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 +=====Libraries=====
  
 +===== Libraries =====
 +\\  What is a library and why are libraries important?​\\ \\ 
 +
 +  * [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Library_%28computer_science%29|Library (Wikipedia)]]
 +  * [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Code_reuse|Code reuse (Wikipedia)]]
 +\\ 
 +==== Writing Libraries ====
 +\\ 
 +
 +  * [[/​Checking%20if%20a%20library%20is%20INSTALLed|Checking if a library is INSTALLed]]
 +  * [[/​Commenting%20library%20code|Commenting library code]]
 +  * [[/​Distributing%20crunched%20libraries|Distributing crunched libraries]]
 +  * [[/​Guide%20to%20writing%20libraries|Guide to writing libraries]]
 +  * [[/​Fixing%20a%20Bad%20library%20error|Fixing a 'Bad library'​ error]]
 +  * [[/​Preventing%20a%20library%20from%20being%20run|Preventing a library from being run]]
 +  * [[/​Using%20DATA%20statements%20in%20libraries|Using DATA statements in libraries]]
 +\\ 
 +==== Supplied Libraries ====
 +\\ 
 +
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​arraylib|ARRAYLIB]] - Array and matrix functions
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​asmlib|ASMLIB]] - Assembler extensions (CMOV and SSE)
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​asmlib2|ASMLIB2]] - More assembler extensions (SSE2)
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​callback|CALLBACK]] - Use Windows API functions which require a callback routine
 +  * [[/​Object%20Orientated%20programming|CLASSLIB]] - Support for Object Classes (includes examples of use)
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​comlib|COMLIB]] - Accessing COM automation (ActiveX) controls
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​d3dlib|D3DLIB]] - Direct3D8 graphics
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​d3dlib|D3DLIBA]] - Direct3D8 graphics (with additional camera roll-angle parameter)
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​d3dlib|D3D9LIB]] - Direct3D9 graphics
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​d3dlib|D3D9LIBA]] - Direct3D9 graphics (with additional camera roll-angle parameter)
 +  * [[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
 +  * [[/​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#​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#​hqsound|HQSOUND]] - High Quality sound patch
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​mdilib|MDILIB]] - Multiple Document Interface
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​multiwin|MULTIWIN]] - Multiple output windows
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​nowait|NOWAIT]] - Replacement functions that don't stall interrupts
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​socklib|SOCKLIB]] - Socket (network) connections
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​sortlib|SORTLIB]] - Sorts data arrays
 +  * SORTSALIB - Sorts arrays of structures (beware of different calling syntax)
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​spritelib|SPRITELIB]] - Sprites
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​stringlib|STRINGLIB]] - String functions
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​subclass|SUBCLASS]] - Intercept and process Windows messages
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​timerlib|TIMERLIB]] - Multiple single-shot or periodic timers which call a specified BASIC PROCedure
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib|WINLIB]] - Toolbars and status bars
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib2|WINLIB2]] - Dialogue boxes
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib2|WINLIB2A]] - Dialogue boxes with context-sensitive help
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib3|WINLIB3]] - Trackbars and progress bars
 +  * [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwing.html#​winlib4|WINLIB4]] - Property sheets and wizards
 +  * [[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#​xmllib|XMLLIB]] - Parse XML files
 +\\ 
 +==== Downloadable Libraries ====
 +\\ **[[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.\\ \\ **[[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]].\\ \\ **[[http://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=I8+5fr5UjvhmD4qofM/​ssPYFQ2wiqf0iA2Sajx6y0ys=|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]].\\ \\ **[[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.\\ \\ **[[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.\\ \\ **[[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.\\ \\ **[[http://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=TaDQYdsL22yPI3u5JO23XaVUwscAcG9hixTlKy5Hs2A=|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.\\ \\ **[[http://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=22+3xhTWjCBi7k3rrG7fPbWEnwOgvLWgXdYu9/​5egSo=|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.\\ \\ **[[http://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=yZdknjKzyMNO0ZiCC7m2Zbe8MeWzjcnsR7FkSyzbDvE=|HASHLIB]]** - Michael Hutton\\ ​ Will give the SHA-1 hash value for a specified file.\\ \\ **[[https://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=ALm20ORdBkXkZPg9WeJfFQGooIenVBp0ixTChmNiue0=|HASHLIB2]]** - Michael Hutton\\ ​ Calculates the MD2, MD4, MD5, SHA or SHA-1 hash of a file or a block of data in memory.\\ \\ **[[https://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=cWw7Mep7jEkHnwVdQDCk8WUFRnJd9+XzQGjnNn0Pnds=|HASHLIB3]]** - Michael Hutton\\ ​ As HASHLIB2 but additionally calculates the SHA-256, SHA-384 or SHA-512 hash.\\ \\ **[[http://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=KUM7BSuqHxjXjSP4UdcwLxtsLDJOKg+yjCssbIVFWms=|HIMELIB]]** - Richard Russell\\ ​ Interfaces to the [[http://​www.devotechs.com/​|Huge Integer Math and Encryption]] library.\\ \\ **[[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).\\ \\ **[[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.\\ \\ **[[http://​mdfs.net/​BLib/​|MAlloc]]** - J.G.Harston\\ ​ 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\\ ​ Supports accessing an ODBC-compliant database (for example SQLite) . The Zip file include a test/​demonstration program illustrating its use.\\ \\ **[[http://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=yBRFkbNtiT4ypzbaQWLjOgMUbfog7kTjF/​CYYDVQKpY=|ONCOMLIB]]** - Richard Russell\\ ​ 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\\ ​ 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\\ ​ 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://​wiggio.com/​yui/​folder/​stream_file.php?​doc_key=2w6LBDgjOIQ4RKVoq5DG12nZx1LKjKQB222gTFKyxio=|SPLASHSCREEN]]** - Michael Hutton\\ ​ 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\\ ​ Allows SQLite databases to be created and manipulated from BB4W programs.\\ \\ **[[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.\\ \\ **[[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.\\ \\ **[[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.
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