EasyTable: Single-File Embedded Database,
a BDE replacement for Delphi and C++Builder
You may create a new database by doing the following steps with TEasyDatabase component:
|1.||Set the DatabaseName property to a unique value that will be used to identify the database.
|2.||Set the DatabaseFileName property to the name of a database file to access.
|3.||Check Exists property (optional) to know whether database with specified name already exists.
|4.||Call CreateDatabase method.
Warning: If you create a database that duplicates the name of an existing database file, the existing database and all its data are overwritten by the newly created database. The old database and its data cannot be recovered.
The following code creates a new database at runtime. Before it creates the new database, it verifies that the database file name provided does not match the name of an existing database:
NewDatabase := TEasyDatabase.Create(nil);
with NewDatabase do
Connected := false;
DatabaseName := 'CustomerDB';
DatabaseFileName := 'c:.edb';
Now check for prior existence of this database
if not Exists then
CreateDatabase; create the database