Reference SerialXP.dll from Visual Basic.
Select "Project -> References..." from the Visual Basic menu.
Samples included for Visual Basic
The samples can be found under
"Start -> Programs -> Franson SerialTools SDK -> ActiveX Windows -> Samples"
Sample 1 - Events
Sample to write and read from the serial port using events.
Sample 2 - NoEvents
Sample to write and read from the serial port without using events.
Sample 3 - VPortEvents
Sample to create and use a virtual serial port using events.
Sample 4 - VPortNoEvents
Sample to create and use a virtual serial port without using events.
A License key
is necessary to use SerialTools. During development the key found here
can be used. To distribute the component as part of your application you need to purchase
a license. The License.LicenseKey property must be
set to a valid license key by your application or else the component will refuse to work properly.