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Borland® JBuilder™ Developer’s Guide by Jeff Swisher, Saleem Siddiqui, Michael Landy

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Using JBuilder’s DataExpress

JBuilder created a database framework named DataExpress, which is built on top of JDBC and provides a visual framework for building database applications. DataExpress is composed of visual and nonvisual controls.

DataExpress provides for offline data stores for mobile applications. This allows an application to download data, work on the data offline, and then synchronize it back to the original data source handling any data conflicts.

The key classes we will review in DataExpress are the following:

  • DataExpress overview

  • Connect to the database

  • Database component methods and properties

  • Query the database

  • Build SQL statements

  • Build a database UI

  • Update the database

DataExpress Overview

The DataExpress architecture can be ...

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