Generating Code to Create XMP XML

The Chilkat Xmp class provides the abililty to insert/update/remove/extract XMP metadata from JPEG and TIFF image files.  In addition, the XMP API provides helper methods to make it easier to construct XML according to XMP specifications.  These methods are usually sufficient, but may lack flexibility to create more complex XMP …

Solved: Unable to load ‘chilkatDnCore-9_5_0’ or one of its dependencies in Azure functions

Problem: I was using Chilkat to sign xml messages, very similar to one of your examples:  https://www.example-code.com/dotnet-core/fatturapa_cades_bes.asp The code was deployed as an Azure V2 function written in .Net Core 2.2 It worked without problems for months, but then after one deploy last week it started crashing on the line: …

Q/A 30-Oct-2019

Question: I updated from an older version of Chilkat to the latest version, and the following CkFtp2 (C++) methods no longer exist:  GetLastAccessDt and GetLastAccessDtByName.  What happened to them? Answer: These methods were deprecated a while ago, and were finally removed.  I’ll explain.  (The methods still exist in the ActiveX …

Q/A 25-Oct-2019

Question:  One of my suppliers has provided a certified x509 certificate p12, in order to connect to his WS Soap. Developing in the Visual FoxPro environment, I ask you if you have libraries with examples that can be used for this purpose. Answer: I’m assuming the .p12 is to be …

Desktop Application UI Freezes in Function Call (C#, VB.NET, VB6, Xojo, etc.)

I often get this question:  “I’m calling the method XYZ and the UI freezes until the method returns.”. For example:   “I’m trying to upload a file in FTP.  I’m trying the examples of the site but the screen remains locked until the end of the upload.  It’s very important …

Error: Node.js requires NODE_MODULE_VERSION 72

Question: I am trying to use the Node.js library with node installed through home-brew, but I get this error when executing an example script: Error: The module ‘/Users/x/node_modules/@chilkat/ck-node11-macosx/chilkat.node’ was compiled against a different Node.js version using NODE_MODULE_VERSION 67. This version of Node.js requires NODE_MODULE_VERSION 72. Please try re-compiling or re-installing …

PHP dl() function?

Question: My developer tells me that the Chilkat extension uses an insecure function dl(), which has not only been deprecated since PHP 5.3, but has actually been removed from some server installations of PHP, due to major security issues. Is this something that you’re aware of? Is there a workaround? …