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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

Rapid Application Development (RAD) Studio
Rapid Application Development (RAD) Studio Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Rapid Application Development (RAD) Studio is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for building Win32 and Win64 applications. The RAD Studio IDE provides a set of utilities that are designed to streamline and simplify the development life cycle.

This product stores user preferences in the Windows registry. Data created by the user (such as source code and projects) are saved wherever the user places them. By default, this is on the local hard drive. Additionally, the FireDAC component has the ability to access several VA-supported relational databases and manipulate the data within the data source it connects to.

RAD Studio is available in three editions: Professional, Enterprise, and Architect. This entry covers all three editions.

This entry covers the Desktop Edition of this technology and not any mobile versions. Please note that the implementation of mobile technology applications that operate on Mobile Operating Systems must be reviewed and approved by the Mobile Technology and Endpoint Security Engineering Team: http://vaww.eie.va.gov/SysDesign/CS/MT/default.aspx
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov. Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.6
Decision Date: 06/22/2020
Aliases: RAD Studio
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Embarcadero Technologies
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (06/22/2020).