I am attempting to get the betfair API working with windows API.
I am stuck attempting to login with the following code (username and passwords have been changed).
char *headers = "X-Application: MakJhSABCDq8sbPIr\r\nAccept: application/json";
char *usernameandpassword = "username=mick&password=xyz123";
LPCWSTR as a type-definition for
const wchar_t*. on windows, that UTF16 encoding. basically, you brutally casted an ASCII string(
headers) to a wide character string and told Windows to calculate its length, which fails since it's not a valid wide string.
a solution to that is to use wide string for the first place:
const wchar_t *headers = L"X-Application: MakJhSABCDq8sbPIr\r\nAccept: application/json";
anyway, pointing to a string literal with a
char* is wrong, since string literals are not modifiable, modifying them is undefined behavior. it should always be