There are many sources where you can browse for
information about ABC 5 features and component details:
Installation is completely
automated. If your setup program installs the runtime
demonstration program, the last page of the setup dialog shows
an "Explore" button to launch the demo program.
You can also run this from the Start menu, or from within the
The ABC component hint browser is
installed in your IDE - Choose Help | Browse ABC Components from
the Delphi or C++ Builder menu.
In Delphi 5 you will also find a
new Object Inspector property category for ABC for Delphi
properties. These are component properties we have
identified as unique or significant to the ABC components.
When you are working with ABC in
the IDE, the abc5.hlp file contains context sensitive help links
for all components.
Source for the main demonstration
program is installed in the abc5\demo\abc5 subdirectory.
There are also 90 other sample programs in the abc5\demo path,
together with batch files to compile them all from the command
line (set up for Delphi 5).
There is a tutorial for some of the
components, described in the printed manual and in the
abc5\doc\abc5.pdf file. This application is also found in
the abc5\demo\tutorial subdirectory.
In the Pro and Runtime versions,
the abc5\Adapters subdirectory contains examples of different
database connections using the new dataset adapter