Firstly, thank you to the hundreds of you who joined us for the panel discussion at DelphiCon2020. As promised during that session, here is a summary of the links we shared during the panel discussion..
Migration and Upgrade Center
A lot of useful content and papers are on the Migration and Upgrade Center on the Embarcadero website http://embt.co/MigrationCenter
- 64bit Migration
- Database and Middleware
- 3rd Party Components
Tip & Tricks, White Papers, Videos, Articles
There are so many useful channels. But the official one for Embarcadero, including links to language specific content is https://www.youtube.com/c/EmbarcaderoTechnologies
A special call out t o the Modernizing Your Apps (Upgrade and Migrate) section that has 15+ helpful videos, including the move to Windows 10
Migration Automation links
reFind – The_Search_and_Replace_Utility_Using_Perl_RegEx_Expressions.
Delphi Parser – Great 3rd party tool for helping migrate Delphi and C++ code.
Unicode Analysis Tool – Great for working out the scope of what you need to do.
String to AnsiString Convertor tool (Falling back to AnsiString) – If you don’t need Unicode, this might be the way to go.
InterBase DataPump – Great for migrating from BDE to InterBase
Mida – VCL to FireMonkey Converter Tool – http://www.midaconverter.com/
Migrating Midas to DataSnap (Middle-Tier migration) – https://blogs.embarcadero.com/migrating-legacy-dcom-based-datasnap-servers-from-delphi-2007-and-earlier-to-delphi-2009-2010-and-later/
3rd party components/libraries (GeitIt Partner Center)
Migrating BDE Applications to FireDAC (the_Search_and_Replace_Utility_Using_Perl_RegEx_Expressions)
Converting 32-bit Delphi Applications to 64-bit Windows