devSoft Releases Complete Suite of Internet ActiveX Controls for Windows CE.

A Windows CE Version of the popular IPWorks™ ActiveX Edition Internet Toolkit.

March 22, 1999, Research Triangle Park, NC - devSoft Inc. today announced a Windows CE Version of its popular IPWorks™ ActiveX Edition Internet Toolkit. IPWorks ActiveX Edition for Windows CE is a complete set of ActiveX Controls for developing Internet/Intranet applications for the Windows CE platform.

Based on devSoft's award-winning Internet Programming Toolkit IPWorks which is used by most Fortune 500 companies and thousands of independent developers worldwide, the new product eliminates much of the complexity of developing connected applications for Windows CE, allowing unprecedented productivity gains.

IPWorks ActiveX Edition for Windows CE contains easy to use 32 bit ActiveX Controls suitable for Microsoft Visual Basic Toolkit for Windows CE and other development environments supporting ActiveX Controls such as Microsoft Visual C++ Toolkit for Windows CE.

IPWorks contains simple high-level programmable components such as interfaces to Internet Mail and Usenet News, as well as powerful TCP/IP programming tools used to build generic clients and servers. All controls have simple, yet powerful, interfaces that shield developers from the complexity of TCP/IP programming while giving them access to a wide spectrum of Winsock features. Corporate developers will find the features they need to quickly enable their applications to participate in a TCP/IP network without steep learning curves. Internet developers will find fast components with small footprints that provide excellent performance over dialup links. IPWorks runs on top of the industry standard Winsock API and implements standard protocols specified in Internet RFCs.

A public beta version of IPWorks ActiveX Edition for Windows CE is available for download from Currently, the list of controls includes: SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP, NNTP, IPPort, IPDaemon, IPInfo, UDPPort, ICMPPort, Multicast, NetCode, NetDial, Telnet, Rexec, Rshell. LDAP, SNMP, IMAP, SNPP, MX, and MIME will be provided in future releases. Sample applications that demonstrate the capabilities of the controls are also included with the package.

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