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Peter Adam27-Jan-21 13:25
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Yes, both Delphi 4 and Delphi 7. There are projects in both actively maintained and extended.

On same machine, compilation speed washes away anything .net. IDE is much faster than VS. Coding style prefixing types with T makes code completion much faster, far less error-prone.

VCL is much more thought out, than WinForms. You assign dialog return value to a button, not hunting buttons from the form's properties. Form description format (dfm) is much more version control system friendly. Grid customization painting (therefore scrolling) was far faster than in the C#/WinForms equivalent.

Never ever a Delphi programmer missed an else branch.

With these older releases, and falling inet packages REST and XML processing not as natural.

Database access is a good mix of SQL and ISAM. With the "with" multi-object support, query is more language-integrated than anything MS came up, except Visual Foxpro (scatter/gather memvar and human grade dynamic compilation is hard to surpass).
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