The paperback edition of the Delphi XE DataSnap Development courseware manual contains 190 pages, with sections about: DataSnap History and Example Data, DataSnap Server Targets (and Wizards),... More > DataSnap Security, DataSnap Server Components, DataSnap Server Deployment, DataSnap Clients, DataSnap and Databases, DBX: DataSnap Filters, DataSnap REST and Callbacks, DataSnap and .NET Clients, and an appendix about the extended Developer Issue Report Tool (DIRT) Server and Client.
This courseware manual is also available for purchase for 99 Euro from http://www.eBob42.com/courseware (with free updates and e-mail support).< Less
Delphi XE Development Essentials contains almost 154 pages (5 chapters) on the starter version of Delphi XE. Covering the IDE, Language Enhancements since Delphi 7, RTL and VCL Enhancements, Unicode,... More > and the Subversion integration into the IDE. Each chapter ends with a number of exercises, and at the back of the book there is an appendix with the answers, so the book is ideal for self-study or use as training manual.
A PDF version of the full Delphi XE Development Essentials edition of this book is given as free bonus if you purchase a courseware manual from http://www.eBob42.com/courseware or if you purchase Delphi or RAD Studio XE from reseller Bob Swart (see http://www.bobswart.nl).< Less
Delphi XE Development Essentials contains almost 300 pages (7 chapters) on the latest version of Delphi. Covering the IDE (44 pages), Language Enhancements since Delphi 7 (35 pages), RTL and VCL... More > Enhancements (48 pages), Unicode and globalization/localization (32 pages), Modeling Support including metrics, audits and documentation (40 pages), Unit Testing (38 pages) and the bundled third-party controls, with special focus on CodeSite Express, AQtime Standard and the Subversion integration into the IDE (32 pages). Each chapter ends with a number of exercises, and at the back of the book there is an appendix with the answers (22 pages), so the book is ideal for self-study or use as training manual.
A PDF version of this book is given as free bonus if you purchase a courseware manual from http://www.eBob42.com/courseware or if you purchase Delphi or RAD Studio XE from me (see http://www.bobswart.nl).< Less
Chapter 1 covers XML Programming, starting with XML document and TXMDocument usage, then moving to XML Data Binding and the XML Mapping Tool from the Enterprise version of Delphi. As example, we'll... More > use the RSS feed of one of my blogs.
The second chapter is about Web Services: SOAP and WSDL. We learn how to create SOAP servers, to use multiple different targets, to trace SOAP requests and debug SOAP servers, to deploy them on Windows 2003 or 2008, to import them for SOAP clients, and to trace the SOAP requests at the client side. We add SOAP exceptions and support for SOAP attachments, and end the chapter with a number of practical exercises.
The third chapter is about SOAP Security, talking about HTTP and SSL, and demonstrating how to use SOAP Headers at the client and server side, ending with practical exercises to put this into use again.
A more recent edition of the book can also be purchased in PDF format (with free updates and e-mail support) from my website at http://www.eBob42.com/courseware< Less