Welcome to the Embarcadero Academy!

On behalf of all the instructors at Embarcadero Academy we hope you enjoy advancing your programming skills with a wide variety of courses and subjects. The Embarcadero Academy offers self paced and live courses directly from some of the most knowledgeable and experienced developers in the industry. We will also be offering online bootcamps, conferences, and replays from some of the most recognized experts and trainers in the industry. And if you're ready for to test your skills, we're also offering online developer certifications such as the Delphi Certified Developer Exam.

  • Self-paced and live-lecture courses
  • Online developer bootcamps
  • Online developer conferences and replays
  • Developer skill certification exams

We do not discriminate among programming languages, tools, and frameworks, however initially you'll find courses in the Embarcadero Academy that focus primarily on languages and skills oriented toward Embarcadero products such as RADStudio, Delphi, C++Builder, InterBase, and Sencha. And while most of our initial content is Delphi and C++ oriented, there's a lot in development and as time goes on you'll find more and more courses and lectures on a wide variety of programming skills and languages.

Courses are sold individually, although often you'll often find bundles offered that combine multiple like subject matter courses into a single course bundle.

Courses are centered around streaming video lectures. Most lectures are pre-recorded, but you will also find live interactive classroom courses and lectures offered more and more often as time goes on.

What does it cost?

Enrolling in the Embarcadero Academy is FREE. As a student in the academy there is no obligation to purchase any paid courses or lectures. After enrolling in the Academy you are able to enroll in any free or paid courses offered by our instructors. We'll keep you updated with new courses and lectures as they are become offered by instructors.

Lecture Types offered:

  • Self-paced streaming video
  • Live streaming video classroom
  • Streaming audio
  • Live replays - of onsite classes, conferences, bootcamps and more

Course Lengths:

  • Micro-Courses - Single sitting lecture(s) - One or more 1 to 2hr lectures designed to be completed in single sitting
  • Mini-Courses - Single day course - One or more lectures designed to be completed in a single day
  • Complete Courses - Multi-day/multi-chapter courses ~8hrs or more of lectures designed to be completed in multiple days or weeks

Courses may include

  • Lectures
  • Quizzes
  • Practice Assignments
  • Downloadable resources such as Source Code and Exercise Projects
  • Bonus items such as downloadable eBooks
  • Note: Instructor determine the specific contents for each course, some courses include all items and some only lectures only. Check a course's information page to see what a course includes.

Certification Exams

Embacadero Academy will offer various Certification Exams and prep courses. The first certification offered is the newly updated (Sept 2017) Delphi Certified Developer exam.

Certification Exams include:

  • One use Exam start code
  • Sharable certificate of completion with passing grade
  • Discounted re-takes and re-certifications
  • Group/Team Exam discounts
  • 2yrs skill certification

Free Courses, Promotions and Discounts

We will post free bootcamp and conference replays. Also Instructors may sometimes choose to offer discount coupons for their courses. If offered by an instructor you can get their coupon code directly from the instructor via their blogs, social media, or their websites and from time to time deals will also be posted here on our Deals page here at the Embarcadero Academy.

Embarcadero Technologies and its partners will also be sponsoring courses from time to time. The first sponsored course is Intro to Android Mobile Development with Delphi. This is a 6-Week course with pre-recorded lectures, and weekly live "putting all together" sessions with Jim McKeeth and Craig Chapman. The course is normally $199, but Embarcadero is generously sponsoring this course so you can take it for FREE!, no credit card or payment info is necessary. If you can't make a live session, no problem as we'll be posting replays to the live sessions after they are conducted.

How long do I have access to a course?

When purchasing a one-time payment course, your course access never expires. Certification exams are one time use, so you may take the test once, however discounted re-takes are available.

Can I become an Instructor?

Sure! If you are a subject matter expert, a trainer, an MVP, an Embarcadero Partner and wish to build and offer lectures or courses on the Embarcadero Academy, please inquire here or send email to [email protected]