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ConfigMaker tool for multiple configurations

Like many others I want to have EPG on my satellite receiver and WebGrab++ seemed like great tool.
Since I'm also lazy I don't want to do all the hard work of channel mapping, editing configurations, etc.. over and over again.
Modifying/maintaining one "grab" configuration is not that much of a deal, but problems rise when you have multiple configurations to run. Constantly copy/pasting site keys, updating inis & xmls, checking paths. Unacceptable.
What I also learned was that many others have same problems.

Welcome

WebGrab+Plus is a multi-site incremental xmltv epg grabber. It collects tv-program guide data from selected tvguide sites for your favourite channels.

Article
28/07/2021

For a number of days the program crashes with the following error message :

[Critical]
Object reference not set to an instance of an object
[Critical]
at . ..ctor (System.String ) [0x01381] in <129dec1b18b44cf8b0b8a855b00404bf>:0
at .―.  (System.String[] ) [0x00351] in <129dec1b18b44cf8b0b8a855b00404bf>:0
[Critical] Unhandled Exception
[Critical] For detailed info, see log file /opt/webgrab_hu/./WebGrab++.log.txt
[Critical] Execution stopped

It happens randomly, some periods it seem OK and then it's back again ..

It is caused by a misbehaving website ( http://checkip.dyndns.org) WG++ connects to, to verify if the user is connected to internet.
And, because that website doesn't respond even when the user has internet, WG++ (falsely) concludes that there is no internet and crashes. It is not a WG++ fault and also there is nothing the user can do about it !!

The only way we could solve this quickly is with a 'quick-fix' beta release version 3.2.1 beta.

We strongly advice all active users to upgrade to this beta. It is the only way to...

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Program Release
02/07/2021

Same source code as V3.1.8 beta
- simplified source code
See changelog of beta 3.1.8
removed : xmltv test project
removed : reference System.Web and System.Web.extentions = depreciated
changed : the system.web members htmldecode and urldecode to webutitlities namespace
changed : in license custom license remains inactive when no valid donator_license
added : option to specify a channellist name , e.g. c3-Cannada-East
added : auto channelcreation option for multi step channel creation , specified with c1, c2 etc in channel update

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Program Release
05/05/2021

removed : xmltv test project, not in use
removed : reference System.Web and System.Web.extentions, depreciated and replaced by System.Net
changed : the System.web members htmldecode and urldecode to the webutitlities namespace
changed : in license custom license remains inactive when no valid donator_license
added : option to specify a channellist name , e.g. c3-Cannada-East
added : auto channelcreation option for multi step channel creation , specified with c1, c2 etc in channel update

!! It is recommended to download the latest siteini.pack after upgrading to this beta !!

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Article
19/04/2021

As of last week, a small change is in effect for expired donator licenses. It is no longer supported to decrypt V3 mode encrypted siteini's with such an expired donator license. All the other settings remain the same, e.g. 50 channels and 10 siteini's

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Program Release
17/03/2021

No longer available ..

!! Important program update for users with a custom license in case the license settings fall back to standard donator settings!!

- includes the latest timezone data base from iana.org
- see changelog.txt for details

!! It is recommended to download the latest siteini.pack after upgrading to this beta !!

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Program Release
26/02/2021

No longer available ..

- MDB Postprocessor 3.0.4 fix of missing elements expanding in scrub, regex and primary search headers.
- License : a few fixes of rare cases.
- see changelog.txt for details

!! It is recommended to download the latest siteini.pack after upgrading to this beta !!

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