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C++ : Load configuration data from website rather than from a file
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May 19, 2011

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  • Posted: Thu, May 19, 2011
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Dear Elancers !

Keywords : cURL, C++ , Visual Studio 2008
Requirements : Demonstrated knowledge of C++ is a requirement.
Knowledge of cURL in a C++ environment is a plus, but not a requirement.

The Job :
We currently own a custom program that reads a configuration file from a disk. I would like this program to load this configuration file from a website instead of from disk. It's very important that the configuration should only be loaded into memory and should be completely removed when the program closes. Without connectivity to the website, the program won't be able to load the configuration data, this is intended.

The Solution :
Basic error handling should be added to the download functions and used ( for instance if our website is down, the program should not crash but tell the user about the problem ), CURL should also be used as I like the interface and the ease of use. It should be well documented into the currect code what each function does. The program should be abl...

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Desired Skills
cURL, C++
Job ID: 24325358
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