[Lazarus] How do use sockets?

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Sun Nov 27 13:47:12 CET 2011

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Graeme Geldenhuys
<graemeg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27/11/2011, Marcos Douglas <md at ...> wrote:
>> Good job!
> Most of the work and credit must really go to Peter Hinrichsen - I
> simply ported that code to be FPC and cross-platform enabled.

I found this http://lazarus.freepascal.org/index.php/topic,14147.0.html
but did not tested.

>> This support for n-tier is part of tiOPF or could be use alone?
> It is part of tiOPF - the best way to write database applications (see
> promo paragraph). ;-) The n-tier support is simply a new persistence
> layer (like the existing Oracle, SqlDB, IBX, SQLite etc persistence
> layers), but called Remote. The interface is exactly the same as all
> the other persistence layers, that is why you can switch from local
> storage (XML, CSV, TAB) to client/server, to n-tier (remote) without
> changing a single line of code in your application. You can even
> change between database components (SqlDB, IBX, dbExpress, DOA,
> ZeosLib, FBLib etc) without changing a single line of code.

But there are apps that not uses tiOPF, but could benefit from using n-tier.

> [promo hat on]
> tiOPF has a nice demo (demo 18 - a simple address book demo) showing
> how much code you can reuse by using tiOPF. The demo supports local
> storage, client/server and n-tier. The application server has a GUI
> user interface with a log window (very handy for debugging) and a
> background Services implementation. The client side has CGI (web),
> Console, and two GUI implementations. All business objects, business
> rules and persistence are shared between all applications. All
> persistence is validated via the unit test project. The demo even
> includes a web deployment / auto-upgrade application - demonstrating
> how you can deploy new versions of your application automatically to
> your clients. This is a very extensive demo showing the true power of
> tiOPF based applications.
> [promo hat off]

Good promotion! =)

You have loaded the new sources?
Is this the right SVN paths?
https://tiopf.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/tiopf/tiOPF2/Trunk  (source)
https://tiopf.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/tiopf/tiOPF2_Demos  (demo)

Marcos Douglas

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