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Dave Brown
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Hi,

Can any recommend a cross platform free serial comms api targetting windows/mac/linux ?

Thanks,
 
James Ellis
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Dave,

I am not even really sure what that means. But if you are looking for a good cross-platform communication protocol have you looked at SOAP (aka, using web services). Both the Microsoft and Java platforms support web services and they are not that hard to use.
 
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Originally posted by Dave Brown:
Hi,

Can any recommend a cross platform free serial comms api targetting windows/mac/linux ?

Thanks,


The Java Communications API is the "official" API, but unfortunately the reference implementations are reputedly poor, and Sun doesn't ship a Mac or Linux version. But these guys support multiple platforms with a far nicer implementation.
 
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