Welcome to IPWorks, a comprehensive developer suite of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)-enabled components that simplifies the process of adding secure internet connectivity to any application, on any platform. The 40-plus enterprise-class components facilitate tasks, such as ensuring security, sending e-mails, transferring files, managing networks, browsing the web, consuming web services, and more.

Getting Started

IPWorks 2024 is delivered as a module which must first be installed prior to use. To install the module run the following command:

npm install ipworks-24.0.tar.gz

The module should now be installed and available for use. To use the module in your application first reference the package like so: const ipworks = require("@nsoftware/ipworks"); Instances of the classes listed below can then be created in code.

Included Classes

CalDAV The CalDAV Component implements an easy-to-use interface to the Calendaring Extensions to the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning protocol (WebDAV). In this manner the CalDAV protocol specifies a standard way of accessing, managing, and sharing calendar events based on the iCalendar format.
CardDAV The CardDAV component makes it easy to access, share, manage, upload, and download contact data based on the vCard format within a CardDAV server.
CertMgr The CertMgr component is used to create, read, and manage certificates.
DNS The DNS component is used to query DNS for record information.
FileMailer The FileMailer Component is used to send emails with file attachments.
FTP The FTP Component can be used to transfer files to and from FTP servers using the FTP protocol.
GRPC The GRPC component is designed to send and receive messages over gRPC. The component can be used to both create messages to send as well as read incoming messages.
HTMLMailer The HTMLMailer Component is used to send HTML emails, including embedded images.
HTTP The HTTP Component can be used to retrieve documents from the World Wide Web.
IMAP The IMAP Component is used to communicate with IMAP servers using the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP).
JSON The JSON component can be used to parse and write JSON documents.
LDAP The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Component is used to search, manage, and maintain internet directory servers.
MIME The MIME component allows for the simple encoding and decoding of MIME structures, such as message attachments and file uploads.
MX The MX component enables querying of mail exchange (MX) records from a Domain Name Server (DNS). Thus, it will find out the names of the mail servers accepting email for a given email address or domain.
NetClock The NetClock component provides the current time in Greenwich Mean Time from an Internet Time Server.
NetCode The NetCode component can be used to encode or decode files or strings using a variety of popular encoding formats, such as Base64, UUencode, and URL. UUEncode , MIME's Base64 Quoted-Printable , and URL encoding formats, as well as secure hash functions such as MD5 and SHA1, are currently supported.
OAuth The OAuth component is used to authorize a client and provide an authorization string used in future requests.
OData The OData component implements the Open Data Protocol (OData). It can be used to query, parse, and update or modify data contained within an OData service.
POP The POP Component is used to easily retrieve electronic mail from internet post office servers (POP).
RCP The RCP component implements the popular UNIX Remote Copy Protocol, used to transfer files between systems.
REST The REST Component can be used to retrieve XML documents from the World Wide Web.
RSS The RSS Component is used to retrieve, parse, edit, and write RSS-syndicated content.
S3 The S3 component provides an easy-to-use interface for Amazon S3 and other S3-compatible services.
SMPP The SMPP Component implements a lightweight message transmission interface using the Short Message Peer-to-Peer protocol, most known for its use in cellular text messaging.
SMTP The SMTP Component is used to send internet mail using the SMTP protocol (the internet mail standard).
SOAP The SOAP Component is a generic SOAP client supporting SOAP 1.1 that is used to communicate with SOAP servers.
SysLog The Syslog component is used to send and receive network system log packets.
TCPClient The TCPClient Component is a generic Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) stream client based on an asynchronous, event-driven architecture.
TCPServer The TCPServer Component is a generic Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) server component based on an asynchronous, event-driven architecture. It is designed to balance the load between connections for a fast, powerful server.
Telnet The Telnet Component is used to communicate with servers implementing the TELNET protocol.
TFTPClient The TFTPClient component is used to exchange files with TFTP servers via the TFTP protocol defined in RFC 783.
TFTPServer The TFTP Server Component is used to create a TFTP Server.
UDP The User Datagram Protocol (UDP) component is used to facilitate UDP (datagram) communications. It can act both as a client and a server and communicate with any number of hosts simultaneously, as well as generate and receive broadcast packets.
WebDAV The WebDAV Component implements an easy-to-use interface to the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) protocol.
WebForm The WebForm Component is used to POST data to interactive web pages or scripts (e.g., CGI, ASP), similar to what HTML forms do.
WebUpload The WebUpload Component is used to upload files to RFC 1867-compliant web servers.
WSClient The WSClient component is used to establish a WebSocket connection to a server.
WSServer The WSServer component is used to create a WebSocket server.
XML The XML component can be used to both parse and create XML documents.
XMPP The XMPP Component is used to create a lightweight messaging client using the XMPP (Jabber) protocol.

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