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   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​datelib|DATELIB]] - Calendar functions   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​datelib|DATELIB]] - Calendar functions
   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​ellipselib|ELLIPSE]] - Plotting angled ellipses   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​ellipselib|ELLIPSE]] - Plotting angled ellipses
-  * [[/Using%20the%20EVENTLIB%20library|EVENTLIB]] - Synchronous dispatch mechanism for ON MOUSE, ON MOVE, ON SYS and ON TIME events+  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​eventlib|EVENTLIB]] - Synchronous dispatch mechanism for ON MOUSE, ON MOVE, ON SYS and ON TIME events
   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​fnusing|FNUSING]] - Formatting and conversion   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​fnusing|FNUSING]] - Formatting and conversion
   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​gdiplib|GDIPLIB]] - Antialiased graphics   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​gdiplib|GDIPLIB]] - Antialiased graphics
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   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib5|WINLIB5]] - Boxes and buttons   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib5|WINLIB5]] - Boxes and buttons
   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib5|WINLIB5A]] - Boxes and buttons with specified parent window   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib5|WINLIB5A]] - Boxes and buttons with specified parent window
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​utf8lib|UTF8LIB]] - UTF-8 string functions
   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​xmllib|XMLLIB]] - Parse XML files   * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​xmllib|XMLLIB]] - Parse XML files
  
 ==== Downloadable Libraries ==== ==== Downloadable Libraries ====
  
-**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​ArrayIO.html|ArrayIO]]** - Jon Ripley+**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​ArrayIO.html|ArrayIO]]** - Jon Ripley ​\\
 ArrayIO provides routines to write entire arrays to a file and read them back again. ArrayIO provides routines to write entire arrays to a file and read them back again.
  
-**[[http://​planarsoft.com/​server/​site?​lang=en&​openTab=Downloads|BB4WMAPM]]** - Christos Stogiannopoulos+**[[http://​planarsoft.com/​server/​site?​lang=en&​openTab=Downloads|BB4WMAPM]]** - Christos Stogiannopoulos ​\\
 The BB4WMAPM library provides an interface between the //BBC BASIC for Windows// programming language and the [[http://​www.tc.umn.edu/​%7Eringx004/​|MAPM arbitrary precision mathematics library]]. The BB4WMAPM library provides an interface between the //BBC BASIC for Windows// programming language and the [[http://​www.tc.umn.edu/​%7Eringx004/​|MAPM arbitrary precision mathematics library]].
  
-**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​box2dlib.zip|BOX2DLIB]]** - Richard Russell+**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​box2dlib.zip|BOX2DLIB]]** - Richard Russell ​\\
 Used in conjunction with BOX2D221.DLL and (optionally) BOX2DDBG.BBC,​ which are contained in the ZIP file, provides access to the [[http://​box2d.org/​|Box2D Physics Engine]]. Used in conjunction with BOX2D221.DLL and (optionally) BOX2DDBG.BBC,​ which are contained in the ZIP file, provides access to the [[http://​box2d.org/​|Box2D Physics Engine]].
  
-**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​CardLib.html|CardLib]]** - Jon Ripley+**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​CardLib.html|CardLib]]** - Jon Ripley ​\\
 CardLib provides an interface to the Windows cards library used by all the card games supplied with Windows. CardLib provides an interface to the Windows cards library used by all the card games supplied with Windows.
  
-**[[http://​mdfs.net/​System/​Library/​BLib/​|Date]]** - J.G.Harston+**[[http://​mdfs.net/​System/​Library/​BLib/​|Date]]** - J.G.Harston ​\\
 The Date library provides functions for converting dates between a 5-byte centi-second count and real-world date and time values. It replicates the functionality of the RISC OS SWIs Territory_ConvertOrdinalsToTime and Territory_ConvertDateAndTime. The Date library provides functions for converting dates between a 5-byte centi-second count and real-world date and time values. It replicates the functionality of the RISC OS SWIs Territory_ConvertOrdinalsToTime and Territory_ConvertDateAndTime.
  
-**[[http://​www.svrsig.org/​software/​DrawLib.htm|DrawLib]]** - Chris Hall & Chris Dennis+**[[http://​www.svrsig.org/​software/​DrawLib.htm|DrawLib]]** - Chris Hall & Chris Dennis ​\\
 Two libraries DrawLib and ShowDraw used to create and display Acorn Draw format files on Windows. Two libraries DrawLib and ShowDraw used to create and display Acorn Draw format files on Windows.
  
-**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​forthlib.zip|FORTHLIB]]** - Richard Russell+**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​forthlib.zip|FORTHLIB]]** - Richard Russell ​\\
 Incorporate subroutines written in Forth in your BASIC program. Forth is much faster than BASIC, but easier to learn than assembly language. Incorporate subroutines written in Forth in your BASIC program. Forth is much faster than BASIC, but easier to learn than assembly language.
  
-**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​gdip_image.zip|gdip_image]]** - Hans van der Hoeven+**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​gdip_image.zip|gdip_image]]** - Hans van der Hoeven ​\\
 This library makes it very easy to display images or part of images in your window, using GDI+. It gives a very good quality scaling. This demo program [[http://​tech.groups.yahoo.com/​group/​bb4w/​files/​Graphics/​gdip_image_demo.bbc|gdip_image_demo.bbc]] explains the use of and demonstrates the possibilities of the library. This library makes it very easy to display images or part of images in your window, using GDI+. It gives a very good quality scaling. This demo program [[http://​tech.groups.yahoo.com/​group/​bb4w/​files/​Graphics/​gdip_image_demo.bbc|gdip_image_demo.bbc]] explains the use of and demonstrates the possibilities of the library.
  
-**[[https://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​hashlib.zip|HASHLIB2]]** - Michael Hutton+**[[https://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​hashlib.zip|HASHLIB2]]** - Michael Hutton ​\\
 Calculates the MD2, MD4, MD5, SHA or SHA-1 hash of a file or a block of data in memory. Calculates the MD2, MD4, MD5, SHA or SHA-1 hash of a file or a block of data in memory.
  
-**[[https://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​hashlib.zip|HASHLIB3]]** - Michael Hutton+**[[https://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​hashlib.zip|HASHLIB3]]** - Michael Hutton ​\\
 As HASHLIB2 but additionally calculates the SHA-256, SHA-384 or SHA-512 hash. As HASHLIB2 but additionally calculates the SHA-256, SHA-384 or SHA-512 hash.
  
-**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​himelib.zip|HIMELIB]]** - Richard Russell+**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​himelib.zip|HIMELIB]]** - Richard Russell ​\\
 Interfaces to the [[http://​www.devotechs.com/​|Huge Integer Math and Encryption]] library. Interfaces to the [[http://​www.devotechs.com/​|Huge Integer Math and Encryption]] library.
  
-**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​LoadDLL.html|LoadDLL]]** - Jon Ripley+**[[https://​groups.io/​g/​bb4w/​files/​Libraries|IMGLIB]]** - Richard Russell \\ 
 +A pair of libraries, one for BB4W and one for BBCSDL, for displaying rotated, scaled and/or flipped images. 
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 +**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​LoadDLL.html|LoadDLL]]** - Jon Ripley ​\\
 LoadDLL provides a simple and fast interface for accessing functions provided by DLLs (Dynamic Link Libraries). LoadDLL provides a simple and fast interface for accessing functions provided by DLLs (Dynamic Link Libraries).
  
-**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​MAlloc.html|MAlloc]]** - Jon Ripley+**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​MAlloc.html|MAlloc]]** - Jon Ripley ​\\
 Memory allocation library (using the Windows API). Provides functions for memory allocation, reallocation and freeing. Memory allocation library (using the Windows API). Provides functions for memory allocation, reallocation and freeing.
  
-**[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​|MAlloc]]** - J.G.Harston+**[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​|MAlloc]]** - J.G.Harston ​\\
 Memory allocation library (using BBC BASIC'​s heap). Provides functions for memory allocation, reallocation and freeing. Memory allocation library (using BBC BASIC'​s heap). Provides functions for memory allocation, reallocation and freeing.
  
-**[[https://​groups.io/​g/​bb4w/​files/​Libraries/​odbclib.zip|ODBCLIB]]** - Richard Russell+**[[https://​groups.io/​g/​bb4w/​files/​Libraries/​odbclib.zip|ODBCLIB]]** - Richard Russell ​\\
 Supports accessing an ODBC-compliant database (for example SQLite) . The Zip file include a test/​demonstration program illustrating its use. Supports accessing an ODBC-compliant database (for example SQLite) . The Zip file include a test/​demonstration program illustrating its use.
  
-**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​oncomlib.zip|ONCOMLIB]]** - Richard Russell+**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​oncomlib.zip|ONCOMLIB]]** - Richard Russell ​\\
 Provides an ON COM style facility which will call a specified procedure if an event occurs on a serial communications port. Provides an ON COM style facility which will call a specified procedure if an event occurs on a serial communications port.
  
-**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​ReadArgs.html|ReadArgs]]** - Jon Ripley+**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​ReadArgs.html|ReadArgs]]** - Jon Ripley ​\\
 Used to parse command line parameters passed to a program and returns the number of parameters and an array containing the parameters themselves. Contains a convenient lexical analyser. Used to parse command line parameters passed to a program and returns the number of parameters and an array containing the parameters themselves. Contains a convenient lexical analyser.
  
-**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​ReadLine.html|ReadLine]]** - Jon Ripley+**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​ReadLine.html|ReadLine]]** - Jon Ripley ​\\
 The ReadLine library provide several flexible functions that replace the **INPUT** statement. Includes a full line editor with common keyboard shortcuts, clipboard support, cloaked input and a configurable line history buffer. The ReadLine library provide several flexible functions that replace the **INPUT** statement. Includes a full line editor with common keyboard shortcuts, clipboard support, cloaked input and a configurable line history buffer.
  
-**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​SPLASHSCREEN.bbc|SPLASHSCREEN]]** - Michael Hutton+**[[http://​www.rtr.myzen.co.uk/​SPLASHSCREEN.bbc|SPLASHSCREEN]]** - Michael Hutton ​\\
 Create a Splashscreen for your program from a jpeg, bmp, windows metafile or icon file. Supports multiple monitors. Create a Splashscreen for your program from a jpeg, bmp, windows metafile or icon file. Supports multiple monitors.
  
-**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​SQLite_BB4W_Release_1.zip|SQLite3]]** - Jon Ripley+**[[http://​jonripley.com/​bb4w/​libraries/​SQLite_BB4W_Release_1.zip|SQLite3]]** - Jon Ripley ​\\
 Allows SQLite databases to be created and manipulated from BB4W programs. Allows SQLite databases to be created and manipulated from BB4W programs.
  
-**[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​Win|Win/​Keyboard]]** - J.G.Harston+**[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​Win|Win/​Keyboard]]** - J.G.Harston ​\\
 The Win/​Keyboard library provides functions to replace **GET** and **INKEY** that return regular unique top-bit-set values for function and editing keys, and returns distinct values for keys pressed with Shift, Control and Alt. The Win/​Keyboard library provides functions to replace **GET** and **INKEY** that return regular unique top-bit-set values for function and editing keys, and returns distinct values for keys pressed with Shift, Control and Alt.
  
-**[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​Win|Win/​Reg]]** - J.G.Harston+**[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​Win|Win/​Reg]]** - J.G.Harston ​\\
 The Win/Reg library provides simple functions to read and write strings in the **HKEY_CURRENT_USER** part of the registry. The Win/Reg library provides simple functions to read and write strings in the **HKEY_CURRENT_USER** part of the registry.
  
-**[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​Win|Win/​Registry]]** - J.G.Harston+**[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​Win|Win/​Registry]]** - J.G.Harston ​\\
 The Win/​Registry library provides functions to read and write data in any part of the system registry. The Win/​Registry library provides functions to read and write data in any part of the system registry.
libraries.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/13 20:45 by richardrussell