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by tdhoward
Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Announcements and Discoveries
Topic: Windows Service built with wxWidgets (no GUI)
Replies: 6
Views: 2400

Re: Windows Service built with wxWidgets (no GUI)

Great Code! Thanks! ...I want to extend code for catching socket Events... ...Next I added OnServerEvent() and OnSocketEvent() to my app, almost unmodified from server.cpp (wx sample directory). Now - after starting - application hangs. It can neither be stopped nor receive socket Events. I would s...
by tdhoward
Wed Oct 28, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Announcements and Discoveries
Topic: Windows Service built with wxWidgets (no GUI)
Replies: 6
Views: 2400

Re: Windows Service built with wxWidgets (no GUI)

Do you plan to add ability to run it as *Nix daemon? Yes, I do! It seems like it shouldn't be that hard, after looking at this nicely written HOWTO: http://www.netzmafia.de/skripten/unix/linux-daemon-howto.html However, my need for that likely won't be until the middle of 2016, so feel free to cont...
by tdhoward
Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Announcements and Discoveries
Topic: Windows Service built with wxWidgets (no GUI)
Replies: 6
Views: 2400

Re: Windows Service built with wxWidgets (no GUI)

Glad you find it interesting! My particular use case started out as a full GUI wxWidgets application, about 20,000 lines of code. Then we needed it to start automatically on boot on a virtual machine without a user logged in... So I really needed something that could take the existing core program a...
by tdhoward
Fri Oct 09, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: Announcements and Discoveries
Topic: Windows Service built with wxWidgets (no GUI)
Replies: 6
Views: 2400

Windows Service built with wxWidgets (no GUI)

Since wxWidgets provides lots of very helpful functionality that doesn't require a GUI, it seems reasonable that someone might choose to write a Windows service using wxWidgets. Here is a sample wxWidgets service, using wxWidgets 3.0 and tested on Windows 7 that I put together in a (hopefully) usabl...