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 Post subject: chilkat library users?
PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:30 am 
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Hi -- I'm thinking about signing on to a project to do a do a small part; but the project requires me to purchase my own chilkat license which cuts into a good chunk of what I'd make on it.

I see from some posts, that others have tried the library, but not sure if anyone has purchased licenses...
Just wondering if it's worth it for general projects...

Thanks for your thoughts..


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:47 am 
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Hi.
I didn't bought a licence yet, but I'm thinking about it (for me it's a lot of money). I've tried serveral things with the IMAP Functions and I'm impressed. Everything runs fine - sometimes the library says, that the demo time is over ... but one or two days later it runs fine again. Good enought to develop and test. On their web-page are a lot of examples for purebasic.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:42 pm 
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It's a lot of money for me too; I'm more or less retired, and do very few programming jobs these days... The license is about 1/3 of what I'd make on the contract (pre-tax), so it only makes sense if I can get more use out of it...
It looks well thought out, and a lot of examples for a lot of languages; which tells me they do a lot of testing/development... If it were 1/2 the cost I'd jump on it w/o thinking too much; but it is expensive, more expensive then my 2 PB licenses...

thanks for your input.

-josh


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 Post subject: Re: chilkat library users?
PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:04 pm 
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Hi

I purchased a developer bundle years ago and use both the Windows and Linux libraries. The price for me was not significant because I am working on larger commercial projects. I have found their support to be good and when I found some bugs in the Linux implementation they fixed them quickly.

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 Post subject: Re: chilkat library users?
PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:49 am 
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Chilkatsoft library is old, stable, still further developed.
No risk at all!


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