gbUpdate provides a way for applications to download a new version of the application EXE file. The approach requires the addition of a function to the application itself. Additionally, separate EXE file t A function is added to theThe application itself
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gbUpdate uses a single main screen, consisting of a toolbar ...
Additionally, context menus are provided for each text source.
Then, to add the online update to your application, you must add code in 3 places to the main application.
When you run "CheckForUpdate", the version number is pulled off the server and compared to the current EXE version number. If a new version is available, it is downloaded. Then, if the user agrees to update the current file, the current program is closed and it's EXE renamed to EXE.old. The downloaded .NEW file is renamed as .EXE and the new version restarted.
The image above walks through the update cycle.