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 Writing your first program
 Writing your second program
 Amending this program
 
 Delphi data types
   Numbers
   Text (strings and chars)
   Sets and enumerations
   Arrays
   Records
 
 Programming logic
   Looping
   SubRoutines
   Exception handling
 
 Dates and times
 
 Files
 
 Pointers
 
 Printing text and graphics
 
 Object Orientation basics
   Memory leaks!
   Inheritance
   Abstraction
   Interfaces
   An example class
 
 Database introduction
   Database connections
   Displaying a table in a grid
   Using data aware controls
   Using standard controls
   Using SQL queries
   Using stored procedures
 
 References

 Standard components
 
 Articles

 A brief history of Delphi
 
 Usability : file handling  Usability : reference books
 
 
 Delphi Basics Standalone program
 
This web site provides help and reference for the fundamentals of the Delphi© language. It is gives an introduction to the Delphi Object Oriented Language for newcomers, and provides a ready reference for experience programmers.

It limits itself to a broad base of the language in order to keep things simple and manageable. The approach taken is to present the most useable basics of Delphi in as accessible a manner as possible.

The site currently provides access to over 400 Delphi language elements. These are a basic subset of what is called the Delphi Run Time Library (RTL). These can be accessed by various routes in the right hand pane of this page.

There are introductory tutorials on the features of the language on the left hand pane. These make extensive use of cross references to the RTL language elements.

Feel free to contact the author about any aspects of the site. Every effort will be made to respond to all emails received.

This program is offered on an asis basis.

No warranties are applicable to this offering.

In any dispute, the Delphi Basics web site is the definitive source of the data presented here.

Hints and tips  Some useful stuff for all developers

 

 
 
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 Options
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 Files
Operations
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Operations
Conversions from
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Displaying
 
 
 Numbers and sets
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Conversions from
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Trigonometry
Default numbers
Displaying
 
 
 Dates and Times
Calculations
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Values
Displaying
 
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System
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