Delphi is a programming language developed by Borland in 1994, as a successor to Turbo Pascal. Development of Delphi was started in 1993 and its first version, Delphi 1.0, was launched on 15 February 1995.


  • High-level programming language which is developed on Object Pascal
  • It also supports low-level programming
  • It comes with an integrated IDE
  • Easy-to-understand syntax
  • Support for the entire Windows API


  • The compilation file has a bigger size compared to other compilers
  • Does not receive new implementations as often as other programming languages
  • Some releases of Delphi were reported to have issues such as low performance and memory leaks


  • Object orientation features
  • Class and Interface-based polymorphism
  • Metaclasses
  • Visual Component Library

Development tools

  • RAD Studio 10 Seattle
  • Embarcadero Delphi
  • IDE Delphi 2007 Professional
  • Rubicon Pro
  • HyperNext Studio
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