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Chapter 3: Developing Firebird Applications in Delphi

Table of Contents

Starting a Project
TFDConnection Component
Path to the Client Library
Developing for Embedded Applications
Connection parameters
Connection Parameters in a Configuration File
Connecting to the database
Working with Transactions
TFDTransaction Component
Datasets
TFDQuery Component
TFDUpdateSQL component
TFDCommand component
Types of Command
Creating the Primary Modules
The Read-only Transaction
The Read/Write Transaction
Configuring the Customer Module for Editing
Implementing the Customer Module
Using a RETURNING Clause to Acquire an Autoinc Value
Creating a Secondary Module
The Transactions for Invoice Data
A Filter for the Data
Configuring the Module
Doing the Work
The Invoice Details
The Result
Conclusion
Source Code

This chapter will describe the process of developing applications for Firebird databases with the FireDac™ data access components in the Embarcadero Delphi™ XE5 environment. FireDac™ is a standard set of components for accessing various databases in Delphi XE3 and higher versions.

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