Understanding a typical 8bit character problem (such as w/ European language accented chars)

If a single accented European character is incorrectly displayed as two seemingly random characters, then the issue is that at some point utf-8 bytes were incorrectly interpreted as ANSI bytes. For example, consider the character “é”. In the utf-8 encoding, this character is represented in two bytes: 0xC3 0xA9 In the typical ANSI encoding (such as Windows-1252 or iso-8859-1) it […]

chilkatsoft.com was temporarily down on morning of 23-Jul-2012 due to maintenance.

Very sorry for the temporary disruption in service. The chilkatsoft.com site was temporarily down for some time overnight/early morning due to maintenance. The chilkatforum.com site and cknotes.com (Chilkat blog) sites both use entirely different web hosting services (webfaction and inmotion) to prevent any single outage from affecting more than one site. If the chilkatsoft.com site ever down (which is very […]

WebDAV Sample using Chilkat HTTP

ASP: WebDAV PROPFIND SQL Server: WebDAV PROPFIND C#: WebDAV PROPFIND C++: WebDAV PROPFIND Objective-C: WebDAV PROPFIND IOS: WebDAV PROPFIND PowerShell: WebDAV PROPFIND MFC: WebDAV PROPFIND C: WebDAV PROPFIND Delphi: WebDAV PROPFIND Visual FoxPro: WebDAV PROPFIND Java: WebDAV PROPFIND Android™: WebDAV PROPFIND Perl: WebDAV PROPFIND PHP: WebDAV PROPFIND PHP: WebDAV PROPFIND Python: WebDAV PROPFIND Ruby: WebDAV PROPFIND VB.NET: WebDAV PROPFIND Visual […]

Understanding URL Syntax (and Arguments to Http.SynchronousRequest)

URL’s have this general format: <scheme>://<domain>:<port>/<path>?<query_string>#<fragment_id> The URL parts are summarized below.  Comments about how each part relates to the SynchronousRequest method are included.  The SynchronousRequest method has the following signature (C# syntax) HttpResponse SynchronousRequest(string domain, int port, bool ssl, HttpRequest req); The URL parts: scheme:  This can be “http” or “https”.   If “https”, then SSL/TLS is used and the […]

“SKIP” keyword in FoxPro examples.

A helpful note from a Chilkat customer: I wanted to update you on the problem for future reference. SKIP is a reserved word in Visual Foxpro, I should have caught it, but didn’t until 2 days of screwing with it.  I knew it had to be something simple, because everything of yours worked perfect, fast, without a hitch except when […]