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A MathLink Program for Accessing Binary Files

Volume 4, Issue 2
Spring 1994
Todd Gayley

I present a MathLink program that implements the package FastbinaryFiles for reading and writing binary files. This package is intended as a replacement for the standard package Utilities`BinaryFiles`, which is slow and cannot be used on Windows machines. FastBinaryFile is a good example of a non-trivial MathLink program, and it provides the context for a discussion of some MathLink programming issues.

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