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Title:
Professional DCOM application development
Author:
Pinnock, Jonathan.
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Publication Information:
Birmingham, [England] : Wrox Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
vii, 479 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781861001313
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Book

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Professional DCOM Application Development is for experienced C++ programmers who have heard that Microsoft may be getting there at last, and want to get up to speed. It is for people in a hurry, who wish to get to grips with all the issues involved as quickly as possible. These are the kind of people who are not afraid to get their hands dirty, and will leap into the sample code before they're half way through the chapter. To be frank, they are probably the sort of people who download the sample code when it first appears on the Wrox Press site, before the book even hits the bookstores. There is currently no one resource that provides this sort of information. The general approach seems to be to teach people how to use DCOM as a technology for distributing clever ActiveX controls to a wide audience. However, Microsoft's goal is somewhat broader than that, and the major thrust of NT5 is to make the OS a platform for building serious enterprise-wide applications. We are moving away from the desktop into back-office territory here. Who is this Book for? Experienced C++ Programmers who've had some exposure to COM or CORBA. Those Network developers that have understood DCOM through bui