Calling Dynamically Loadable Libraries

You can call operating system routines directly, but they are not linked to your application until runtime. This means that the library need not be present when you compile your program. It also means that there is no compile-time validation of attempts to import a routine.

Before you can call routines defined in DLL or assembly, you must import them. This can be done in two ways: by declaring an external procedure or function, or by direct calls to the operating system. Whichever method you use, the routines are not linked to your application until runtime.

The Delphi language does not support importing of variables from DLLs or assemblies.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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