The Essence of Com a Programmer's Workbook
- List Price: $44.99
- Binding: Paperback
- Edition: 3
- Publisher: Prentice Hall Ptr
- Publish date: 04/01/2000
- ISBN: 9780130165817
- ISBN10: 0130165816
-- New coverage of Visual C++ 6, Visual J++ 6, IDL, monikers, Windows 2000 threads, and more!
-- CD-ROM: All sample code from the book.
Windows programmers need an in-depth understanding of ActiveX and COM, the fundamental Windows technologies for Web and distributed systems development. This convenient workbook makes COM and ActiveX easy to understand, and comfortable to use. The new edition has been updated with 200 pages of brand-new coverage, including Visual C++ 6, Visual J++ 6, IDL, and much more! Walk step-by-step through COM and ActiveX fundamentals and programming techniques. Learn how to source data objects; use Automation (formerly OLE Automation); work with type libraries, and work with ActiveX controls and containers. Next, learn about structured storage, reusable custom monikers, and custom interfaces. The book includes detailed coverage of DCOM and Internet development. There are also brand-new chapters on ATL 3.0 and Windows 2000 thread-neutral apartment and synchronization. The accompanying CD-ROM contains extensive sample code, recompiled for the latest version of Visual C++. For C++ and Java programmers who want to learn COM/DCOM component development.