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Best way for serial port com1 data handler

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hi experts
any idea about the Best way for serial port com1 data handler software?
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Pieter Jordaan earned 500 total points
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Hi

PHP can not be used with a serial port.

I had to use the perl serial library to create a wrapper for it.
Depending on your application, you can pass values to a perl script, that will control the communication with serial.

Device::SerialPort in perl can do what you need.

Help:
http://search.cpan.org/~cook/Device-SerialPort-1.002/SerialPort.pm

I hope that helps.
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by:cyberlab
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well changing to visual basic activex
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yikes.

Good luck.
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