For a pretty unimportant application (not a lot of people use it), I actually wrote mine in Windows Batch and GNU Wget for Windows. It was really easy.
if exist remoteversion.vfe del remoteversion.vfe
rem Download the versionfile, and if different than local versionfile, redownload program.
set /p localversion=<localversion.vfe
set /a localversion=%localversion%
call wsocket -t 20 http://superdisk.x10.mx/MCSkin2D/remoteversion.vfe
set /p remoteversion=<remoteversion.vfe
set /a remoteversion=%remoteversion%
if %remoteversion% gtr %localversion% (
msg * Your Version: %localversion%, Newest Version: %remoteversion% You are out of date. Press OK to update your version.
msg * This will take a while. Please wait.
ren remoteversion.vfe localversion.vfe
call Wsocket\wsocket -t 20 http://superdisk.x10.mx/MCSkin2D/library.zip
msg * You are now up to date!
) else (
Don't ask me why I renamed Wget to Wsocket. :\