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mpplumb
08-22-2007, 09:01 PM
Hello,

I'm looking to dowload data in a .csv from a web address and do some manipulating of the data in c++. I'm pretty new to c++ but not to computers or object oriented programming. What is the best way to go about developing this functionality and what is a good guide for learning how to do it. Is this something that requires socket programming? or can i find an add in module that will do most of this for me? ex. libwww

Thanks in advance for any help.
Matt

zacs7
08-22-2007, 10:43 PM
* Use libcurl (http://curl.haxx.se/) to do the downloading.
* Read the CSV line by line, doing you're manipulation on each line...

Can you be a bit more specific as to what you need help with?