The Basic Concept of LastErrorText

There are a few important things about the LastErrorText: 1) Each Chilkat method call (or property access) clears the LastErrorText and writes new information about what transpired during the method call.  This information is available regardless of the success/failure of the method call.  Most Chilkat objects include a VerboseLogging property that controls whether more or less information is recorded.  Only […]

PHP AES/Rijndael Encryption Confusion

AES is not exactly synonymous with “Rijndael”. AES is a (restricted) variant of Rijndael. AES has a fixed block size of 128 bits and a key size of 128, 192, or 256 bits, whereas Rijndael is specified with block and key sizes in any multiple of 32 bits, both with a minimum of 128 and a maximum of 256 bits. […]

Number of Messages in a POP3 Inbox

There is often confusion about the number of messages in a POP3 inbox (for a given user account). Here are the typical scenarios that cause confusion: If your email client such as Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird seem to show more messages than what Chilkat can see, then make sure you realize which messages are stored locally by Outlook, and which […]