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[aprssig] Connecting VB.net application to an APRS server

Andrew Rich (Home) vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sun Jul 26 21:16:23 UTC 2009


Your other option is to cheat and get UI-voew to connect for you and then 
you use the feed from UI-VIEW


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Andrew Rich
Amateur Radio Callsign VK4TEC
email: vk4tec at tech-software.net
web: www.tech-software.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ben Jackson" <bbj at innismir.net>
To: "Andrew Rich (Home)" <vk4tec at tech-software.net>; "TAPR APRS Mailing 
List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 2:36 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Connecting VB.net application to an APRS server


> Andrew Rich (Home) wrote:
>> Use PERL - its much better
>
> <holy war>
> Not for what he appears to be doing (Coding in Windows for some kind of 
> GUI)
>
> Although I would say drop VB and go with C#. A bit steeper learning
> curve, but you'll likely eventually just go ahead and do it anyway when
> VB doesn't do what you want it to (Been there, done that.)
> </holy war>
>
> (C# d00d since 2004, Perl Monger since 1999)
>
> I also have a rudimentary APRS client written in C#. A bit ugly though.
>
> ~Ben
>
> -- 
> Ben Jackson - N1WBV - New Bedford, MA
> bbj <at> innismir.net - http://www.innismir.net/


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