MarshallSoft C/C++ serial communications component library for RS232 and multi-drop RS485 and RS422 serial ports. Use WSC4C to write applications to access data from serial devices such as barcode scanners, modems, lab instruments, medical devices, USB serial devices, scales, GPS navigation, fingerprint scanners, printer servers, etc. Features of WSC4C include: - Supports 256 ports. Can control multiple ports simultaneously. - Fully thread safe, port re-entrant, modem control, serial line status and control, and ANSI emulation. - Uses the standard Windows API to communicate with any device connected to a RS232 serial port. - Supports virtual serial ports (USB to serial converter, Bluetooth serial). - State driven Xmodem and Ymodem on multiple ports simultaneously (up to 256 connections). - Can send Windows messages on completion of events (incoming character, etc.). - Includes over 49 functions plus modem control. - Supports any baud rate. - Ability to specify the parity, word size, and number of stop bits. - Does not depend on support libraries. Makes calls to Windows API functions only. - Includes multiple C/C++ example programs. - Does not depend on support libraries (calls to core Windows API functions only). - Royalty free distribution with your compiled application. - C source code is available. - Free technical support and updates for one year. - Fully functional evaluation version available. - Supports most C/C++ compilers: Microsoft, Borland, Watcom, LCC, GCC, Digital Mars. - Supports all versions of 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft C/C++ and Visual Studio C/C++. - Includes 32-bit and 64-bit DLL files plus OBJ files for static linking. - Works with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows through Windows 10.
Changes: Added additional error codes. Added SioErrorText() that returns text associated with specified error codes. Added SioPortInfo() that returns baud in BPS and the theoretical port CPS. Added SioGetsC() that receives an entire line through the stop (EOL) character. Added ReadGPS example program.
Minimum requirements: 32 or 64 bit Windows
Operating system: WinXP,Win7,Win8,Win10
Program URL: http://www.marshallsoft.com/wsc4c.htm
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