Embarcadero Adds New Tools For RAD Studio Developers

Embarcadero Technologies, a provider of software solutions for application and database development, has acquired Castalia for Delphi and Usertility from TwoDesk Software. Embarcadero will integrate the productivity features of Castalia into RAD Studio’s integrated development environment (IDE) to improve the coding experience for both Object Pascal and C++. RAD Studio will also feature Usertility, a service for monitoring app usage. This acquisition will further developer productivity by enabling RAD Studio users to get integrated support for the third-party solutions, which will be sold and supported by Embarcadero.

“Castalia has consistently been among the most popular third-party Delphi IDE and Editor productivity add-on’s and will now become even more tightly integrated, enhanced, and supported within RAD Studio,” says Michael Swindell, senior vice president of products at Embarcadero Technologies. “The addition of Usertility app analytics will help businesses integrate app usage intelligence at an unheard of level of granularity, without the need for additional coding, and across multiple platforms and form factors.” 

Castalia is a code productivity plugin for RAD Studio that provides advanced features and improvements to the IDE that make it easier and faster for developers to code and design their apps.

Usertility is a component for VCL and FireMonkey that allows developers to track and analyze app usage. The tool provides metrics such as number of users, platforms, number of times an app is opened, and with which user interface elements the end user interacts, and includes a backend service with a graphical interface for data visualization and analytics.

Castalia for Delphi is available immediately with a RAD Studio XE7 purchase. Usertility will be available for new subscribers in the future.