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SendMSN - binaries build

Since I released the source code for SendMSN, a utility that lets you send a message to multiple MSN Messenger clients from the command line onto my ProjectDistributor site I've had quite a few requests for just the built version (exe).

So I've finally got round to putting a binaries only build up onto ProjectDistributor.

I originally wrote this for use in build scripts for instant notification of a failed build but there are many more uses I've heard it being put to - many applications offer a "Run External Command" feature and by using SendMSN they now have an Instant Messenger capability.

One such application is mControl - Windows Media Centre 2005 Home Automation application that I've had on trial recently and been really impressed with. It has a rich range of trigger and action functions and SendMSN would fit right to give you instant MSN alerts about security or any other aspect of your home automation installation.

As ever, any problems with the application, installation, configuration then drop me a comment and I'll attempt to fix the issue.


Anonymous said…
Sound like a great program, however when I try to run it, it just says:

"Could not initiate program correctly (0xc0000135). Click OK to end program"

or similiar.
Anonymous said…
i just downloaded you binary and it seems to work work... but a some point i get the following message:

Recipient '' added
Waiting for contact lists to synchronise...Done!
Waiting for contacts to recognise me as Online...Done!
Found Contact '', status is 'Online'
Establish conversation timeout with ''
MSN connection closed!

Unhandled Exception: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to
an instance of an object.
at DotMSN.Conversation.Finalize()

can you help me with these ?
pedro said…
where can i get the source code or binary of SendMSN? id DOWN!

James Simmonds said…
hi, unfortunately (and stupidly on my part) I don't have a copy of either the SendMSN source OR binary.

I swapped laptops and didn't transfer the source across - expecting to get it from later on but in the meantime was taken down so I lost it all.

The closest to SendMSN is Growl - Growl has a command line exe, this does basically the same thing just not against the MSN client.

Sorry I can't help - I'll make a request to the world to see if anyone has got a copy of either! If I get it I'll post it onto somewhere like codeplex or


DeadlyDad said…
Could the source be 'SendMSN.cs', found within here?

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