Peter Hyde

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Professional set of Delphi and C++Builder components for virtual instrumentation

  • Meters, Bars (Gauge), with linear or log(10) scaling
  • Digital indicators (time, value)
  • Operating Point display
  • Dial (knob), Sliders, Trend/Recorder
  • buttons, switches, LED indicators
  • DB-Aware components and many more
Author Products

Total 6 products

SPIS WebQueue v.2.01

Applications in Delphi and BCB > Internet > Offline

By Peter Hyde.

Shareware 18 May 1998


The SPIS WebQueue offline site management utility handles the off-site end of TWebCompress operations, preparing archives of updated files and communicating with the site (and TWebCompress) by FTP. FTP proxy support and on-site WebDeploy application now included.


  • Status: Partially restricted
  • Source: None
  • price: $55
  • Size: 525kB

Platforms: NT4, W95, W98,

SPIS Webwatch Site Monitor v.5.3

Applications in Delphi and BCB > Internet > Security and Control

By Peter Hyde.

Freeware 06 Dec 2004


If you run one or more commercial or mission-critical Web sites, SPIS WebWatch will save you time, money and stress! It is a Web and FTP site monitor program which will regularly and automatically request pages or directory listings from any sites you like, and take corrective or notification action if any are "down", invalid or can't be contacted. It will also monitor the health of the computer on which it is running itself.

Web and FTP sites are now a critical information tool for many businesses -- critical to the businesses owning the sites, and to those who provide Web site services.

Unfortunately, the Internet is a complex organism, and prone to failure. Connections get lost, domain names get "mislaid", servers go down and with automated Web sites there are yet more layers which might go wrong.

SPIS WebWatch keeps an eye not just on connections (which any ping program can do), but also on the Web servers themselves, and any Web site applications behind them... Above all, it does so in an automated fashion, running the checks every minute, every hour -- as often as you need.

We encourage you to try SPIS WebWatch out by downloading a copy, looking at the help file and sample control file that comes with it and, of course, using it to monitor your own sites.


  • Status: Fully functional
  • Source: None
  • Size: 652kB

Platforms: ME, NT4, W2K, W2K3, W95, W98, XP,

TCompLHA v.11.1

Components > Data Compress > Standard

By Peter Hyde.

Shareware 09 Jul 2015


TCompLHA helps you create and manage archives compatible with the popular freeware LHArc and LHA utilities (these archives are also readable by the WinZip program).

Key features:

  • Standard support for Delphi, Kylix and C++ Builder
  • Create and manage multi-file compressed archives
  • Simple one-step methods for most operations
  • Read/write compatible with archives made with LHArc for DOS (WinZip readable)
  • Read/write compatible with LHA archives which use LZH1 or LZH5 compression
  • Read compatible with TCompress archives
  • Compress any stream (e.g. memory, database blobs) directly to/from archives
  • Standard user interface provided, fully customizable
  • Full control over filepaths stored into and extracted from the archives
  • Optional file-by-file control over operations (e.g for version checking)
  • Thread-safe operation
  • Native compression -- no mucking about with DLLs, OCXes etc
  • Now supports files and archives up to 8 exabytes in size.


  • Status: With Nag-Screen
  • Source: On purchase/registration
  • price: $99
  • Source price: $158
  • Size: 913kB

Platforms: C2k10, C2k6, C2k7, C2k9, CB6, CB64, CBXE, CBXE2, CBXE3, CBXE4, CBXE5, CBXE6, CBXE7, CBXE8, D2005, D2006, D2007, D2009, D2010, D6, D7, DXE, DXE2, DXE3, DXE4, DXE5, DXE6, DXE64, DXE7, DXE8

TCompress v.11.1

Components > Data Compress > Custom formats

By Peter Hyde.

Shareware 09 Jul 2015


TCompress provides native components for the creation of multi-file compressed archives, as well as database, file, resource and in-memory compression using streams. Three compression methods (RLE, LZH1 and and LZH5) are built in, with "hooks" for the easy addition of custom compression formats. Now supports thread-safe operation and .NET.

TCompress also includes drop 'n play components for automatic database blob, image, rich text and memo compression, based on the VCL's TDBMemo, TDBRichText and TDBImage components. Images compress by up to 98% when using LZH, hence there is a massive saving in disk space and disk or network access when using these components.


  • Status: With Nag-Screen
  • Source: On purchase/registration
  • price: $99
  • Source price: $158
  • Size: 814kB

Platforms: C2k10, C2k6, C2k7, C2k9, CB6, CB64, CBXE, CBXE2, CBXE3, CBXE4, CBXE5, CBXE6, CBXE7, CBXE8, D2005, D2006, D2007, D2009, D2010, D6, D7, DXE, DXE2, DXE3, DXE4, DXE5, DXE6, DXE64, DXE7, DXE8

TurboNote + v.7.0

Applications in Delphi and BCB > Organizers, Planners > Notes, Stickers etc

By Peter Hyde.

Shareware 28 Nov 2012


Use TurboNote to keep to-do lists, code snippets, URLs which might be worth a visit, email addresses we need to reply to "today" and paths to files we are working on. The Quick Launch feature means you can just double-click on any of these references to instantly open the appropriate program.

Major improvements:

  • TCP/IP sending/receiving
  • mouse wheel support
  • drag and drop of text
  • visual editing of the note's attributes
  • Quick launch of URLs, filenames, email addresses
  • Find, note management, automatic archiving.


  • Status: Evaluation (time-limit)
  • Source: None
  • price: $29.97
  • Size: 2 183kB

Platforms: ME, NT4, Vista, W2K, W2K3, W7, W95, W98, XP,

TWebCompress v.2.1

Components > Internet > Other

By Peter Hyde.

Freeware + source 03 May 2011


TWebCompress is a component designed to automate the uploading and deploying of compressed site updates (plus it can "gather" files such as logs from the site into an archive ready for downloading). It can be remotely controlled from HTML, via FTP or used under direct user or program control on the server itself (SPIS WebQueue application makes use of this feature). Compatible with the WebHub application framework for Delphi from HREF Tools Corporation.

TWebCompress itself may be freely downloaded for your own testing requirements. However, operational use requires a registered version of TCompLHA.

The latest version of TWebCompress usable in any Web application, not simply WebHub ones.


  • Status: Fully functional
  • Source: Included
  • Size: 42kB

Platforms: C2k10, C2k6, C2k7, C2k9, CB1, CB3, CB5, CB6, CBXE, D2, D2005, D2006, D2007, D2009, D2010, D3, D4, D5, D6, D7, DXE

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