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Publisher Comments:

Delphi Takes a Great Leap Forward; It's Time for You to Do the Same

The latest release of Borland's Delphi is a major overhaul, featuring a brand-new IDE for both Win32 and .NET development and tons of other improvements. Mastering Borland Delphi 2005 is the best way to get up to speed, whether you're starting from scratch or have experience with an earlier version. Written by an award-winning and internationally known Delphi expert, this book shows you how to capitalize on Delphi's many advantages—including its clean language, speed of development, portability, and an active community that has produced hundreds of third-party tools.

Coverage Includes

  • Writing code using the Delphi language
  • Navigating the Delphi 2005 IDE
  • Understanding the relationship between Delphi and Microsoft's .NET Framework
  • Tapping Delphi's database support
  • Using ADO.NET and the Borland Data Providers
  • Developing multi-tiered applications on Win32 and .NET platforms
  • Writing applications that will be portable from Win32 to .NET
  • Using Indy for sockets programming
  • Understanding your web development options with Delphi, including WebBroker, WebSnap, IntraWeb, and ASP.NET
  • Taking advantage of Delphi's XML and web services support
  • Using the ECO framework for Model-Driven Architecture

Detailed Coverage of the Delphi Language, from an OOP Perspective

In-depth Instruction in Win32 and .NET Development Using the New IDE

Learn How Much You Can Accomplish with the Combined Borland and .NET Libraries

See Why Delphi Is Now an Even Better Choice for Internet Development

Master Delphi's Many New Capabilities, Including Refactoring, Unit Testing, Database Management, and More

Synopsis:

Borland's Delphi programming tool has a well-established market, with well over 1 million users. It competes with Visual Basic and is especially popular in Europe. The long awaited Delphi 2005 offers additional features for internet programming, the .NET Framework, Model-driven design, visual Web application development, improved Web services with XML, and Win32. Delphi 2005 is the complete development solution for Microsoft Windows. Combining the power of the Delphi and C# languages with the performance of the Microsoft .NET Framework and Win32. Delphi 2005 is unique among Windows development solutions in its ability to target both Win32 and the Microsoft .NET Framework.If you're looking to capitalize on the powerful capabilities of Delphi 8, this is your essential resource. Named "Best Book" by Delphi Informant magazine, its practical, tutorial-based coverage helps you develop key skills, solve tough problems, and build functionality in your applications. Special insights from Delphi expert Marco Canty give you an extra advantage. This edition contains enhanced coverage of sophisticated new features, including Internet programming, the latest utilities, Win32 updates, .Net components, and operability. Whether you're a beginner wanting to learn the essentials, an upgrader wanting to grasp the newest features, or an intermediate programmer seeking to optimize your applications, this book has all the answers you'll need.

Synopsis:

Borland's Delphi programming tool has a well-established market, with well over 1 million users. It competes with Visual Basic and is especially popular in Europe. The long awaited Delphi 2005 offers additional features for internet programming, the .NET Framework, Model-driven design, visual Web application development, improved Web services with XML, and Win32. Delphi 2005 is the complete development solution for Microsoft Windows. Combining the power of the Delphi and C# languages with the performance of the Microsoft .NET Framework and Win32. Delphi 2005 is unique among Windows development solutions in its ability to target both Win32 and the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Synopsis:

Master Delphi's Many New Capabilities, Including Refactoring, Unit Testing, Database Management, and More

Synopsis:

If you're looking to capitalize on the powerful capabilities of Delphi 8, this is your essential resource. Named Best Book by Delphi Informant magazine, its practical, tutorial-based coverage helps you develop key skills, solve tough problems, and build functionality in your applications. Special insights from Delphi expert Marco Canty give you an extra advantage. This edition contains enhanced coverage of sophisticated new features, including Internet programming, the latest utilities, Win32 updates, .Net components, and operability. Whether you're a beginner wanting to learn the essentials, an upgrader wanting to grasp the newest features, or an intermediate programmer seeking to optimize your applications, this book has all the answers you'll need.

About the Author

Marco Cantù is the author of the best-selling Mastering Delphi series and several e-books on Delphi. A recipient of the Spirit of Delphi award from Borland for his Delphi-related writing, teaching, and public speaking, Marco also consults on XML and web services architectures and is active in several open source software projects. He lives in Italy with his wife, two kids, and a dog. He can be reached via his website, www.marcocantu.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part 1: Foundations.

Chapter 1: Introducing Borland Developer Studio 3.0.

Chapter 2: The Platforms: Win32 and Microsoft .NET.

Chapter 3: The Delphi Programming Language.

Chapter 4: The Delphi Language for .NET.

Chapter 5: Delphi Win32 Run-Time Library.

Chapter 6: Architecture of the Visual Component Library (VCL).

Chapter 7: Working with Forms.

Chapter 8: Building the User Interface with VCL (for Win32 and .NET).

Chapter 9: Delphi .NET Run-Time Library and the Framework Class Library.

Part 2: Delphi Object-Oriented Architectures.

Chapter 10: Refactoring and Unit Testing.

Chapter 11: Dynamic Architectures (with Libraries, Packages, and Assemblies).

Chapter 12: COM and .NET Interoperability.

Part 3: Delphi Database-Oriented Architectures.

Chapter 13: Delphi’s Database Architecture.

Chapter 14: Client/Server Development with

Chapter 15: Working with ADO.

Chapter 16: Using ADO.NET.

Chapter 17: Multitier Architectures.

Chapter 18: Using Enterprise Core Objects (ECO).

Part 4: Delphi and the Internet.

Chapter 19: HTML and HTTP Development.

Chapter 20: WebSnap and IntraWeb.

Chapter 21: The ASP.NET Architecture.

Chapter 22: Using XML Technologies.

Chapter 23: Web Services and SOAP.

Part 5: Appendices.

Appendix A: Learning the Foundations of Delphi.

Appendix B: Add-on Delphi Tools.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780782143423
Publisher:
Sybex
Subject:
Computer software
Author:
Cant, Marco
Author:
Cantu, Marco
Author:
Cant
Author:
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Author:
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Author:
Cant?, Marco
Subject:
Development
Subject:
Programming Languages - Delphi
Subject:
Delphi (Computer file)
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Computer software -- Development.
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Copyright:
Series:
Mastering
Publication Date:
20050819
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
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Y
Pages:
992
Dimensions:
9.04x7.47x2.13 in. 3.22 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Borland's Delphi programming tool has a well-established market, with well over 1 million users. It competes with Visual Basic and is especially popular in Europe. The long awaited Delphi 2005 offers additional features for internet programming, the .NET Framework, Model-driven design, visual Web application development, improved Web services with XML, and Win32. Delphi 2005 is the complete development solution for Microsoft Windows. Combining the power of the Delphi and C# languages with the performance of the Microsoft .NET Framework and Win32. Delphi 2005 is unique among Windows development solutions in its ability to target both Win32 and the Microsoft .NET Framework.If you're looking to capitalize on the powerful capabilities of Delphi 8, this is your essential resource. Named "Best Book" by Delphi Informant magazine, its practical, tutorial-based coverage helps you develop key skills, solve tough problems, and build functionality in your applications. Special insights from Delphi expert Marco Canty give you an extra advantage. This edition contains enhanced coverage of sophisticated new features, including Internet programming, the latest utilities, Win32 updates, .Net components, and operability. Whether you're a beginner wanting to learn the essentials, an upgrader wanting to grasp the newest features, or an intermediate programmer seeking to optimize your applications, this book has all the answers you'll need.
"Synopsis" by , Borland's Delphi programming tool has a well-established market, with well over 1 million users. It competes with Visual Basic and is especially popular in Europe. The long awaited Delphi 2005 offers additional features for internet programming, the .NET Framework, Model-driven design, visual Web application development, improved Web services with XML, and Win32. Delphi 2005 is the complete development solution for Microsoft Windows. Combining the power of the Delphi and C# languages with the performance of the Microsoft .NET Framework and Win32. Delphi 2005 is unique among Windows development solutions in its ability to target both Win32 and the Microsoft .NET Framework.
"Synopsis" by , Master Delphi's Many New Capabilities, Including Refactoring, Unit Testing, Database Management, and More
"Synopsis" by , If you're looking to capitalize on the powerful capabilities of Delphi 8, this is your essential resource. Named Best Book by Delphi Informant magazine, its practical, tutorial-based coverage helps you develop key skills, solve tough problems, and build functionality in your applications. Special insights from Delphi expert Marco Canty give you an extra advantage. This edition contains enhanced coverage of sophisticated new features, including Internet programming, the latest utilities, Win32 updates, .Net components, and operability. Whether you're a beginner wanting to learn the essentials, an upgrader wanting to grasp the newest features, or an intermediate programmer seeking to optimize your applications, this book has all the answers you'll need.
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