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Mastering Delphi 7

Mastering Delphi 7

Marco Cantù

ISBN: 978-0-782-14201-3

Mar 2003

1040 pages

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Description

Still the Best Delphi Resource--Now Fully Updated and Expanded
Whether you're new to Delphi or just making the move from an earlier version, Mastering Delphi 7 is the one resource you can't do without. Practical, tutorial-based coverage helps you master essential techniques in database, client-server, and Internet programming. And the insights of renowned authority Marco Cantù give you the necessary knowledge to take advantage of what's new to Delphi 7--particularly its support for .NET. Coverage includes:
* Creating visual web applications with IntraWeb
* Writing sockets-based applications with Indy
* Creating data-aware controls and custom dataset components
* Creating database applications using ClientDataSet and dbExpress
* Building client-server applications using InterBase
* Interfacing with Microsoft's ADO
* Programming for a multi-tiered application architecture
* Taking advantage of Delphi's support for COM, OLE Automation, and COM+
* Taking advantage of Delphi's XML and SOAP support
* Implementing Internet protocols in your Delphi app
* Creating UML class diagrams using ModelMaker
* Visually preparing reports using RAVE
* Using the Delphi language to create your first .NET programs

Introduction.

Part I: Foundations.

Chapter 1: Delphi 7 and Its IDE.

Chapter 2: The Delphi Programming Language.

Chapter 3: The Run-Time Library.

Chapter 4: Core Library Classes.

Chapter 5: Visual Controls.

Chapter 6: Building the User Interface.

Chapter 7: Working with Forms.

Part II: Delphi Object-Oriented Architectures.

Chapter 8: The Architecture of Delphi Applications.

Chapter 9: Writing Delphi Components.

Chapter 10: Libraries and Packages.

Chapter 11: Modeling and OOP Programming (with ModelMaker).

Chapter 12: From COM to COM+.

Part III: Delphi Database-Oriented Architectures.

Chapter 13: Delphi?s Database Architecture.

Chapter 14: Client/Server with dbExpress.

Chapter 15: Working with ADO.

Chapter 16: Multitier DataSnap Applications.

Chapter 17: Writing Database Components.

Chapter 18: Reporting with Rave.

Part IV: Delphi, the Internet, and a .NET Preview.

Chapter 19: Internet Programming: Sockets and Indy.

Chapter 20: Web Programming with WebBroker and WebSnap.

Chapter 21: Web Programming with IntraWeb.

Chapter 22: Using XML Technologies.

Chapter 23: Web Services and SOAP.

Chapter 24: The Microsoft .NET Architecture from the Delphi Perspective.

Chapter 25: Delphi for .NET Preview: The Language and the RTL.

Appendix A: Extra Delphi Tools by the Author.

Appendix B: Extra Delphi Tools from Other Sources.

Appendix C: Free Companion Books on Delphi.

Index

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164In the Warning, line 1, Should be CLX (not CXL)
In the Warning, line 1, Should be CLX (not CXL)

204"PageControl1.Pages.Caption" should read "PageControl1.Pages[I].Caption"
"PageControl1.Pages.Caption" should read "PageControl1.Pages[I].Caption"

277"Applications.Initialize;" should read "Application.Initialize;"
"Applications.Initialize;" should read "Application.Initialize;"

286Missing "(" in "Items.IndexOf (Sender as TLabel).Caption)"
Missing "(" in "Items.IndexOf (Sender as TLabel).Caption)"Should be:Items.IndexOf ((Sender as TLabel).Caption)

306Missing "END;" before "FTotal := Tot;"
Missing "END;" before "FTotal := Tot;"

35-356Inconsistent naming;Is it "IViewer" or "IMdViewer"? Should be IMdViewer.
Inconsistent naming;Is it "IViewer" or "IMdViewer"? Should be IMdViewer.