Now in its 10th version, Delphi provides users with four programming languages: C++ and Delphi for Win32 for building Windows applications, and C# and Delphi for .NET for building applications that target the .NET platform. Inside Delphi 2006 demonstrates how to use all of these languages. Topics include the foundations of Delphi, VCL framework programming, and .NET programming.
Learn how to:
- Create applications using Delphi, C++, and C#.
- Design user interfaces using actions and other VCL components.
- Create, handle, and raise exceptions.
- Customize and create components.
- Use the refactoring commands to restructure your source code.
- Build lightweight database applications using the TClientDataSet component.
- Reuse common routines by creating dynamic link libraries.
- Produce graphic output with GDI and GDI+, and process images.
- Print documents or store them as PDFs.
About the Author
Ivan Hladni is an author, lecturer, and a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). He started programming in Turbo Pascal 7.0 and Delphi 2.0 and has been using Delphi ever since. He also has several years of teaching experience, especially in the fields of C++, Delphi, Visual Basic, and PHP programming. He lives in Croatia, where his first two books, on Visual Basic .NET and Pascal/Delphi programming, were published.
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