was an Integrated Development Environment
(IDE), created by CodeGear
, which was targeted towards student, amateur, individual professionals, and hobbyist programmers. It used the Delphi programming language
, which is a dialect of Pascal
Turbo Delphi was announced on 8 August 2006. It became available for download on 5 September 2006.
There were two versions of Turbo Delphi, one which generates native Win32 applications (Turbo Delphi for Windows), and one that generated bytecode for the Microsoft .NET CLR
. Each version came in two editions, a free Explorer edition and a Professional edition. The Professional edition was a commercial product available for purchase from Borland/Embarcadero, and it allowed extension and customization of the IDE which was not available in the Explorer edition.
It was most recently distributed by the CodeGear
division of Embarcadero Technologies
, which was purchased from Borland
in 2008. In October 2009, Embarcadero discontinued support of Turbo Delphi, along with the other Turbo products including Turbo C++
. The product is not available for download any longer, and it is not possible to receive a registration key from Embarcadero which was required to use the product. The latest release of Turbo Delphi was 2006, and it was based upon Embarcadero's product Delphi
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