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Huffman Compression/Decompression

Submitted on: 1/8/2015 3:20:00 PM
By: Fredrik Qvarfort (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 61 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
Views: 10542
     This is a Compression/Decompression routine using Huffman Encoding/Decoding, and works best on normal text files. The code is *highly* optimized, and to show how fast this is I can mention another code sample found here on planetsourcecode (from August 1st 2000) which also uses Huffman Encoding. That code took 127 seconds to compress a 1.8mb textfile, but with my code this takes less than 1 second!! (that's an approvement of 12700%!!). That other code was worth 7 excellent points, how many is this worth? ;)

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3/17/2016 1:49:58 AMDavid Mendez

Function EncodeString() work
Function DecodeString() don't work.

Use 'Text' as undecoded string.
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