This article describes how three programming language implementations provide access to Microsoft's Component Object Model (COM), and how they attempt to reduce the complexity of writing and using COM objects.
For example, the macro shown in Figure 1 ensures that COM objects used by a Dylan program have their reference counts appropriately incremented and decremented, even in the presence of errors.
An important part of the ASP architecture is that script code can invoke COM objects.
0--can generate pages that include ActiveX controls, Scriptlets, Java Applets, COM objects
collection of customizable COM objects
, Corba compatibility soon to be provided with Corba 'wrappers' for these components.
TXSeries now offers integration between its programming interfaces and Microsoft Developers Studio, along with other development environments, tools and languages that control COM objects
, including Visual Basic, Powerbuilder, Visual J and the LotusScript development language.