It’s not difficult to read and listen about the wonders of Embarcadero DataSnap technology around the world. I attended the Delphi Conference 2011 and 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, after the release of versions of Delphi XE2 and XE3, and the words “performance” and “stability” are not spared when the subject is DataSnap. Apparently a perfect solution for companies that have invested their lives in Delphi and now need to reinvent themselves and offer web and mobile services. But does DataSnap really work on critical conditions?
Finally I took the time to write this blog. My objective is to share experiences about technology and especially software development.
I am relatively new in this business (software development). I started working with software on July 2007 as a trainee at Sysmo. Although short, this period has been based on a lot of research and professional growth. Currently I coordinate the technology team, which is responsible for the technological structure of Sysmo systems. In this position, especially in the last year, I have had many experiences that I would like to share and that’s what motivates this blog.
My knowledge and experience are based on Pascal / Delphi language, but as time passes I’m even more motivated to study new programming languages and paradigms to keep evolving. For now Delphi is the tool / language that I use professionally and therefore I keep studying and improving it.
Besides the challenge of writing this blog, I’m now assuming the challenge of writing in English. I am Brazilian and don’t completely dominate this idiom but I’ll try to write as best as I can. For a better text revision, I’ll have some help from my brother Mateus Schneiders and my friend Cesar Arnhold.