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Archive for August 21st, 2008

Did you know – Zip is built into .NET?

food-cof-01 A couple of weeks ago, I was working on a project that required me to unzip a file.  There is only one text file in the zip, so using a full-blown library like SharpZipLib (OpenSource) or some commercial product just didn’t seem right.  From my experience with Java, I knew zip routines were available as part of the Java libraries in .NET (JSharp).  It seemed like my best bet would be to use what was already available rather than having yet another DLL on my system.

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