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Universal Data Access for Delphi Components: Why Customers Choose UniDAC

Time is the most precious resource nowadays. It’s the age of speed, quality, and effectiveness. That’s why all the professionals around the world appreciate products and tools that help save their time and efforts and provide high-quality support.

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Cross-Compiling in Lazarus on Linux Using UniDAC as an Example

The topic of cross-compiling projects in Lazarus on Linux systems has been repeatedly raised by our users. Therefore, in this article, we want to examine in detail the features of cross-compilation in Lazarus and show how to create a simple application using UniDAC and compile it for a Windows platform in a Linux environment.

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New Versions of UniDAC, PgDAC, and dbExpress with PostgreSQL 14 Support are Available

We are glad to announce the release of UniDAC 9.1 and PgDAC 7.1 with the support for PostgreSQL 14. Now you can work with PostgreSQL 14 and PostgreSQL stored procedures with OUT parameters.

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SSL Connection to MySQL From Delphi with UniDAC and SecureBridge

This article explains how to establish an SSL connection to MySQL from Delphi with UniDAC and SecureBridge.

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Fast and Simple Database App Development and Deployment to Linux in RAD Studio

The Devart company released UniDAC with support for Linux 64-bit platform. UniDAC makes application development and maintenance easier and simpler because the use of the Direct mode in a custom application does not require the installation of client libraries, additional drivers, etc. This helps to avoid the overhead when accessing a DBMS, hence increasing performance.

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Developing applications with Salesforce CRM integration in Delphi

Cloud-based CRM systems are becoming incredibly popular in these days. This trend is quite clear. The usage of cloud services does not require a deployment and costly specialized software domestic support, which ultimately reduces a company’s total expenses. (more…)

Disabling Direct Mode in LiteDAC and UniDAC

LiteDAC and UniDAC interact with SQLite in 2 approaches. The first approach is that an application uses functions of the linked SQLite library. For Windows OS it is sqlite3.dll, for Mac OS and iOS – libsqlite3.dylib, for Android – libsqlite.so. The second approach allows to connect to the database from the application directly, using so called Direct Mode. Direct Mode provides interaction with SQLite avoiding any external libraries linking. It is implemented by embedding the code of the SQLite library directly to the application. This approach allows to work with SQLite in cases, when using third-party libraries is impossible due to a number of reasons. For example, when developing applications for iOS or Mac OS, the Apple corporation prohibits deployment of any libraries along with the application.

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How to Develop Database Applications for iOS and Android in C++Builder with UniDAC

C++ Builder supports iOS and Android application development since version XE6. This article discusses the basics of developing database applications for iOS and Android in C++ Builder using UniDAC.

UniDAC is a suite of universal data access components for connecting to  SQL Server, SQLite, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SAP ASE, xBase (DBF), Amazon Redshift, and InterBase from iOS and Android (you can use UniDAC to develop Windows applications that connect to almost any popular database, but this is beyond the scope of this article). (more…)