IPC / PIPES

Components for interprocess communication (IPC) through Named Pipes. Includes client, server, and external process execution components for simple peer-to-peer communication between processes. See what's new in Vol 3 2017.

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IPC / PIPES
  • Named Pipes Client
  • Named Pipes Server
  • Named Pipes Command Execution

IP*Works! IPC is a suite of components for inter-process communications (IPC) through Named Pipes. The component suite includes client, server, and remote execution components enabling straightforward peer-to-peer communication between related or unrelated processes.

Client & Server Components

Straightforward client and server components for integrating live bi-directional client-server IPC communication.

Uniform & Extensible Design

Very easy to use, with a uniform, intuitive, and extensible design. Common component interfaces across platforms and technologies.

Fully Integrated Components

Native software components for any supported development technology, with no dependencies on external libraries.

Blazing Performance

Based on an optimized asynchronous socket architecture that has been actively refined for more than a decade.

Outstanding Technical Support

Backed by an expert team of support professionals. Unlimited, free Email support or paid Premium Support options.

Other Features

Detailed documentation, hundreds of sample applications, fully indexed help files, royalty-free licensing, and more.

Vol. 3 2017 Now Available

.NET Core / .NET Standard, TLS 1.3, PHP 7 and Much More

The Red Carpet Subscription Vol. 3 2017 was recently released and the latest version of IP*Works! IPC is part of it. This version is packed with upgrades for modern development environments and security technology for the entire product line. Key updates include support for .NET Core / .NET Standard, TLS. 1.3 (.NET and Java), PHP 7, and Node.js 8.3.0.

Also Included: Now Use IP*Works! IPC on Linux and MacOS!

This update adds includes Linux and MacOS Editions to the IP*Works! IPC family and there will be even more editions in upcoming releases.

These updates are available individually in the latest IP*Works! IPC version and are part of the Red Carpet Subscription Vol 3 2017. Download IP*Works! IPC or read the full update details.

Features

IP*Works! IPC includes a set of powerful client, server, and external process execution components for adding inter-process communications to Web and Desktop applications.

  • tandard Named Pipe interfaces for one-way or duplex client/server communication.
  • Fast, robust, and reliable, the components consume a minimum of resources.
  • Native development components for all supported platforms and component technologies.
  • Rigorously tested, rock solid components that have undergone hundreds of thousands of hours of testing both internally by our QA team and externally through customer installations.
  • Detailed reference documentation, hundreds of sample applications, fully-indexed help files, and an extensive online knowledge base.
  • Backed by multi-tier professional support, including free email support and enterprise-level paid support.
  • A complete unified framework with a common easy-to-learn object model and simplified interfaces allowing you to be more productive.
  • Components are thread-safe on critical members.

.NET

.NET Framework - Winforms & ASP.NET Components

Fully-managed .NET components based on a 100% C# codebase, with no dependencies on outside native code. The edition of choice for fully-managed .NET applications.

  • Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2017 Support
  • .NET Standard Support
  • Fully-managed .NET components written in C#.
  • Extensive demo applications for WinForms and WebForms (ASP.NET) written in VB.NET and C#.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Support for x-copy deployment in ASP.NET.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.
  • Single assembly, or smaller individual component assemblies (full version only) for compact deployment.
  • Support for version 2.0 -> 4.7 of the .NET Framework.

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ActiveX

ActiveX, Visual Basic, & ASP Components

ActiveX Controls optimized for the Internet. Smaller, faster, and without dependencies on external libraries. The edition of choice for distributed ActiveX or COM supported Internet applications.

  • 32-bit & 64-bit ActiveX Controls built with ATL.
  • Can be used from any environment that supports ActiveX including Visual Basic, VBScript, MS Office (Access, Excel etc.), Paradox, Clarion, Visual FoxPro, and more.
  • Extensive demo applications for Visual Basic (VB4, VB5, and VB6), and ASP
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.

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Delphi

Delphi VCL Components

Native Delphi VCL Components with no external dependencies. It features the same trustworthy components that come with other editions, available as native Delphi VCLs for real Delphi performance.

  • Native Delphi VCL Components.
  • Extensive Delphi demo applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Support for Embarcadero Delphi 6, 7, Delphi 2005, Delphi 2006, Delphi 2007, Delphi 2009, and RAD Studio (2010, XE -> RAD Studio 10.2).
  • Support for Lazarus IDE and Free Pascal.

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C++ Builder

Embarcadero C++ Builder VCL's

Native Embarcadero C++ Builder VCLs, written in C++ and compiled with the C++ Builder compiler for blazing performance. The natural choice for C++ Builder programming.

  • Native C++ Builder VCL's.
  • Extensive C++ Builder demo applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • x86 and x64 platform support.
  • Support for Embarcadero C++ Builder 2009, C++ Builder 2010, and RAD Studio (2010, XE -> RAD Studio 10 and 10.1 Berlin).

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macOS

Cocoa / C++ Frameworks for macOS development

Native C++ / Cocoa frameworks for building high performance macOS applications with blazing connectivity capabilities.

  • Framework for Objective-C (Cocoa) macOS development.
  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries.
  • Support for Apple Swift development.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.

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Linux

C++ Class Libraries (Unix / Linux)

C/C++ libraries that can be compiled against any Linux or Unix OS. The version of choice for C++ programming on any platform or C++ development technology.

  • C/C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS, etc..).
  • Extensive console demo applications.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Compilable source code for compilation on various Unix platforms.
  • Framework for Objective-C (Cocoa) Mac OS X & iPhone development.
  • Python header files seamlessly link with C++ libraries.
  • Includes QT framework header files (supports QT4 & QT5).
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.

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IP*Works! IPC C/C++ Edition for Linux

C++ Windows

C++ Class Libraries (Windows / Unix / Linux / macOS)

C++ classes packaged in 32-bit & 64-bit Windows DLL's, and C/C++ libraries that can be compiled against many Unix flavors, including but not limited to Linux, Solaris, macOS, AIX, FreeBSD, etc. The version of choice for C++ programming on any platform or C++ development technology.

  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries (windows DLL's).
  • C/C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS, etc..).
  • Extensive console demo applications.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Compilable source code for compilation on various Unix platforms.
  • Framework for Objective-C (Cocoa) Mac OS X & iPhone development.
  • Python header files seamlessly link with C++ libraries.
  • Includes QT framework header files (supports QT4 & QT5).
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.

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Components for Interprocess Communications

The following is a comprehensive list of the components included in IP*Works! IPC. Please note that due to platform limitations, not all components are available in all editions.

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These demos are installed with the product. Download the FREE trial to get started.

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IP*Works! IPC includes everything needed to add Interprocess Communications to any application, on any platform or development technology.