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Wrapping Up "How It Works With Holger - Modern Delphi Web Development" Series


Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Closing the curtains on the 8-part tutorial series, 'How It Works With Holger - Modern Delphi Web Development', which spans over 3 hours of content. Throughout this series, Holger has been our guide, navigating us through the intricacies of creating a VCL application for organizing published books, utilizing SQLite databases, FireDAC, and diving into the efficiency of Delphi.

Episode Summaries:

Episode 1: Holger kicks off the series with an overview, providing insights into the scope of the VCL application and the structure of the web application. He showcases the efficiency of Delphi in creating a VCL project and offers a glimpse into the powerful capabilities of web applications.

Episode 2: Diving deep into the project's code structure, Holger outlines the hierarchy of project folders and introduces crucial classes like 'AppGlobals' and 'DatabaseManager.' He demonstrates the implementation of the Singleton pattern for efficient instance management and explores SQLite database connections.

Episode 3: Exploring database modeling with FireDAC, Holger navigates the intricacies of SQLite, emphasizing the importance of JetBrains' DataGrip tool and showcasing why FireDAC remains his preferred database framework.

Episode 4: Shifting focus to building Curious grids, Holger covers dialogues for books, FireDAC queries, and efficient configuration of DB grids, with insights into image handling using the Imaging Library.

Episode 5: This episode centers on querying and managing stores in the Delphi application, demonstrating efficient data handling and addressing challenges in managing availability.

Episode 6: Holger explores creating web pages with markdown and storing content as JSON documents for global accessibility, covering topics like generating markdown files and creating dynamic tables.

Episode 7: The focus is on Json handling in Delphi, with Holger choosing the Neon library for its flexibility, guiding viewers through the implementation of data transfer objects (DTOs) and serialization.

Episode 8: Concluding the series, Holger explores the integration of TMS WEB Core with a JSON file, showcasing dynamic display of books on a web page and providing practical insights into parsing, asynchronous requests, and creating a user-friendly interface.

If you haven't grabbed a copy of "Modern Web Development with Delphi," now's the time. Purchase Holger's new book on Amazon. Dive deeper into the world of modern Delphi web development and unleash the full potential of your applications.

Aaron Decramer


This blog post has received 4 comments.

1. Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 11:00:54 PM

Excellent as always, Holger!

Mathews Chris

2. Thursday, February 8, 2024 at 9:33:40 PM

Holger does informative presentations that inspire good development. I only became well enough in mid-January to view early episodes and now I look forward to viewing all 8.

Holger''s books are a must-read.

Moore Francis

3. Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 9:40:03 PM

is the sample code available?

Eisenstock Jay

4. Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 9:53:19 PM

Bruno Fierens

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