This technical guide starts with a review of control design for an Internet/Intranet connected application and of the technologies that Microsoft has assembled under the COM/ActiveX umbrella. It then explains COM for C++ programmers, why it is important, and how to implement COM servers and clients. The book then builds ActiveX controls from the ground up using COM APIs.This compatibility allows other resource mangers, such as ORACLE, Informix or IBM DB/2 databases to participate in DTC ... COM objects are predominately inprocess (to save context switching time) and they hold state wherever and ... Decades of research have failed to tum out a generally acceptable and comprehensible model to accommodate them all. ... concept of an object in their entire life, can immediately dive into it with Visual Basic or a script language and have a field day.
|Title||:||Professional COM Applications with ATL|
|Author||:||Sing Li, Panos Economopoulos|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 1998|