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OpenRCE Article Comments: Creating IDA Plug-ins with C# or VB6

Article Abstract This article highlights techniques allowing you to utilize high level languages such as C# or VB6 to create GUIs for IDA plugins. Why bother? Why not. These two languages make complex UI programming very easy, are easy to debug, and are great for rapid prototyping.

What we will be doing is creating a traditional IDA plug-in stub in VC, which will be used to add menu items to IDA, and export a wrapped set of IDA API functions for the high level language plug-in to utilize. ...

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alexk Posted: Saturday, July 16 2005 21:36.48 CDT
Wow this is great :) Thanks... I'll be exploring.

dzzie Posted: Wednesday, July 20 2005 22:31.21 CDT
a lil digging turned up a solution to the modal only problem. Turns out if you just use ShowWindow API instead of thenative VB .show or .visible method the form will display fine non-modally. SetParent also works nicely to make it a MDI child of IDA if you want that.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;247791

dzzie Posted: Saturday, December 31 2005 17:06.18 CST
if you dont have VB dont worry...you can also use the freeware version of http://www.thevbzone.com/vbcce.htm Vb5 (Control Creation Edition)to create http://sandsprite.com/CodeStuff/vb5cce_ida_plugin.zip
VB5CCE plugins for IDA


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