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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)

The Road Ahead

You have done it! You have become a developer superhero and now you have all the necessary skills to rapidly create stunning mobile apps from one code base in record time!

In this chapter, we are going to review some of the most important mobile development trends and think about all kinds of innovative and successful mobile apps you can now build!

This chapter will cover the following points:

  • Review of what we have learned
  • Trends in mobile development
  • Ideas for new and innovative apps for you to build

The objective of this chapter is to show you the road ahead to be successful in the bright new world of mobile app development!