What is the ultimate tecnnology for developing multi-tier apps. in Delphi7?

Posted on 2006-04-07
Last Modified: 2013-11-12
I would like to know what is the best technology to develop a Delphi 7 multi- tier application...I've heard that Data Snap components(DCOM, WebConnection etc) are no longer the best choice because the troubles with firewalls...Please I'd apprecciate any suggestions and  information on the ultimate technologies used for this.
Question by:arrodriguez
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    SOAP (XML WebServices) is the approach currently used in new applications.
    http default port (80) can be used for data exchange (if that is not allwed in firewall then nothing is)
    Also soap is platform (and development independent) standard so different components can be
    on windows/linux, created in delphi, java, .net etc.
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    Marco Cantu the noted author of a number of Delphi books wrote the following regarding SOAP and other approaches:

    He also provides code (see Chapter 23):

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