Thursday, July 16, 2009

Delphi 2007 Handbook

Book Details
Author : Marco Cantù
Publisher: Self - Printed and sold on
ISBN : Not Assigned
Published: September 2007
Price : 36.50 USD (about 28 Euros)

The guide to what's new in Delphi 2007 for Win32, from the best-selling author of the Mastering Delphi series. The book covers changes in the CodeGear product, focusing on new features of the Delphi IDE, the Object Pascal languages, the RTL and VCL, the Vista support, the dbExpress architecture, and much more.

Table of Contents
The book has 258 pages of technical material, covering (detailed TOC now available, see below):

* The Delphi 2007 IDE (22 pages)
* Code Templates and Refactoring (24 pages)
* Project Management and MSBuild (12 pages)
* The Debugger (4 pages)
* Recent Updates to the Delphi Language (30 pages)
* Core Run-Time Library Changes (10 pages)
* Changes in the VCL (14 pages)
* Memory Management and Robust Applications (28 pages)
* Windows Vista and the VCL (30 pages)
* Database Support and dbExpress 4 (30 pages)
* InstallAware and Other Tools (16 pages)
* Upgrading Existing Projects to Delphi 2007 (14 pages)

About Author
Marco Cantù is the author of the best-selling Mastering Delphi book series and is considered a prominent figure in the Delphi community. He was one of the recipients of the “Spirit of Delphi” award in 1999, together with Dutch Delphi guru Bob Swart. His Mastering Delphi books won two "Delphi Magazine Readers' Choice Awards". Marco has spoken at dozens of Borland/CodeGear conferences in the US and Europe, and has offered consulting and training throughout the world.

Source Code License
The author created example code in this publication expressly for the free use by its readers. The source code for this book is copyrighted freeware, distributed via the web site The copyright prevents you from republishing the code in print media without permission. Readers are granted limited permission to use this code in their applications, as long at the code itself is not distributed, sold, or commercially exploited as a stand-alone product. Permission to add limited pieces of code to your application is fine, regardless of the application's license.

Aside from this specific exception concerning source code, no part of this publication may be stored in a retrieval system, transmitted, or reproduced in any way, in the original or in a translated language, including but not limited to photocopy, photograph, magnetic, or other record, without the prior agreement and written permission of the publisher.

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