Archive for month: April, 2010

Copying data from DBXReader to ClientDataSet

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If you are using DataSnap 2010/XE for sure use DBXFramework, which I strong recommend for operations where you don’t use Data Aware components or bi-directional datasets. There are situations where you will need to copy data from DBXReader to TClientDataSet or TParams, for this kind of situation Delphi has the unit DBXDBReaders.pas, which contain some […]

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Using Records to avoid problems with database date/time interval

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A record (analogous to a structure in some languages) represents a heterogeneous set of elements. Each element is called a field; the declaration of a record type specifies a name and type for each field. The record type became more powerful in Delphi 2006 by adding support for: Constructors Non-virtual methods Static methods and properties […]

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RAD Studio 2010 Hotfix 2 available

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Hotfix 2 for RAD Studio 2010 (for Delphi 2010 and C++Builder 2010) is now available at http://cc.embarcadero.com/item/27671 Description of updates that are included in this hotfix: This fix restores Type Library options for “SafeCall function mapping” and “Source Refreshing” in the Delphi Options dialog. This fixes an issue in CPP32.EXE when the C++ source file […]

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Apple battle iAd vs Google AdSense and HTML5 vs Flash

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Last week was a busy week for Apple, starting with the new iPhone agreement to develop applications using the SDK 4. I don’t want to make comments about that at this point. I believe anything can happen before they release the iPhone SDK 4, moving forward Steve Jobs presented the first preview of the iPhone […]

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Hug a Software Developer Today

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A friend of my published a link for this hilarious video on Facebook, the video title: “Hug a Software Developer Today” At the end of this video, you will see a little beautiful kid and how the father became a bad influence 🙂

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Implementing Failover and Load Balancing in DataSnap 2010

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Here I am with another post about DataSnap 2010. This time we will to talk about HTTP Tunneling which allows you to implement redundant solutions like Failover and Load Balancing in DataSnap applications. Questions about this subject are very frequent and I will give you, as an example, an overview using Failover. After reading this […]

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DataSnap 2010 – sending and receiving objects

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If you start to use or migrate your application to the new DataSnap you may ask how to transfer objects between client/server. The data types allowed to be transfered in DataSnap 2009 is limited to the dbExpress data types, but in DataSnap 2010 part of Delphi 2010 you are allowed to transfer any kind of […]

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