Wednesday 27th August at 6 for 6:15pm start.

Converting a Two Tier Application to Datasnap – Steve Corbett

An application will often go through various enhancements and upgrades throughout its life. Steve will discuss the technique he used recently to update a two tiered TADO component based application to use Datasnap and will walk through the components he wrote to replace the TADOQuery and TADOTable objects.

Exception Handling Tips and Tricks – Lachlan Gemmell

Exception handling is a simple and powerful way of dealing with errors but it’s not always obvious how to use it in the most optimal fashion. We’ll look at a few different ways that exception handling can be employed along with some of the third party tools (free and commercial) that can supplement it nicely. We’ll be covering both handling exceptions raised in other people’s code and how to best write your own custom exceptions for handling your own error conditions.

This month we have a door prize donated by Arena Business Technology. Its a Logitech Wireless Headset H800 that sells at around $100 and has an RRP of $159.95. Here is a picture of the device:

logitech h800 wireless headset

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