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a Send / Get files using winsock

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Submitted on: 1/4/2015 7:00:00 AM
By: Dustin Davis (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 13 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     Want your program to be able to send and get files over the internet? Well, here you go! This is very easy to understand.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: a Send / Get files using winsock
' Description:Want your program to be able to send and get files over the internet? Well, here you go! This is very easy to understand.
' By: Dustin Davis (from psc cd)
'**************************************

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'Note: This is a custom control for your applications. This will not properly
'Get files from the internet or from an ftp. Although the dataarival sub would
'be the same, I do not know how the transition would end so I just sent "xx"
'and that tells the sub that the transition has ended
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'Public declarations
dim FileOpen as Boolean
public function Send_File(FileToSend as string)
'This is the function that sends a file
Dim Temp as string
Dim BlockSize as long
open filetosend for binary access read as #1 'Open the file to send
BlockSize = 2048 'Set the block size, if needed, set it higher
do while not EOF(1)
 temp = Space$(blockSize) 'Give temp some space to store the data
 Get 1, , temp 'Get first line from file
 Winsock1.SendData temp 'Send the data
 DoEvents
loop
winsock1.senddata "xx" 'This is a custom control that ends the transmition
close #1
end function
Private Sub Winsock1_DataArrival(ByVal bytesTotal As Long)
Dim temp As String
Dim data As String
'Check to see if the file is already open
If fileOpen = False Then
 Open "c:\somefile_here" For Binary Access Write As #2
 fileOpen = True
ElseIf fileOpen = True Then
 DoEvents
End If
Winsock1.GetData data 'Get the data
temp = data
'Check to see if it is the end of the transmition
If temp = "xx" Then
 Close #2
 fileOpen = False
Else
Put 2, , temp 'Store the data to the file
End If
End Sub


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