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Learn How To Execute External Commands On Linux From An Auto Tables For RAD Server API Endpoint Auto Tables for RAD Server is an automated solution for generating a REST API for your database. However, in addition to that it supports defining custom methods for an endpoint. Inside of this custom method you can call external commands on Windows. You can also call external commands when the RAD Server instance is hosted on Linux using the code I will show here from StackOverFlow. Once you create your Endpoint in the Auto Tables Editor and the Endpoint is selected you can go to the Endp...
Auto Generate Powerful REST API Client/Server Solution For RAD Server With Delphi 10.2 Tokyo Auto Tables is an automatic low code REST API generator for RAD Server. The easy to use interface allows for the quick automatic configuration of a REST server and client SDK with dynamic endpoints providing read, write, and delete access to your data. Everything can be generated from your database tables in just a few clicks. Database tables can be made available with enterprise permissions for over 30 different databases including databases such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and InterBase. A...

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Make Your Apps Scalable and Web-Enabled This blog post accompanies the webinar Make Your Apps Scalable and Web-Enabled - Leverage your Business Logic with a Fast Flexible Multi-Tier Architecture - Using RAD Server and REST Services. Create high performance, scalable applications by adopting a multi-tier architecture. By separating the UI/presentation layer, the server and the data layer, your apps will scale more easily with changing business needs and accommodate larger numbers of users. Multi-tier architecture also allows...
Build Flexible and Robust Apps with a Multi-Tier Architecture A Multi-Tier architecture separates the UI/Presentation, the application and business logic layer, the data access layers, and the database itself in separate applications, potentially running on different computers. In this blog post we’ll examine some of the key traits of this architecture and discuss key reasons for adopting this model. Multi-tier architectures are fairly common these days and they are becoming even more relevant in today’s mobile world, given the traditional client/server m...
Offline Capable Cross Platform Delphi 10.2 FireMonkey Client Code For Android, iOS, macOS, And Windows The RAD Server Field Service Template provides an end to end field service application template for routing appointments, managing parts, and user administration. It is made up of a REST server module, a desktop client, and a cross platform mobile client. The template can give you a head start in building your own field service solutions. This blog post is about the offline capable mobile client app that comes with the template. You can download the Field Service Template for free from Embarcade...
Secrets of FireDAC: Pagination With Grids And LiveBindings If you want to display only a range of results from a recordset you can using paging (otherwise known as pagination) to do so. It is a common pattern when doing web development to give the user 20 results for example and then the ability to move to the next page. If you are implementing a REST API in RAD Server you might also implement this functionality instead of delivering 2 million rows for the query you only deliver the first 20 rows and the next 20 can be requested in the next call. Obviou...
Learn How To Replicate A TFDMemTable Into An IBLite Table With FireDAC In Delphi 10.2 Tokyo The Field Service Template client app has offline capabilities which allows you to record changes offline without an internet connection. Later updates can be sent back up to the RAD Server once an internet connect is detected. One of the pieces of code in the Field Service Template client app that makes this possible is a function which will take the FireDAC JSON that is received from the RAD Server and store it as a table in IBLite. As you will see in the source code below the proce...
Full Featured FireMonkey Mobile Client Source Code For Delphi 10.2 Tokyo On Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows The RAD Server Field Service Template utilizes a RAD Server based REST server module for the server side. On the admin side there is a FireMonkey based desktop client for adding, viewing, and managing appointments. Additionally, the admin client allows you to manage parts inventory and do user administration. The offline capable cross platform client app is built in FireMonkey and it can be deployed to Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows. There is a single codebase and single UI. It allows you to v...
Architect Edition Now Includes RAD Server Multi-Site License RAD Server is a powerful solution for building web services and modern multi tier applications, and as a backend for mobile applications. You can use RAD Server to publish your own REST APIs, like exposing database data or any other data source, but also perform actions on the backend. This is often needed for mobile applications, but, in general, for any modern multi-tier architecture. Having the data access logic and business logic on the server helps making changes without having to update th...
On the road again: DevTracks 12. September, Oldenburg Schnelle, langlebige und kostengünstige Softwareentwicklung Wir laden Sie zu einer weiteren Veranstaltung unsere DevTracks am 12. September 2018 nach Oldenburg ein. Die Softwareentwicklung durchläuft zur Zeit in vielen Bereichen einen Wandel. Bestehende Anwendungen müssen mit immer neuen Plattformen kooperieren. Das Re-Engineering und das Re-Design von Legacy Anwendungen, sowie die Einbindung mobiler Geräte ist eine große Herausforderung. Embarcadero steht mit seinen Produkten speziell für die...

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