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Delphi Cookbook - Second Edition by Daniele Teti

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Creating WebBroker Apache modules

As we have already said, WebBroker is a technology available since Delphi 4 to help create web server applications exposing an HTTP/HTTPS interface. It is a very thin layer on top of HTTP/S but I love it because it doesn't try to do a lot of things, but remains at a low level, allowing you to implement the rest of the architecture as you need. Therefore, Embarcadero used WebBroker as a framework to create DataSnap and EMS. So it is very important to know it, because by knowing it, you have all the power to create web "things" such as HTTP/S services, HTML interfaces, and so on.

In this recipe, we'll create a 64bit WebBroker Apache module, install it in a custom Apache 2.4 distribution, and secure the server by ...

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