All outstanding bugs in both packages have been corrected.
VB-ZOOM now utilizes the VB-MARC-8-CharSet package for complete support of all MARC-8 character encodings, including East Asian characters.
This is the first beta release of VB MARC-8 CharSet which is an ActiveX DLL with classes for converting strings encoded as MARC-8 into native Visual Basic Unicode strings (BSTRs) or into UTF-8 encoded strings.
The following MARC-8 character sets are supported:
* Latin (Basic/Extended, Greek Symbols, Subscripts and Superscripts)
* Cyrillic (Basic/Extended)
* Arabic (Basic/Extended)
* East Asian Characters (over 15,000 characters)... read more
VB-ZOOM is an implementation of ZOOM (Z39.50 Object-Orientation Model) v1.2. (http://zoom.z3950.org/api/zoom-1.2.html)
VB-ZOOM is an ActiveX COMponent written in Visual Basic. This component provides a wrapper to the Yaz toolkit Zoom functions which are available from Index Data (http://www.indexdata.dk/yaz/)
This release corrects a number of bugs. The most important probably being that the ZoomRecord.RawData property can now return a Variant Byte Array datatype, instead of the String data type which is subject to character encoding conversion which can corrupt the original data. Other changes are outlined in http://vb-zoom.sourceforge.net/ChangeLog.html... read more
In addition to some minor bug fixes and enhancements, support for the OPAC Record Syntax has been added.
VB ZOOM is an ActiveX COMponent, written in Visual Basic, which is an implementation of the ZOOM 1.2: Z39.50 Object-Orientation Model Abstract API (http://zoom.z3950.org/). The ActiveX DLL is implemented using the YAZ Toolkit from Index Data (http://www.indexdata.dk/yaz/).
This latest release has added significant support for the USmarc and XML record syntaxes, plus numerous other improvements. See the ChangeLog for details.
VB-ZOOM is an ActiveX COMponent, written in Visual Basic, which is an implementation of the ZOOM 1.2: Z39.50 Object-Orientation Model Abstract API (http://zoom.z3950.org/). The ActiveX DLL is implemented using the YAZ Toolkit from Index Data (http://www.indexdata.dk/yaz/).
API documentation and an extremely simple Z39.50 client are included with the download. Of course, source code is also available.