If you are using Borland C++Builder 2006, or any older versions, you will see that it is not easy to use certain C++ libraries. However, there are tips you should know about the efforts CodeGear has made. The following is a recent broadcast on this subject:
Using C++ Libraries, DLLs, ANSI C++, Boost, and the C++ TR1 Library (replay)
Yes, after watching it most of my questions are answered well. For example, I will try the latest build of Boost instead of the 1.33.1.
If you still care about BCB, give it a chance once again.