Mastering Delphi 7

Mastering Delphi 7 : Essential Instruction from the World's Leading Delphi Authority

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This work is still the best Delphi resource. It is 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 Cantu give you the necessary knowledge to take advantage of what's new to Delphi 7, particularly its support for .NET.
The 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; and, using the Delphi language to create your first .NET programs.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1040 pages
  • 188 x 228 x 56mm | 1,719.11g
  • Sybex Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 078214201X
  • 9780782142013
  • 1,952,218

Table of contents

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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About Marco Cantu

Marco Cantu is the award-winning author of six previous editions of the best-selling Mastering Delphi, as well as the critically acclaimed Delphi Developer's Handbook. Cantu's books on Delphi are known worldwide as thedefinitive Delphi tutorials and references. He lives in Italy and is an international Delphi authority, consultant, teacher of Windows programming courses, and frequent seminar lecturer.
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