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Creating Custom WPF Controls in Delphi Prism
Ray Konopka – Raize Software
Relevant to: All-Access, JBuilder
One of the benefits of WPF is that it is flexible enough to handle many situations that would typically require creating a custom control in another user interface framework. However, there are still times when creating a custom control is appropriate and this session covers what you need to know to get started. Topics include user controls vs. custom controls, base class selection, dependency properties, routed events, templates, and much more.
PARTNER SOLUTION: From Paradox to Client/Server in 5 Minutes
Joachim Duerr – Sybase GmbH
Relevant to: Delphi
There are still a lot of applications around which use the BDE and Paradox to store data. Due to the fact that direct file access can be over the network, index and data corruption is a common problem. In addition, PC-based data access in a multi-user environment can be very slow. Both issues can be solved by implementing a Client/Server Database Management System (DBMS). Classically, migrating an existing application to a DBMS could be very difficult. In this session, see just how easy it is to move your existing BDE/Paradox application to client/server using Advantage Database Server and Delphi.
Using the newly introduced proxy dispatcher and mobile proxy generators, users are now able to develop mobile applications outside of RAD Studio while still being able to effortlessly invoke DataSnap Server methods. This presentation covers REST proxy generation for the following mobile devices; Android, BlackBerry, iPhone and Windows Phone 7.
While Delphi allows you to utilize the full power of modern computers, many programs still run only at a fraction of the CPU capacity because programmers are scared of writing the multi-threaded code. The open source library OmniThreadLibrary will help you overcome that hurdle by providing high-level language construct as as parallel 'for' statement.