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OPC client with Visual C++ 2008

Discussion in 'C++' started by fali, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. fali

    fali New Member

    Hi all,

    I have the following situation:
    I created a program with Visual C++ 2008 express which receive and interpret data from a µC. Now I want to send this data from the Visual C++ program to an OPC server. Both programs run on the same PC. Therefore I need a connection between my programm and the server. So I think I have to integrate an OPC "client" in my program. But until now I have no Idea how to realize or how to start this. Perhaps anyone has some hints for me.

    Thanks for any help

  2. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    What's an OPC server?
  3. fali

    fali New Member

    on wikipedia you can find a short introduction
  4. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    Yes, I googled OPC, but there are several possibilities. Which particular expansion of OPC are you interested in? Remember I can't read your mind.
  5. fali

    fali New Member

    @ xpi0t0s: Thanks for your reply. Sorry I couldn`t iclude a link to my last post. OLE for Process Control is the old expansion. But what I read so far, is that today no expension is used for "OPC" server.

    The best introduction to OPC I found is located here:

    And another source is the "OPC Foundation"


  6. fali

    fali New Member

    If I added "w"w"w" I couldn`t post my reply. So you have to insert if of course.
    Why I can`t insert links?

  7. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    Newb's aren't allowed to post links, to stop spam. This restriction is automatically lifted after a while.
  8. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    Double digit post count :D

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