Chilkat v9.5.0.89 Pre-Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.88 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.89 Pre-Release Notes Http: Integrated Amazon Pay authentication into the Chilkat HTTP API to eliminate the need for the application developer to directly implement the computations for canonical request and signature. Http: Integrated Duo Security Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) into the Chilkat HTTP API to eliminate the need for the application […]

Chilkat v9.5.0.88 Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.87 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.88 Release Notes Smart Card/ USB Token support: Greatly improved internals for automatically recognizing and handling smart cards and USB tokens from many different vendors.  Smart Card – PKCS11 and Cert.LoadFromSmartcard now works on Linux and MacOSX systems. Also should work for Alpine Linux. Cert.LoadFromSmartcard — Vastly improved to automatically […]

Programming Examples for QuickBooks Online API?

Question: I’m am new to QuickBooks having only dealt with desktop version in the past. Aside Delphi DLL examples about QuickBooks that I guess are only related to the desktop version of the accounting software only, is there any example regarding the QuickBooks online version? Answer: I’m looking at the QuickBooks API reference documentation, such as at https://developer.intuit.com/app/developer/qbo/docs/api/accounting/most-commonly-used/account#create-an-account They provide […]

GMail IMAP NO [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Invalid credentials (Failure)

You passed the correct login/password to login to imap.gmail.com, but you still get an “Invalid credentials” error.  What gives? For example, you called Chilkat’s Imap.Login method, passing the correct login/password, and the imap.LastErrorText contains this: authenticateLogin(110ms): loginImap(110ms): ConnectionType: SSL/TLS ImapCmdSent: aaab LOGIN “you@gmail.com” getCompleteResponse(110ms): ImapCmdResp: aaab NO [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Invalid credentials (Failure) –getCompleteResponse –loginImap isOK: serverResponse: aaab NO [AUTHENTICATIONFAILED] Invalid credentials […]

Chilkat v9.5.0.87 Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.86 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.87 Release Notes Added the SCard class, which is a wrapper around the Resource Manager API of the PC/SC architecture for smart cards. On Windows it is a wrapper around the WinSCard functions implemented in the winscard.dll. On other systems (such as Linux) it is a wrapper around the same […]

Chilkat v9.5.0.86 Release Notes

The previous version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.85 Release Notes The next version release notes: Chilkat v9.5.0.87 Release Notes Chilkat v9.5.0.86 Release Notes 10-Feb-2021 Pdf: Immediately after releasing v9.5.0.85, it was discovered that many PDF’s had the following error when viewed in Acrobat DC after signing:  “”The signature byte range is invalid””.  It was deemed important enough to fix and release […]

Xero Redirect URI for OAuth2 and Desktop Apps

This post is about Xero OAuth2 for desktop apps, but the same concepts generally apply to all other applications (REST API apps) using OAuth2. What many developers don’t initially realize (if new to OAuth2) is that an “App” needs to be defined in the developer portal for the service (i.e. Xero in this case).   For Xero, you would login to […]

Add-Type PowerShell Error for ChilkatDotNet47.dll

Problem:   The following command: Add-Type -Path “C:\chilkat\ChilkatDotNet47-9.5.0-x64\ChilkatDotNet47.dll” results in the following errors when attempting to run in PowerShell: + Add-Type -Path”C:\chilkat\chilkatdotnet47-9.5.0-x64\ChilkatDotNet47.d … + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo          : InvalidData : (Microsoft.Power…peCompilerError:AddTypeCompilerError) [Add-Type], Exception + FullyQualifiedErrorId : SOURCE_CODE_ERROR,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.AddTypeCommand Add-Type : Impossible d’ajouter un type. Des erreurs de compilation se sont produites. Au caractère C:\ProgramData\C1B2.ps1:1 : 1 + Add-Type -Path”C:\chilkat\chilkatdotnet47-9.5.0-x64\ChilkatDotNet47.d … + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]