Connecting from RAD Studio
The CData FireDAC Components for UPS implement the standard FireDAC classes and integrate UPS 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 UPS
See Establishing a Connection to connect with the Data Explorer and FireDAC Connection Editor wizards.
UPS Version SupportThe component uses UPS credentials to interact with UPS shipping services. The component uses data stored locally on your machine as input to perform various tasks, such as label creation, rate calculation, and tracking. Upon completing certain tasks, history tables are then populated locally and can be queried later. See Connecting to UPS to authenticate to the UPS shipping services.
- See Creating VCL Applications to use the Form Designer to create a simple VCL application that queries UPS.
- 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 UPS-specific examples of executing prepared statements, discovering schemas, and writing other data access code.