wire security.

Application Developer, Small Business Computer Services Company



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