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Web Update

Features | Detailed Description

Available in VCL and ActiveX editions.

The Web Update is a component from the Clever Internet Suite library.
By using this component you can easily add self-update ability to your application. It retrieves version information from the web server and if there is a newer version available, download and install update files.

Features:

  • Update any kind of file, data and executables
  • Ability to update the updater software
  • Work in background, provide the Updating Progress
  • Automatically start at startup or shutdown of your application
  • Resume broken / stopped downloads
  • Data Compression, HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols
  • Save Update History

Easy to add to any project

By using the Web Update component you can add a self-update ability to your application in three simple steps:

  • Put Web Update component on to a Form
  • Create a configuration file and upload it to your server
  • Upload necessary update files to the server

Now you are ready to start the update, control the updating progress, interrupt and continue the update from point where it was stopped.

Easy to make Configuration file

The Configuration file represents XML document and includes all information about available updates, its versions, size and any other update description.

You can make a configuration file manually or by using a sample Configuration editor (UpdateMgr) from the Clever Internet Suite Demos. This tool allows you to add new updates as well as manage updates available on the server.

Proxy auto configuration

With Web Update component you can use default Internet settings without specifying anything. It automatically discovers Internet Explorer Proxy settings for LAN or using automatic configuration script - proxy.pac.

Samples in Delphi and C++Builder

Please see the Demos code (WebUpdate, WebUpdateTimeStamp, UpdateMgr) and also the indexed Help documentation provided with the Clever Internet Suite installation to learn more about using this component in your application.

Complete Delphi source code

When Purchasing the Clever Internet Suite you receive the full sources for all suite components and also free unlimited support.

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