Starting with the XML basics, learn about well formed and valid documents, encoding, and recoding and XSD validation. See examples in Delphi for Win32 and Delphi Prism showing you which tool to choose when. Finally, learn where things can go wrong and how to prevent that: improper but well formed XML, copying data between XML documents, convert XML to tables and objects, etc.
Relevant to: RAD Studio, Delphi, Delphi Prism, C++Builder
Learn how to convert your existing BDE applications to the DBX Architecture. This session covers the architectural and coding differences between BDE and DBX. Also covered are tools that are freely available to assist you in this conversion.
Migration from Client/Server to Multi-tier with DataSnap and Delphi
Vsevolod Leonov – Embarcadero
Relevant to: Delphi, RAD Studio
DataSnap platform for multi-tier provides powerful capabilities for developers. Now it’s easy to start a new multi-tier project with many variants of deployment. But sometimes the goal is to convert the existing Client/Server project into DataSnap version. Sometimes it needs the migration of the code style into pattern, typical for multi-tier programming. So we have a traditional project, implementing interaction with DBMS. How can we support migration? What should be easily change and what needs some refactoring? The presentation will consider the basic and reliable techniques, which will help you to upgrade the existing projects and get the advantages of new DataSnap multi-tier architecture.