You just have to connect the printer to this wireless print server using a regular USB cable and the printer will then become available to all other computers in your wireless network. Today, most multi-function printers include wireless capabilities and can therefore connect directly to your wireless network without any additional hardware.
So, when you first get a printer that has wireless connectivity, you will have to do very little to get it up and running in minutes. In this tutorial, we will take you through an example project to connect your printer to your wireless network and make it available to your entire network. We'll start by building a little software program to access the printer. Before you begin, you will need to download the latest version of Microsoft C++ Compiler as it is required by the following code — Win32::Appoint. Then, download the required files (C++ headers, Visual Studio 2015, and Visual Studio tools) from Microsoft. The code that we will create can be downloaded by following the links at the end of the article. The software we will build is pretty simple — it is simply a Windows application that uses the printer as a display, displays the printing results, and.