Event Callbacks in Java

Event callbacks in Java (including Android) are supported starting in v9.5.0.52. To receive event callbacks, first create a Java class derived from one of the Chilkat event callback classes. The event callback classes are: CkBaseProgress, CkHttpProgress, CkZipProgress, CkFtp2Progress, CkMailManProgress, CkTarProgress, and CkSFtpProgress. All future Chilkat classes will only use CkBaseProgress. …

Chilkat Java library now available for MAC OS X

The Chilkat Java library is now available for MAC OS X. For the download link and more information, see http://www.chilkatsoft.com/installJavaMacOSX.asp Chilkat will soon release MAC OS X compatible builds for Perl, Python, and Ruby. Following that, builds for the IOS (IPhone) will be released, along with Objective-C/C++ native libraries for …

Tomcat UnsatisfiedLinkError

If Java (running under Tomcat or any other environment) cannot load the Chilkat library, make sure the chilkat.dll and chilkat.jar are located in a directory listed in the java.library.path. You can view the java.library.path in your environment by inserting this line of code: System.out.println(System.getProperty(“java.library.path”))

Using SYSTEMTIME in Java

Chilkat methods that return date/time information do so using SYSTEMTIME. The reason is that Chilkat’s C++ API uses SYSTEMTIME (a MS Windows struct for holding date/time information) and these are wrapped to produce the Java (JNI) API. Here is an example showing how to access the contents of SYSTEMTIME: CkEmail …

Error: This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling application may fix this problem.

This error message is usually an indication that the VC++ runtime is missing on a system. Downloading and installing the Microsoft VC++ runtime that matches the version you need will fix this problem.  To find the redistributable at microsoft.com, Google using this search string “visual c++ redistributable 2005”.  Substitute “2008”, …