Implementing file compression and encryption in Visual Basic 6

Friday, 14 April 2006, 3:50 AM EST

In this two-part article series, you'll see how you can easily add encryption and data compression (ZIP) capabilities to existing Visual Basic 6 applications using the .NET Framework. While encryption and compression may not seem like related technologies, if you think about it, each one takes a set of data and performs a transformation on it. In the case of encryption, the data is made unreadable, and with compression, the data is made smaller. You'll also see that both utilize many of the same underlying technologies.

At MSDN.

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