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  1. Re: RC6 - New encrypt option for Sqlite DB: SqlCipher

    The free Encryption-Modules for SQLite (which are an extension on top of "vanilla-sqlite") -
    are the responsibility of the different "Wrapper-Authors".

    For the SQLite-COM-wrapper (behind the...
  2. Re: GetPixel() replacement - read from a BITMAP buffer instead

    Since you've done this in the past, and now report concrete performance-numbers,
    everything seems to be working fine already.

    So, if there's anything you need further help with, what is it...
  3. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    You sure, you don't mean "on" instead of "from"?
    https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/hang+on+his+lips

    Olaf
  4. Re: How do ActiveX DLLs actually store their exported functions?

    One of the (usually 4) exported "Flat-Functions" of a COM-Dll is: DllGetClassObject.

    And this function usually hands out an Object of type IClassFactory (or one which implements IClassFactory).
    ...
  5. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Like for example, "anonymous functions"? ;)

    Olaf
  6. Re: [RESOLVED] Corona virus, China major city lockdowns, etc.

    Right.


    Also right.


    Even tat is right - but one might want to think about, what is now "spewed back out"...

    It is: "The best mutations, which were able to survive under the given...
  7. Re: How to get the coordinates of the 4 corners of a coaxial rectangle on the circle

    The OPs question was (IMO) not about the rotation itself, but about "finding the bounding-box":...
  8. Re: updating a query based on another table or tables

    No, the example-text contains: ...From ABC Left Join XYZ



    In SQL, there is no functional difference between:
    Left Join and Left Outer Join
    (in most dialects, the Outer-Keyword is marked...
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    Re: RC6-WebView2 Demo

    deepl.com

    Olaf
  10. Re: updating a query based on another table or tables

    You have to keep the final Where Clause in place...
    (if you want to properly "map-to" and identify individual records of your target table).

    As for the new "From expression":
    Here the...
  11. Re: How to get the coordinates of the 4 corners of a coaxial rectangle on the circle

    ...what the OP wants is probably this (RC5/RC6-based):


    Public Function GetRotatedSurface(SrcSrf As cCairoSurface, ByVal AngDeg As Double) As cCairoSurface
    Dim CC As cCairoContext, x1#, y1#,...
  12. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    It's not that "VB6-code is far more complicated" - it's just you (not knowing how to do it properly).

    For comparison (using an RC5 or RC6-Project-Reference):


    Option Explicit

    Private...
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    Re: RC5 without register it

    The latter one contains (as the name says) a new(er) libcurl binary.

    Olaf
  14. Re: VB6 2D-ChartPlotting (using the RC6.cChart HelperClass)

    Well, if you want to handle everything within the Chart_DrawData-Event,
    then you should first draw all Lines and "Pointmarkers" (still using the reversed coordsys) -
    and then - before you exit the...
  15. Re: VB6 2D-ChartPlotting (using the RC6.cChart HelperClass)

    Can't see your attachment...

    But the last raised Event (Chart_DrawData), is using a "mirrored, bottom-up Coord-Sys"...
    (Cairos default CoordSys is like the one in normal VB-Drawing-Commands,...
  16. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    No, there's tools and languages out there, which make "programming less of a chore", whilst avoiding "bloat".

    Be brave - you can say the name of them Niya -
    keep trying, come on... press... now...
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    Re: Crop Filter: Crop Picture

    The Codebank contains fully working examples (usually written by yourself).

    May I ask, what exactly your contribution is in this case?

    I mean, just copying an API-Declaration out of someone...
  18. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    Same difference... (I wrote about this already in #390):
    What I'm criticising, is the whole "sloppy approach" we see in software-development and -tech these days
    (not only in ".NET-land", but also...
  19. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    Hmm, if you place two functional identical Apps in the App-Store:
    - App 1 with 80MB (with a Startup-time of 5 seconds)
    - App 2 with 3MB (with a Startup-time of 0.2 seconds)

    Which of the two Apps...
  20. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    No, the increase from 19MB to now "only" 80MB is, because you've choosen to deploy to a Win10-target.
    If you want to deploy the same App to Linux (is XP possible - or Win7?), you'll have to put a...
  21. Re: VB6 2D-ChartPlotting (using the RC6.cChart HelperClass)

    Yes, because everything you Draw (Axes, Ticks, Titles), is your own responsibility ...
    done using your own code, which has to be placed within one of the Events, raised by the cChart-Class.
    ...
  22. Re: Forcibly sell values to others or other countries

    I suspect the same thing (in case of xiaoyao) - because he's clearly going for "posting count" -
    probably supported by some semi-automatic out of some "tagged-topics Article-storage".

    Typical...
  23. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    Nope, still doesn't...

    The mentioned 19MB are seen only with plain "headless WebServer-installations".
    (no DB-Drivers are included then - and also no "GUI-libs").

    If you include DB-Drivers and...
  24. Re: VB6 2D-ChartPlotting (using the RC6.cChart HelperClass)

    The RC6 (as well as the older vbRichClient5-downloads) are available on vbRichClient.com.

    Besides, the code of the cChart (along with a second companion-class), was posted in #5.

    HTH

    Olaf
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    Re: VB6 radial Progress-Control

    I wrote one already - included in this CodeBank-Project here:
    https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?829097-VB6-RC5-CoreAudio-Demo
    (still RC5-based, but the Demo should work as well, when you...
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    Re: VB6 WebView2-Binding (Edge-Chromium)

    Please stop giving misleading advice here in this thread.

    Everything you've posted so far here (including your posts #72, #73, #74, #75) -
    contains only your usual nonsensical garbage.

    Olaf
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    Re: VB6 WebView2-Binding (Edge-Chromium)

    Yes, of course - but on each of the target-systems, this "base-runtime-installation" will only have to be done once
    (as the "evergreen" suggests, this chromium-runtime will from this point on, be...
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    Re: RC5 without register it

    In the above, I'm just pointing out the one thing, where your assumptions are wrong (the rest was Ok).
    WebKitCairo is thought for usage with the RC5 (not for RC6).

    The RC6 comes (instead) with...
  29. Re: I think VB6 is much a better tool/language than VB.NET

    Yep...
    FWIW, my first (naive, non-optimized) VB6-version already outperforms the C#-results from the YT-video
    (on a slower CPU than he was using):

    In a Module (or Class):


    Option Explicit
    ...
  30. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    That's an argument, along the lines of "one million flies cannot err..."




    What I'm getting at is, that one can play in the same ball-park as e.g. "tinycore-linux" (producing efficient, small...
  31. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    Then ask the Kubernetes or Docker-guys, whether they'd prefer to deploy (or startup):
    - a compressed Image which is 5MB
    - or an Image which is about factor 100 larger

    What I'm criticising, is...
  32. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    Not sure, what you mean with "yet to come", because the tB-compiler is already available in a real, testable binary.

    It currently contains still too many "little bugs and glitches", but give it a...
  33. Re: Why is VB.Net/C#/XAML + VS2019 is better than VB6? Here's why.....

    No, that's not at all the same thing.

    The 3MB-zipped (of the RC6) includes all the Sub-Dependencies.
    Whereas your 5MB .NET-Control-wrapper would still require "the whole 500MB of the...
  34. Re: VB6: Question - Message Queue Method

    As for a selfwritten Class...
    The fastest performing approaches are based on "Fixed-Size-RingBuffers" (avoiding unnecessary mem-allocations) -
    and do not require much code (no "extra-side-classes"...
  35. Re: VB6: Question - Message Queue Method

    RC5- or RC6-based:


    Option Explicit

    Private MQ As cArrayList, WithEvents tmrDecouple As cTimer

    Private Sub Form_Load()
    Set MQ = New_c.ArrayList(vbString)
    Set tmrDecouple =...
  36. Re: updating a query based on another table or tables

    For RC6/SQLite I'd recommend to us the Update-From construct.

    If it has to be RC5 (with the older SQLite-version),
    one can still write the command in a nicely readable form as an "Upsert":

    ...
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    Re: Fast Ping (non-blocking)

    ICMP itself is not a "reliable protocol" (the transport can fail for a whole lot of different reasons).

    That's why a "ping-command" on the console is always starting a "whole sequence of pings" -...
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    Re: Fast Ping (non-blocking)

    That's normal...

    Then perhaps calling the function "3-5 times in a loop" (then maybe with 350msec) will produce better results
    (merging the IPs "not yet captured from previous inner-loop-results"...
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    Re: Fast Ping (non-blocking)

    There's a Const within that function, which is currently at 100 (millisec).

    Increasing this value to e.g. 500 (msec) could help, detecting the yet missing IPs.

    Olaf
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    Re: VB6 WebView2-Binding (Edge-Chromium)

    WV.jsRun is thought for simple (for the most part, self-defined) functions...

    For more complex "actions" like yours above, try it with:
    WV.ExecuteScript...
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