I asked Gerry for a permission to post his question here, as I think there are many of us who would like to web enable their Delphi (desktop) applications:
I have written a large application in D7 (using Firebird and Fastreports) and I am at a total loss on how to progress to a web enabled application. Should I be looking at Delphi for PHP, DotNet, Java ???
Can you please provide some recommendations, and what tools are required (if any) - e.g. - need Apache or whatever.
Your assistance is greatly appreciated as I'm pulling my limited hair out trying to ascertain the best way forward.
The application is an Integrated Policy and Financial Management system for Insurance Brokers (General Insurance not Life Insurance).
The main advantage of benig web enabled is that my clients would be able to to enter Policies at their Clients site, as opposed to waiting until they get back to the office.
The General Ledger and other accounting stuff would not need to be web enables as they are back end (office) functions.
Therefore: the best way to web enable portions of such a desktop Delphi application is ....
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