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New C++ Starter Edition

Postby 2ffat » Fri Jan 28, 2011 11:38 am

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Re: New C++ Starter Edition

Postby rlebeau » Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:18 pm



Announced externally, yes, but I cannot find any mention of it on Embarcadero's websites, or in their online store, or anywhere yet.
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Re: New C++ Starter Edition

Postby 2ffat » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:41 am

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Re: New C++ Starter Edition

Postby Eudy » Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:33 pm



Thanks for the update!

Reading the feature matrix, I saw that, among many things, in the Starter Edition, International Development
has some missing features :( and also there's no integration with TeeChart :shock: , although Indy is there.

Also, it's interesting to note that the Starter FAQ says (http://www.embarcadero.com/products/delphi/starter-faq)
Starter FAQ wrote:Can I upgrade from Starter to a higher edition?

Yes. As a Starter edition user, you're eligible for a discount on Professional, Enterprise and
Architect edition products. You can open your Starter edition projects in any higher edition.


:idea: Well, $200 for a Starter + $500 for an upgrade to C++ Builder XE Pro adds up to $700,
which is $200 cheaper than going directly for a new user license of Builder XE Pro ($900). :D


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Re: New C++ Starter Edition

Postby BReeves » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:58 am

Was all excited when I saw this but discovered it is only for Windows 32. Thought I could justify spending $200.00 but a little disappointed after seeing it won't create a 64 bit app.

Not dinging Embarcadero am sure the full version is worth the cost, just can't justify it for what I need to do.
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Re: New C++ Starter Edition

Postby 2ffat » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:21 am

The above data is a bit dated. They are now taking orders for XE3 which does 32- and 64-bit.
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Re: New C++ Starter Edition

Postby rlebeau » Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:53 pm

2ffat wrote:The above data is a bit dated. They are now taking orders for XE3 which does 32- and 64-bit.


Only Delphi supports 64-bit development. C++Builder does not support it just yet. That is coming later.
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