The Web Updater enables
automatic updates and hot fixes over the web using a
single line of code
The web updater negotiates with the remote web site without the need of a web
Its fully supports NT service (NT4.0/2000/XP/2003) and service-like (95/98/Me).
Its pure Borland Delphi code and supports D5 to D2009.
As a programmer you have full control over the user interface and the user
The Web Updater has a full logging procedure that collects all the update
procedure including success and errors.
It also has a build in Error report that can be auto mailed back to the
The Web updater uses a XML remote file and an "XML File Creator"
application is included so there is no need to spend time writing manually
the xml file.
The Elegant Solution:
Using Web Update Wizard elegantly
solves the following issues associated with delivering automatic software
updates over the web:
based on version numbering, file dates or update sequences.
in-use files (i.e. Files that you application is currently using)
Restartingyour app automatically after an update procedure is done.
a user to update files in 'tied down' locations, such as Program Files, without
the need for Administrator rights... And many more!
You will find that the Web
Update Wizard has a many advanced capabilities. You can authenticate,
version check, launch any number of processes either before or after the
updated file is downloaded and installed, download and automatically install
files and. The only processing requirement
on your server is the ability to respond to standard http: protocol
Connect With your customers...
Email is becoming an
increasingly unreliable method of communicating with existing users of your
software. In addition to using the Web Update Wizard to deliver software
updates to your users over the web, you can also use it to launch news or
promotional web pages from your application. Keeping users informed of
ongoing news of your application, or offer tips which change from week to week.
The component can be delivered in 2 packages. One is a standalone package in the recommended is the Embedded Web Browser Pack which contains the updater too.