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Expert Delphi

By : Paweł Głowacki
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Expert Delphi

By: Paweł Głowacki

Overview of this book

Delphi is the most powerful Object Pascal IDE and component library for cross-platform native app development. It enables building natively compiled, blazingly fast apps for all major platforms including Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, and Linux. If you want to build server-side applications, create web services, and have clear GUIs for your project, then this book is for you. The book begins with a basic primer on Delphi helping you get accustomed to the IDE and the Object Pascal language and will then quickly move on to advanced-level concepts. Through this book, we’ll help you understand the architecture of applications and will teach you the important concepts of the FireMonkey library, show you how to build server-side services, and enable you to interact with the Internet of Things. Towards the end, you will learn to integrate your app with various web services and deploy them. By the end of the book, you will be able to build powerful, cross-platform, native apps for iOS and Android with a single code base.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

App Deployment

Building and deploying your mobile app to an App Store is just the beginning. There is a lot more to successful app deployment. In this chapter, we are going to focus on all the nitty-gritty details of app deployment. We are going to discuss adding artwork, app monetization with ads, and in-app purchases. To be successful in mobile app development you need to constantly improve your app. For this you need to have good understanding of how users interact with your app. You also need to automate as many tasks as possible for reduced development and deployment times. That is why at the end of this chapter best practices for version control, testing, continuous integration, and deployment are discussed.

This chapter will cover the following points:

  • Deploying to App Stores
  • Monetizing with ads and in-app purchases
  • Effectively using version control
  • Unit testing
  • Automating...