IoT Library

Easily implement Internet of Things (IoT) communications protocols in your applications on any platform with this lightweight component library.

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Vol. 2 2021 - What's New

IoT Library

IoT Messaging Components

IPWorks IoT is designed to help you easily implement the IoT protocols you need to communicate between networked devices. Many common protocols are supported, including AMQP, MQTT, MQTT-SN, STOMP, CoAP and more. The included components are built on the rock-solid IPWorks framework, which provides the web communications and security technology developers have trusted for 25+ years.

Small Footprint

Each component is optimized for installation on small IoT-enabled devices.

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 Fast Performance

Based on an optimized asynchronous socket architecture that has been actively refined for over two decades.

Outstanding Technical Support

Backed by an expert team of support professionals. Unlimited, free Email Support. Premium Support available for a fee.

Additional Features

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

Red Carpet Vol. 2 2021 Now Available

JavaScript, macOS, Cloud Keys, S3 Drive, AES Drive, and more


JavaScript and macOS editions are now shipping across the board. Cloud Keys, S3 Drive, and AES Drive are now available, and SecureBlackbox 2020 has been updated with a number of new features.

IPWorks IoT is available as part of the Red Carpet Subscription. Download IPWorks IoT or read the full update details.

Product Features

  • Fully compliant with MQTT versions 3.1.1 and 5.0 at all QoS levels.
  • AMQP 1.0 and 0.9.1 fully supported.
  • Supports plaintext, TLS, and WebSockets in applicable protocols.
  • Save and restore MQTT session data between connections for easy session reuse.
  • A complete unified framework with a common, easy-to-learn object model and simplified interfaces enable you to do more.
  • Automatic reconnection and republishing to adhere to specified QoS levels.
  • AMQP complex messages represented as JSON for easy reading and creating.
  • Fast instant messaging with XMPP.
  • Choose between synchronous and asynchronous modes.
  • Components are thread-safe on critical members.
  • STOMP 1.1 and 1.2 support.
  • CoAP Client and Server.
  • MQTT-SN (MQTT for Sensor Networks) Client.
  • Fast, robust, reliable components that consume minimal resources.
  • Native development components for all supported platforms and technologies.
  • Full support for Xamarin.Forms and mobile development.
  • Rigorously tested, rock solid libraries that have undergone hundreds of thousands of hours of testing both internally by our QA team and externally through customer installations.
  • Detailed reference documentation, 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.

Supported Platforms

.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.

.NET

Cross-platform support for Windows, Linux, macOS and anywhere .NET Standard is supported.
Native libraries are also available for individual platforms.

  • Fully-managed .NET components written in C#.
  • .NET Standard 2.0 and 2.1 support.
  • Support for .NET 6, .NET 5, .NET Core 3.1, and earlier.
  • Works with Xamarin via .NET Standard.
  • Support for XCOPY deployment in ASP.NET.
  • Support for Windows IoT.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Seamless integration with Visual Studio.
  • Support for .NET Framework 2.0 - 4.8.
  • Extensive demo applications for WinForms and WebForms (ASP.NET) written in VB.NET and C#.


Java

Pure Java Classes (Java/J2EE)

Pure Java Classes for Internet Programming. The very same components as in other editions of IPWorks, translated in Pure Java for extreme portability across platforms.

Java
  • Pure Java Classes.
  • Includes an extensive library of pure Java demo applications.
  • J2EE version is optimized for sever side development.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including JBuilder, Eclipse, and IntelliJ.
  • Support for JDK version 1.5 and up.


C++

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

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

C++
  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries (Windows DLLs).
  • C++ libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, macOS, etc.).
  • C++ ARM Support.
  • Extensive console demo applications.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive documentation.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Dynamic library for macOS development using Swift & Objective-C on Intel and Apple Silicon (ARM64).


macOS

XCFamework for macOS and iOS development

Modern XCFrameworks for building high performance macOS and iOS applications with blazing connectivity capabilities.

macOS
  • Support for native Swift development (including Swift 5)
  • XCFramework packaging for macOS, iOS, iOS simulator, and Catalyst projects
  • Full support for Intel and Apple Silicon (ARM64)
  • Easy integration in XCode 11+
  • Simplified support for Objective-C projects
  • Extensive demo applications and comprehensive documentation


JS

Pure JavaScript for Node.js, Electron and other Platforms

Pure JavaScript classes with no additional dependencies. Optimized for use in Node.js and Electron.

JS
  • Pure JavaScript classes with no dependencies.
  • Support for all major Node.js versions.
  • Seamless integration with Visual Studio Code.
  • Optimized for performance.
  • Comprehensive product documentation with extensive sample applications.
  • Seamless integration with Electron.


Node.js

Node.js modules

Node.js packaged modules based on a highly optimized exceptionally responsive asynchronous socket architecture. Perfectly suited for real-time applications, the components provide blazing performance while consuming minimal system resources.

Node.js
  • Node.js packaged modules.
  • Support for all major Node.js versions.
  • Supported on Windows, Linux, and macOS.
  • Comprehensive product documentation with extensive sample applications.
  • Based on a highly-efficient asynchronous event-driven architecture that seamlessly extends Node.js applications with powerful connectivity.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


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.

Delphi
  • Native Delphi VCL components.
  • Extensive Delphi demo applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Support for Lazarus IDE and Free Pascal.
  • Support for Embarcadero Delphi 6, 7, Delphi 2005, Delphi 2006, Delphi 2007, Delphi 2009, and RAD Studio (2010, XE -> RAD Studio 11).


C++ Builder

Embarcadero C++ Builder VCL's

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

C++ Builder
  • Native C++ Builder components.
  • 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 11).


PHP

Cross-platform PHP Component Libraries

Cross-platform PHP component libraries / extensions for development on Windows, Unix, Linux, macOS, etc.

PHP
  • 32-bit & 64-bit PHP libraries (Windows DLLs).
  • PHP libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, macOS, etc..).
  • Support for PHP 8.0
  • Support for PHP 7 (Version 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4).
  • Support for PHP 5 (Version 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5).
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Eclipse.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive documentation.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


Python

Python modules (Windows / Linux / macOS)

Python modules for Windows, Linux, and macOS. It features the same trustworthy components that come with other editions, available for use in Python 3.

Python
  • Python modules for Windows, Linux, and macOS.
  • Support for Python 3.
  • Extensive console demo applications.
  • Easy installation using PIP.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive documentation.


Android

Pure Java Beans, Optimized for Android

Highly optimized pure JavaBeans for integrating blazing connectivity into Android applications.

Android
  • Pure Java Beans Optimized for Android.
  • Includes an extensive library of pure Java demo applications.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Android Studio.


iOS

Native Frameworks for iOS development

Native frameworks for building high performance iOS applications with blazing connectivity capabilities.

iOS
  • Modern XCFramework with iOS, iOS simulator, and Catalyst frameworks for Intel and Apple Silicon (ARM64) iOS development.
  • Support for Apple Swift development (Swift 5 support included).
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments.
  • Extensive demo applications and comprehensive documentation.
  • Static library for legacy development environments.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


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.

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


Qt

Qt Class Libraries (Windows / Linux / macOS)

High-performance Qt classes packaged in 32-bit & 64-bit Windows DLLs; and C++ libraries that can be compiled against Linux, macOS, FreeBSD, and more. The edition of choice for Qt development on any platform.

Qt
  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries (Windows DLLs).
  • C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, macOS, FreeBSD, etc.).
  • Support for Qt 4.8 and Qt 5.
  • Qt GUI demo applications and comprehensive documentation.
  • Seamless integration with Qt Creator.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


Components for IoT

The following components are included in IPWorks IoT. Please note that due to platform limitations, not all components are available in all editions.

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IPWorks IoT includes everything needed to add IoT to any application - on any platform or development technology.

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