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5-Minute-Snack: Using a Custom Delphi Component with FmxLinux

A couple of months ago, I described the Pexels component in detail. The component allows integration of pictures from Pexels.com into your Delphi application accessing the REST API provided.

Furthermore, I described the necessary steps using inheritance and abstraction that are necessary to develop the component for two frameworks: VCL and FireMonkey.

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Delphi 10.2 Tokyo Beta Blogging: Editing data in TFDMemTable during design-time

database-155892_640database-155892_640I received permission today to blog about the features of Delphi 10.2 Tokyo.

You might have read a lot of things about Linux support and other compiler-related improvements. As a database application developer I am very excited about this new feature:

 

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5-Minute-Snack: Exporting data using FireDAC

Happy New Year!

A couple of weeks ago I showed how to use FireDAC to import text data into datasets. Furthermore, Local SQL was used to filter and make other changes to the data.

Delphi also offers very simple means to export data from a query or dataset in a file.

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5 Minute Snack: Accessing comma-separated files in Delphi

Reading comma-separated or tab-separated┬ádata from text files (also known as “flat files”) is a rather common task that developers have to deal with. For that reason most 3rd party frameworks offer methods to import data into their grids and databases.

I was really surprised how easy and flexible it was to read this kind of data with Delphi.

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