Description of the RedCrab Calculator Application interface (API)
Application interface (API)
|Available in RedCrab PLUS
RedCrab includes an integrated application interface (API).
The API can send data to external programs for calculation
The RedCrabAPI.dll file must be included in the external programs to communicate with RedCrab.
Find the file in RedCrabs subdirectory tools/bin
The external programs can be written in any programming language.
Important is that a development system is used which allows the API file to mount
Microsoft Visual Studio is probably the most common.
The Visual Studio Express can be downloaded for free from the Microsoft server.
It supports C++, c#, Visual Basic and other programming languages. Instructions to inserting the RedCrabAPI.dll
in a Visual Studio project you can find here
The externally programmed functions are called by the function Xcon() from the RedCrab worksheet.
You will find more information here