Using FireDAC in FMX Applications

In Chapter 3, Mastering Basic Components, and Chapter 4, Discovering Lists and Advanced Components, we covered an overview of the most fundamental and commonly used visual components in the FMX framework. Many applications are actually data-centric, meaning that the User Interface (UI) is a way to present some data to the user. This data can be from different sources and must be accessed and managed accordingly.

In this chapter, we will have a look at the default (and included) Data Access Components library for Delphi, that is, FireDAC (https://www.embarcadero.com/products/rad-studio/firedac). It is a powerful, feature-rich, robust, performant, and well-architectured library that comes from decades of development ...

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