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Archive for the ‘WinRT-with-Delphi’ Category

Is Embarcadero going to use a way around WinRT sideloading only being available on Windows 8 Enterprise SKUs?

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/08/27

One of the Enterprise SKU of Windows 8 is that it allows side-loading of WinRT apps. It gives you the opportunity to load internally developed Metro-style applications that use WinRT on Windows 8 without a developers license installed on that Windows 8 machine.

This feature was described on many sources, including:

But since many apps (including Delphi written apps as they cannot link to the Visual C++ Run-Time DLL) don’t directly run on WinRT, there is a clear demand of enabling this side-loading feature for non-Enterprise SKUs of Windows 8:

The last link describes a way to circumvent this, and I think that is what Embarcadero is aiming at to enable Delphi XE3 Metropolis style applications to run on WinRT:

Note I updated my Delphi WinRT link clearance post with the last two links.


Posted in Delphi, Delphi XE3, Development, Software Development, WinRT-with-Delphi | 2 Comments »

Link clearance on the recent Delphi XE3 and WinRT stir

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/08/25

Just for my own record, a link clearance of WinRT in relation to Delphi.

I amended this a couple of time already, will try to do so over time: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Delphi, Development, Software Development, WinRT-with-Delphi | Tagged: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

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