On Sunday, 18 April 2021 at 14:37:49 UTC+10, Sanjay Minni wrote:
> OK Found the classes incl BCryptLibrary under ExternalLibrary.
> What Do I have to do with the external DLL and the beginning / preparatory steps is what I am looking for in the help file
> On Sunday, 18 April, 2021 at 9:55:09 am UTC+5:30, Sanjay Minni wrote:
> > Thanks Vince,
> > I think John Aspinall in this group was working on this - i.e. SQLite native driver - you find it in this thread in which you are also there
> > https://groups.google.com/g/comp.lang.smalltalk.dolphin/c/KLrUwQCOlgk
> > But coming back, can you point me to the help file sections i need to follow for Dolphin to talk to a dll. (I not much into internal type of stuff).
> > also the tools may have changed so do i have to use COM Component Wizard ?
> > I want to avoid registering sqlite3.dll as it will be deployed and i dont want to touch users registry entries
> > Sanjay
The relevant chapter in the help file is Programming Cookbook > External Interfacing.
You won't be using the COM code generator (which is itself a great tool!). Just read that chapter and look at BCryptLibrary as an example on how it is implemented.
). There are lots of stuff in Win32 that you can experiment with. It is far easier than you might imagine. The Microsoft docs are pretty good in this regard.