Connecting from RAD Studio
The CData FireDAC Components for FinancialForce implement the standard FireDAC classes and integrate FinancialForce into RAD Studio wizards. You can access the components from the RAD Studio Tool Palette and use the components alongside standard FireDAC classes like TFDQuery, TFDManager, and TFDConnection.
Connecting from FinancialForce
See Establishing a Connection to connect with the Data Explorer and FireDAC Connection Editor wizards.
FinancialForce Version SupportThe component requires the Web Services API. The Web Services API is supported natively by FinancialForce Enterprise, Unlimited, and Developer editions. The Web Services API may be enabled on Professional Edition at an additional cost by contacting FinancialForce. The component defaults to version 40.0 of the FinancialForce API. Later or earlier versions can be specified in the APIVersion property.
- See Creating VCL Applications to use the Form Designer to create a simple VCL application that queries FinancialForce.
- See Writing Data Access Code to create TFDConnection objects. See Connection Definitions for other ways to create connections, with TFDManager for example.
- See Using the FireDAC Components for FinancialForce-specific examples of executing prepared statements, discovering schemas, and writing other data access code.