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Sending emails through external assemblies

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      New components to send emails with Nios4 Since version 1.0.1.12 for Windows , a process of modifying the system has started to allow other programmers to interact with the software through external assemblies or OLE technology . One of the first “links” is the ability to intercept the request to send emails , replacing it. Nios4 for Windows normally delegates the task of sending the actual electronic mailbox program installed on the computer but, for several reasons, this communication may not be possible. To fix the problem, dll components have been created to insert inside the program folder to allow their loading, and that replaces the standard system. The system permits only one element, which must necessarily be called mailnios4.dll . In the Download section of the developer.nios4.com website, you can find the features for connecting specific inbox systems or the direct send from the program. This component is not an actual messenger program because it only off

How to make a time marking machine with Rasberry and Nios4 (second part)

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Cloud database creation and first sync In this second article , we will install the Python programs to read the RFID data, check their validity , and send them to your cloud database for storage and sharing . If you missed the first part of the guide about how to make an attendance marking device with Raspberry and Nios4 , click here to make it up. Steps After checking that all components work and have access to the Raspberry , create an account on the website web.nios4.com . Once you sign in, the site will ask you to choose a template to create the first database. In the GitHub project that you downloaded in the previous article, there is a package for creating the database to use. By choosing a custom template or using the Install Package command inside the Help menu of all the open repositories, select and install the attendance_makers.nios4 file . This directory will create the databank with all the fields and tables you need to use in this example. After insta