Suggested Reading

ON-LINE DOCUMENTATION

To help grasp the amount of on-line documentation available, it is suggested that you:

  1. Focus on reviewing the articles that help you understand the basics of the Delphi Language - http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/en/Delphi...
  2. Read through the ‘‘Steps to Developing a Project’’ - http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/en/Steps_...
  3. View the online reference, ‘‘Developing Database Applications’’ - http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/XE/en/Dev... tions_Index
  4. Use the on-line documentation main page to review other topics - http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/XE/en/Main_Page.

Embarcadero Delphi XE documentation can be obtained (in different formats) from http://docs.embarcadero.com/.

For DataSnap, there is an excellent series of tutorials available -- Delphi Labs Series 1 by Pawel Glowacki - http://www.embarcadero.com/rad-in-action/delphi-la...

The Delphi area of the Embarcadero Developer Network site contains a number of white papers you may find useful for preparing for this test. http://edn.embarcadero.com/delphi.

BOOKS

  • Delphi XE DataSnap Development Essentials by Bob Swart - http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/delphi-xe-datasnap-development- essentials/15052941
  • Delphi in Depth: ClientDataSets by Cary Jensen - http://www.jensendatasystems.com/cdsbook/
  • Delphi 2010 XML, SOAP & Web Services Development by Bob Swart - http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/delphi-2010-xml-soap-web-services- development/6476670
  • Delphi 2010 Handbook by Marco Cantu - http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1450597262/...
  • Delphi 2009 Handbook by Marco Cantu - http://www.amazon.com/Delphi-2009- Handbook-Marco-Cantu/dp/1440480095/
  • Delphi XE Development Essentials by Bob Swart - http://www.lulu.com/product/pocketboek/delphi-xe-development- essentials/13211362
  • Essential Pascal by Marco Cantu - http://www.amazon.com/Essential-Pascal-Marco- Cantu/dp/1440480117/
  • Delphi for Win32 VCL Database Development by Bob Swart - http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/delphi-for-win32-vcl-database- development/2673262
  • Delphi Developer’s Guide to XML by Keith Wood. McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. 2001 - http://www.amazon.com/Delphi-Developers-Guide-XML- 2nd/dp/1591098629 DELPHI

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