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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.


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

Program Release

This beta comprises quite a lot of addition , improvements and bug fixes. Especially also in the mdb postprocessor.
Among others it allows grabbing with multipart form data httprequests . See the changelog.txt file for a complete list of all changes .
It is recommended to update to the latest siteini.pack

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Program Release

This beta uses the same source code as beta 3.2.1 (besides a few small fixes, see changelog.txt for that)
The difference is that some of the components in 3.2.1 are build in a newer version on .NET (.NET Standard 2.0) which is not supported in some Mono distro's.
For this beta the .NET version of these components are 'degraded' to .NET Framework 4.8, which will run on most Mono distro's

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Program Release

'Quick-fix' beta to solve the crash described in the IMPORTANT & URGENT NOTICE on the home page

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

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

Object reference not set to an instance of an object
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 ( 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

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 Development - Jan van Straaten ------- Web design - Francis De Paemeleere
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