Solved

HTTP download...

Posted on 2000-03-08
7
202 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
my program need to download binary files from internet using http protocol.

I use WinInet library to perform this task. The problem is that process is very slow. Connecting only takes about 5 secs (not constant) and download process takes 2-3 times more than another compiled program I have.

May someone help me with WinInet API or recommend another API to perform a task?
0
Comment
Question by:Slavak
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
X_Kalibur earned 50 total points
ID: 2595505
Slavak!


i recently had the EXACT same problem you are having, where i needed to get a file over HTTP protocol..

I found a freeware Delphi component to do this...

I'm now using this component...It works perfectly, and it does everything i need it to..

Its called THTTPCli, and you can download it from this address:

http://www.rtfm.be/fpiette/httpcliuk.htm


the ZIP file has the necessary files you need to install the component, and it comes with excellent examples..


i highly reccommend that people use this component..

-x
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:XAN
ID: 2595649
Yes $)
I recommended to X_Kalibur, and recommend you now :)
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:XAN
ID: 2595651
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:bryan7
ID: 2595842
listenning
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Slavak
ID: 2595843
Sorry, XAN.

I can't give you points because X_Kalibur was first that give ME the answer.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:XAN
ID: 2595862
Slavak, of course, you are absolutely right :)))
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:X_Kalibur
ID: 2598547
Thanks Slavak..

and of course thankyou XAN, for showing me to this component...

it really is brilliant!

-x
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Delphi component that can load a DLL in design time? 8 93
LAN or WAN ? 11 106
Delphi: Connect to running MS Outlook 4 165
update joined tables 2 63
In this tutorial I will show you how to use the Windows Speech API in Delphi. I will only cover basic functions such as text to speech and controlling the speed of the speech. SAPI Installation First you need to install the SAPI type library, th…
Introduction Raise your hands if you were as upset with FireMonkey as I was when I discovered that there was no TListview.  I use TListView in almost all of my applications I've written, and I was not going to compromise by resorting to TStringGrid…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question