Learn how to install Delphi Pascal locally to solve Exercism's exercises on your own machine
A free Community Edition version is available. Follow installation instructions included with the product.
Delphi will only run in a Windows based operating system. Delphi may be run within a virtual machine that is hosting Windows.
DUnitX may be optionally installed while installing Delphi versions XE8 and up. However, I recommend following the instructions below and manually, obtaining a copy of DUnitX directly from the authors GitHub repository as it is updated more frequently.
With Delphi successfully installed, please follow these steps for retrieving and installing DUnitX if you find that your installation of Delphi is lacking this testing framework.
If you installed DUnitX manually because your installation didn't already come with it then please follow the following illustrated steps to make the necessary configuration changes to Delphi in order for it to locate your installation of DUnitX.
Note: it is assumed that you have completed the installation of Delphi by this point.
Welcome Page similar to this.
Tools along the top menu.
New button located in the
User overrides group
DUNITX for the Variable Name. In the bottom field enter the complete path to your copy of DUnitX, for example mine is
C:\Program Files\Embarcadero\Studio\19.0\source\DUnitX. you may not have a folder 19.0, it depends on the version of Delphi installed. Click the
Ok button to then close this window.
Library along the left side of the Options screen.
... button associated with the Library path in the Directories group
Add button to add this new item to the list.
Ok button to store the change.
Finally, click the
Ok button on the Options window to save all the changes.
Delphi will now be able to locate units that pertain to the DUnitX testing framework library.
Note: It is assumed that Delphi versions XE and higher are being utilized by the student.