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We follow the exchange rate

Times have now gone so far that the entire state is watching the change in the US dollar or the Euro. And in any way God forbid to fall "evergreen" by several dozen kopecks, as a lot of informational publications loudly report this in a single instant. Still would! After all, this event is more important than every report there about an unharvested crop in the Bryansk District or an unexpectedly come winter for communal services.

Of course, it's okay, we will not talk about sad things, and also, having eliminated the woeful realities of the habitual life, we will think about that among our readers financial experts or bank employees for whom the monitoring of the exchange rate dynamics is a usual daily obligation is sure to eat. And although their professional holiday is still not fast, we will prepare a gift in advance in the form of a small but useful program review from the St. Petersburg company SMILE Group called "SMILE: Currency Rates" (865 KBytes). The application is distributed on a disinterested basis and, among numerous free-of-charge analogues-competitors, differs with sufficient functionality also the brightness of the interface - akin to the name of the company-developer.

In addition to providing a list of currencies, the program knows how to inform about the course change, but it also makes it possible to build very nice graphics (with the possibility of saving as a BMP file). To that blah blah are available: automatic updating of exchange rates, the sea of ​​settings is also a small bonus in the form of a running line. That's how it looks:

Recall that the utility takes the data does not from the Central Bank of Russia, but "pulls" them from the server SMILE Group, acting as an intermediary in the bundle "program - bank." Thus, the creators were protected from the feasible change in the format of the conclusion of data by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.

In addition, to accelerate labor and save network traffic, programmers have taught the application to cache downloaded currency rates. Therefore, in case of access to the previously requested courses, the utility will take them from its local database. Well, what else is allowed to add? We use.