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Delphi XE2 installation instructions on Windows and Mac (#ekon15 conference)

Posted by jpluimers on 2011/10/24

If you are attending the EKON 15 conference and want to prepare your laptops for some hands on experience, please follow the guidelines below.

I’m looking forward meeting a lot of interesting people, and having a great conference!

And if you are not attending, the below guidelines will help you get started doing cross platform FireMonkey development in Delphi :)

Installation instructions

Installation instructions on the Windows PC

  1. Install RAD Studio XE2 and the on-line help (use the default settings in all steps)
  2. Install InterBase XE Developer edition

Installation instructions on the Mac

For FireMonkey Mac OS X development

  1. Copy the file setup_paserver.zipto your Mac. Usually you can find it in here (X: is your Windows drive):64-bits system: X:\Program Files (x86)\Embarcadero\RAD Studio\9.0\PAServer32-bits system: X:\Program Files\Embarcadero\RAD Studio\9.0\PAServer
  2. Unpack the file on your Mac (you will get the file setup_paserver)
  3. Run the setup_paserver on the Mac.
  4. InterBase Developer edition:follow the general Installation instructions on the Embarcadero site,followed by the speficif Mac OS X instructies on the Embarcadero site.

For Apple iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) development

  1. Download and Install Xcode 4 from the Apple site (you need to register for an account first)
  2. Copy the file FireMonkey-iOS.dmgto your Mac; Usually you can find it in here (X: is your Windows drive):64-bits system: X:\Program Files (x86)\Embarcadero\RAD Studio\9.0\FireMonkey-iOS32-bits system: X:\Program Files\Embarcadero\RAD Studio\9.0\FireMonkey-iOS
  3. The file FireMonkey-iOS.dmgis a Mac disk image.Mount the DMG image on your Mac. It will be openend in /Volumes/FireMonkey-iOS/ and you will see 2 installers.
  4. Install both in this order:a. (it tells you that it will take 2 minutes, usually it will take less time)b. FireMonkey-iOS-XE2.pkg (it tells you it installs in “less than a minute”, usually it takes much longer, and can take more than 15 minutes)
  5. In the Mac Finder, Eject the mounted DMG

See also these two online instructions:


2 Responses to “Delphi XE2 installation instructions on Windows and Mac (#ekon15 conference)”

  1. It might be intersting to have a look at the two Video Tutorials / Screencasts I created on this subject :

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