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Migrating Database Applications to use Borland Data Providers by Martin Rudy
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Report Type:  Suggestion / Enhancement Request Date Reported:  8/7/2006 3:16:37 PM
Severity:    Infrequently encountered problem Last Updated: 8/28/2006 1:37:19 PM
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Migrating Database Applications to use Borland Data Providers by Martin Rudy
TYPE: Regular Session
LEVEL: Intermediate
PREREQUISITES: Database development with BDE, dbGo, dbExpress, IBX or other database connectivity.
ABSTRACT: This session provides a comparison of the basic features database developers are familiar with Win32 data connectivity options and show a migration path to database applications using BDP.  The intent is to show BDE (Paradox only), dbGo, dbExpress and IBX users how to perform the same actions with BDP.  A matrix mapping like components, methods and properties between data connection options will be presented.

The major topics include the following:  The major topics include the following:

* Architecture introduction and comparison
* Database connectivity components to BDP connection
* Component, properties, methods and event comparison
* ADO.NET and BDP Event Stream
* Creating a DBNavigator
* Using the Built-In Reconcile Error Dialog
* How to Search and Filter
* Why You Should Use a DataView
* How to use Calculated Fields
* How to Retrieve Autoincrement Values from a Database
* Using a DataSet to Read and Write XML Files
* Where are Data Modules and How to get the Equivalent?

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Martin Rudy is the president of R&R Consulting, a firm specializing in Delphi application development, consulting, and training. He was the Paradox Advisory Board Chairman for the 1992 Borland Database Conference, an advisory board member of the 1st and 2nd International Paradox User's Conference in 1990 and 1991 and the 1995 BDC, and selected as a speaker for all of the Borland Conferences. Martin is co-author of InfoWorld's "Power Programming Secrets" book series for Paradox DOS and Paradox for Windows, and co-author of "Delphi in Depth." He is also a certified Delphi developer and trainer.
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