Cary Jensen, best-selling, award-winning author of over twenty-five software books, just published a book on Delphi FireDAC.

Accompanying source code is available online.

  • Learn how to connect to a wide variety of databases
  • Optimize your connection configurations
  • Explore the world of indexes, searches, and filters
  • Discover the power of persisted datasets
  • Create flexible queries using macros and FireDAC scalar functions
  • Achieve blazing performance with Array DML
  • Master the art of cached updates
  • Add sophisticated features using Local SQL

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Overview of FireDAC
  • Chapter 2: Connecting to Data
  • Chapter 3: Configuring FireDAC
  • Chapter 4: Basic Data Access
  • Chapter 5: More Data Access
  • Chapter 6: Navigating and Editing Data
  • Chapter 7: Creating Indexes
  • Chapter 8: Searching Data
  • Chapter 9: Filtering Data
  • Chapter 10: Creating and Using Virtual Fields
  • Chapter 11: Persisting Data
  • Chapter 12: Understanding FDMemTables
  • Chapter 13: More FDMemTables: Cloned Cursors and Nested DataSets
  • Chapter 14: The SQL Command Preprocessor
  • Chapter 15: Array DML
  • Chapter 16: Using Cached Updates
  • Chapter 17: Understanding Local SQL
  • Appendix A: Code Download, Database Preparation, and Errata
  • Index

Cary Jensen is Chief Technology Officer of Jensen Data Systems, Inc., a Texas-based company that specializes in Internet and database development training and consulting, and winner of two Delphi Informant Magazine Readers Choice Awards for Best Training.

Cary is an award-winning, best-selling author of over 25 books. His latest books are:Delphi in Depth: FireDAC and Delphi in Depth: ClientDataSets, 2nd Edition.

Cary also wrote a reference on ADS, Advantage Database Server: A Developer’s Guide, 2nd Edition(Amazone, 2010). Other books include: Delphi in Depth: ClientDataSets, Building Kylix Applications (McGraw-Hill), JBuilder Essentials (Osborne/McGraw-Hill), Delphi In Depth (Osborne/McGraw-Hill), Oracle JDeveloper (Oracle Press), and Programming Paradox 5 for Windows. (Sybex). He is currently working on his twenty-third book.

Cary is an author and speaker for the Delphi Developer Days 2001-present seminar and workshop tours in the United States and Europe, and was the author and speaker for the Advantage Developer Days seminars. A frequent speaker at conferences, workshops, and seminars throughout much of the world, he is widely regarded for his self-effacing humor and practical approaches to complex issues. Cary has a Ph.D. from Rice University in Engineering Psychology, specializing in human-computer interaction.

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