Beckhoff.TwinCAT.Ads 4.3.7

The TwinCAT ADS API is a .NET Assembly enabling to develop own .NET applications (e.g. visualization, scientific automation) for communication with TwinCAT devices (e.g. PLC, NC or IO-devices).
     Prerequesites are

       - a TwinCAT 2 or 3 Installation (XAR-Runtime or Full)
       - .NET Framework 4.0

       - the implementation of ADS Clients
       - the browsing of (ADS) server side symbolic information
       - Symbolic Read/Write from/to ADS Servers (Process Images)
       - Value Change Events (ADS Notifications)
       - Support of Raw ProcessImageData, AnyType concept or full dynamic typed (type safe) symbols

There is a newer version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package Beckhoff.TwinCAT.Ads -Version 4.3.7
dotnet add package Beckhoff.TwinCAT.Ads --version 4.3.7
<PackageReference Include="Beckhoff.TwinCAT.Ads" Version="4.3.7" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Beckhoff.TwinCAT.Ads --version 4.3.7
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Release Notes

Release Notes::
Enh: Adding ITcAdsRpcInvoke to IAdsConnection interface to support ITcAdsRpcInvoke overloads on AdsConnection object
Fix: NullReferenceException in SymbolIterator (Symbol Browsing)
Fix: Fixing some issues Dereferencing Pointers via Instance Names and Instance Paths.
Fix: TcAdsClient.WriteAnyString(uint handle, string value, int chars, Encoding encoding) now supports also Unicode as encoding.
Fix: NullReferencesExceptions and missing Symbols on Browsing TwinCAT 4018 Targets.
Enh: Adding Connection Property on Symbols with Value Access (IValueSymbol2.Connection)
Enh: Enhanced support for Pointer symbols in TcAdsClient.ReadSymbol / TcAdsClient.WriteSymbol
Fix: IValueSymbol.ValueChanged deregistration could leak exceptions in older versions. Now exceptions will be handled internally.
Enh: Support of ISubRangeType types that base on other base types than Int32.
Enh: Support of runtime sized Array Instances (AnySizeArrayInstance)
Enh: Adding SubSymbolCount property on TwinCAT.Ads.TypeSystem.Symbol
Enh: Support of byte[] type for PrimitiveTypeConverter class
Fix: NullReferenceException in SymbolLoaderV2 in .NET 2 Environment
Enh: Version numbering of CLR2 aligned to CLR4
Enh: TwinCAT.TypeSystem.SymbolIterator<T> New Mask property, Fixing Recursive Symbols (extra property 'SymbolRecursionDetection')
Enh: Support of Nuget Semantic Versioning support:

Because now the Versioning of Nuget packages supports API Updates, it is not necessary anymore to update the TwinCAT.Ads.dll
AssemblyVersion - which will force to recompile dependent assemblies. From Version on the AssemblyVersion will change
only on major updates, what means that minor Updates (within 4.3.X.X) will remain the same AssemblyVersion and remain backward
compatible - only the AssemblyFileVersion will change.

Fix: Some minor bugfixes
Fix: Fixing TIME.Parse, TIME.TryParse and LTIME.Parse, LTIME.TryParse issue with specifying ms only.
Fix: Symbolic read on PlC Properties
Fix: Forcing symbolic Access for TcAdsClient.ReadSymbol / TcAdsClient.WriteSymbol on symbols with IndexGroup GETSETFUNC_ACCESS
Enh: Supporting PlcOpen Datatypes on TcAdsClient.ReadSymbol / TcAdsClient.WriteSymbol
Enh: Signing Nuget Package with Beckhoff certificate
Enh: Obsolete warning on TcAdsClient methods that use System.Int64 is IndexGroup/IndexOffset parameters.
Enh: Creating Nuget Package for TwinCAT.Ads.dll (, Beckhoff.TwinCAT.Ads)


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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
5.0.0-preview6 44 3/23/2020
5.0.0-preview5 378 3/6/2020
5.0.0-preview4 1,441 12/12/2019
4.4.3 40 3/24/2020
4.4.2 245 3/18/2020
4.4.0 1,542 2/5/2020
4.3.11 2,013 12/17/2019
4.3.10 3,990 10/7/2019
4.3.8 4,580 8/2/2019
4.3.7 3,654 6/27/2019
4.3.5 1,276 6/4/2019
4.3.4 1,118 4/12/2019
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