Connecting from RAD Studio
The CData FireDAC Components for Avro implement the standard FireDAC classes and integrate Avro 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 Avro
See Establishing a Connection to connect with the Data Explorer and FireDAC Connection Editor wizards.
RAD Studio Version Support
RAD Studio 10.1 (Berlin) and above are supported.
Avro Version SupportThe component leverages the Apache Avro V1.10.1.
Avro Serialization Encodings
Apache Avro specifies two serialization encodings: binary and JSON. The component only parses Avro files that are encoded in Binary.
- See Creating VCL Applications to use the Form Designer to create a simple VCL application that queries Avro.
- 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 Avro-specific examples of executing prepared statements, discovering schemas, and writing other data access code.