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  • Blog Post: DotNetZip revs to v1.6 – now with Unicode support

    The v1.6 release of DotNetZip is now available. DotNetZip is the open source Zip Library for .NET, available at http://www.codeplex.com/DotNetZip . Major new features: Unicode support, as well as support for arbitrary code pages. Now you can build zip files that have names with Unicode characters...
  • Blog Post: DotNetZip users: Please Test Unicode support (free zip library for .NET)

    DotNetZip is an open-source library to allow any .NET application to read and create zip files. If you want your ASP.NET page to grab an uploaded zipfile and unpack it on the server, DotNetZip can help you. If you want to generate a zipfile from a server-based app like an ASP.NET page and send it as...
  • Blog Post: Create Zip files within Powershell

    You can use DotNetZip library from within Powershell . It's pretty simple, fast, easy. example: function ZipUp-Files ( $directory ) { $children = get-childitem -path $directory foreach ( $o in $children ) { if ( $o.Name -ne "TestResults" -and $o.Name -ne "obj" -and $o.Name -ne...
  • Blog Post: DotNetZip, open source library for .ZIP files, revs to v1.5 - nice ASP.NET capability

    DotNetZip, the open source Zip Library for .NET, is now at v1.5. Find it at http://www.codeplex.com/DotNetZip . New features: ASP.NET - save a zip archive directly to Response.OutputStream to send down to the browser client, no need to create an intermediate file on the server disk. The...
  • Blog Post: DotNetZip now can save directly to ASP.NET Response.OutputStream

    Did you ever want to zip up a file within an ASP.NET page, and then send it as a download for the requesting browser? The DotNetZip lib works within ASP.NET, and a recent update, available in the v1.5 preview release, allows you to create a zip file and save it directly to Response.OutputStream, with...
  • Blog Post: Some uses of the Ionic DotNetZip library

    ASP.NET App that compresses a file as it is uploaded http://professionalaspnet.com/archive/2007/11/17/Compressing-a-File-as-it-is-Uploaded.aspx ASP.NET app to manipulate ZIP files as virtual directories or read-only resource containers. http://www.codeproject.com/KB/aspnet/aspnetzipfs.aspx Manipulate...
  • Blog Post: DotNetZip, open source library for .ZIP files, revs to v1.4

    I have updated DotNetZip, the open source Zip Library for .NET, to v1.4. Find it at http://www.codeplex.com/DotNetZip . New features!! password support is here! Whoohoo!! This is PKzip (weak) encryption. Another new feature: you can now add entries into zips using content from streams. There are...
  • Blog Post: DotNetZip, open source ZIP library for .NET applications, revs to v1.3

    I have updated DotNetZip, the open source Zip Library for .NET, to v1.3. [Update, 3 January 2009: DotNetZip is now at v1.7 . It includes Unicode, ZIP64, and runs on the Compact Framework. ] Find it at http://www.codeplex.com/DotNetZip . Some of the key fixes new features include: ability to...
  • Blog Post: DotNet Zip Library Graduates to CodePlex

    I finally created a CodePlex project for the .NET Zip Library. Find it at http://www.codeplex.com/DotNetZip . If you want some background on the Zip Library, check out my prior posts on this topic .
  • Blog Post: More .Net Zip Library/Utility updates

    [Update: this code has been moved to a codeplex project: http://www.codeplex.com/DotNetZip . Go there for the latest source for ths .NET Zip/compression library. It does ZIP, ZIP64, SFX, passwords, unicode, and streams. All zips are fully interoperable. ] I updated the Zip library again, this time...
  • Blog Post: .Net Zip Library/Utility updates and fixes

    This is an update to my zip library and utility. You can read previous entries on this here . [Update 30 October 2007]: I moved this library to a CodePlex project. See www.codeplex.com/DotNetZip It has been steadily improved since the time of this post. A reader mailed me to say that the Zip library...
  • Blog Post: Zip Library/Utility updated, works with JAR files now

    I can't believe I didn't test this, but the Zip Library I built and posted a while ago was not working with Jar files. I fixed it, I think it is working now. Any problems, let me know. [Update, 2007 January 4: Someone asked in the comments how to extract a ZipEntry to a particular folder. There is...
  • Blog Post: WordProcessingML doc creation in Java

    A while back, the OpenXmlDeveloper.org website offered an example of how to create a WordProcessingML document from within Java code. I even referenced it briefly here . Remember, WordProcessingML is the document format produced and consumed by Microsoft Word 2007, and the format will also be supported...
  • Blog Post: .NET System.IO.Compression and zip files

    DotNetZip Library .NET 2.0 does Compression [Update 30 October 2007]: I moved this library to a CodePlex project, called DotNetZip. See www.codeplex.com/DotNetZip . It does zip creation, extraction, passwords, ZIP64, Unicode, SFX, and more. It is open source, free Free FREE to use, has a clear...
  • Blog Post: Office XML Formats updated

    Microsoft has announced that the next version of Office (unofficially "Office 12") will deliver support for a new set of XML file formats. Calling them " the Microsoft Office Open XML Formats ", Microsoft wants to produce a more compact, simpler format that is more easily programmable, more reliable...
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