With all the focus on Unicode and new Delphi language features, you might get the impression that there is little new in Delphi 2009 for database developers. This impression seems quite wrong. Not only does database support now fully embrace Unicode, compared to the partial support for metadata in past versions, but there are also several relevant new features in dbExpress, including a brand new version of DataSnap that I'll cover in Chapter 12. Here, instead, I'll focus on the core features of TDataSet and related classes, the improved dbExpress, and touch on several associated topics.
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