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Part I - Foundations
  Chapter 1 Delphi 7 and Its IDE
  Chapter 2 The Delphi Programming Language
  Chapter 3 The Run-Time Library
  Chapter 4 Core Library classes
  Chapter 5 Visual Controls
  Chapter 6 Building the User Interface
  Chapter 7 Working with Forms
Part II - Delphi Object-Oriented Architectures
  Chapter 8 The Architecture of Delphi Applications
  Chapter 9 Writing Delphi Components
  Chapter 10 Libraries and Packages
  Chapter 11 Modeling and OOP Programming (with ModelMaker)
  Chapter 12 From COM to COM+
Part III - Delphi Database-Oriented Architectures
  Chapter 13 Delphi's Database Architecture
  Chapter 14 Client/Server with dbExpress
  Chapter 15 Working with ADO
  Chapter 16 Multitier DataSnap Applications
  Chapter 17 Writing Database Components
  Chapter 18 Reporting with Rave
Part IV - Delphi, the Internet, and a .NET Preview
  Chapter 19 Internet Programming: Sockets and Indy
  Chapter 20 Web Programming with WebBroker and WebSnap
  Chapter 21 Web Programming with IntraWeb
  Chapter 22 Using XML Technologies
  Chapter 23 Web Services and SOAP
  Chapter 24 The Microsoft .NET Architecture from the Delphi Perspective
  Chapter 25 Delphi for .NET Preview: The Language and the RTL
  Appendix A Extra Delphi Tools by the Author
  Appendix B Extra Delphi Tools from Other Sources
  Appendix C Free Companion Books on Delphi
  List of Figures    
  List of tables    
  List of Listings    
  List of Sidebars  

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Essential Pascal

Essential Pascal is an introduction to the foundations of the language invented by Professor Nicklaus Wirth and spread by Borland with its world-famous Turbo Pascal compilers during the 1980s. The 100-page book doesn't cover the OOP extensions, but details many features Borland added to the core language over the years. The following is a list of this e-book's chapters, available at

Chapter 1: "Pascal History"

Chapter 2: "Coding in Pascal"

Chapter 3: "Types, Variables, and Constants"

Chapter 4: "User-Defined Data Types"

Chapter 5: "Statements"

Chapter 6: "Procedures and Functions"

Chapter 7: "Handling Strings"

Chapter 8: "Memory (and Dynamic Arrays)"

Chapter 9: "Windows Programming"

Chapter 10: "Variants"

Chapter 11: "Programs and Units"

Chapter 12: "Files in the Pascal Language"

Appendix A: "Glossary of Terms"

Appendix B: "Examples"

As you can see on the website, the book has been translated by volunteers into quite a few languages.

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