Category: Development

  • Windows Phone and Windows development…

    Ever since Microsoft decided to retire Windows Phone, I have stopped developing software for the Windows Platform. With the release of Visual Studio 2022, UWP (Universal Windows Platform) seems to be an afterthought. As of now, I believe all the Windows Phone and Windows/Microsoft Store apps have been pulled by Microsoft because I have not […]

  • My code vault

    Hi all, I have spent some time cleaning up the many version control systems where I have been hosting my samples, projects, Proof-of-Concepts, experiments, etc… into a single consolidated code vault. After Microsoft decided to retire CodePlex, I have chosen GitLab over Azure DevOps, GitHub, BitBucket and CodeCommit. Ideally, I would like to host on […]

  • Error: cannot load data from the server: “RadStudio.json” metadata file does not exist for RAD Studio 10.4

    Error: cannot load data from the server: “RadStudio.json” metadata file does not exist Whenever you see this error, run the following command: GetItCmd.exe -c=useonline From the RAD Studio Command Prompt after you have changed the directory to C:\Programme Files (x86)\Embarcadero\Studio\21.0\bin Source:

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio 10.4.1 released

    Looks like a new update for my favourite development environment has been released with lots of improvements. Please visit: for more information.

  • Embarcadero RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo has been released

    Hi everyone, Embarcadero have now released RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo for Windows with improved support for Windows 10 and centennial using VLC. For more information on new features of RAD Studio, please visit The toolset and IDE is now available to download from