Subject Re: [IBO] 'Native' vs. Tdataset Objects
Author Tony Masefield
Thanks Florian, you have convinced me to buy the "Getting Started
Guide" as a first objective. One doesn't always know what these
guides contain but if this one has the "What and where-fore" then it
seems a good option before jumping in feet first.


--- In, Florian Hector <FHector@w...>
> > I raise these questions simply because:
> > I am wondering what type of learning curve I will have to go
> > by using the 'Core' and 'Native' components vs the TDataset ones
> > am sure that the advantages are there and I would rather start
> > the more 'functional' components and sticking by them from 'day
> > but are they as easy to use as TDataset?)
> > Secondly, I hope to ascertain the 'receptiveness' of these
> > components to other 3rd party components (e.g. data aware) which
> > would not appear to be a problem with the TIBDataset strain.
> >
> Tony,
> the best investment you can make in regard to IBO is the purchase
of the
> Getting Started Guide, around $30 at the IBO website of Jason
> Not only does it show you how to do things but also *what* can be
> with the components to begin with.
> It will save you many roundtrips to the newsgroup.
> Florian
> PS: Having done your type of work myself for a long time before
> bailing out, I can only encourage you to settle down permanently
> sooner than later. After a while you will ask yourself why you
didn't do
> it sooner.