How to develop an out-of-process COM component by using Visual C++, Visual C#, or Visual Basic .NET

INTRODUCTION
This article describes an All-In-One Code Framework sample that is available for download. This code sample includes a step-by-step guide about how to develop an out-of-process COM server by using Visual C++, Visual C#, or Visual Basic .NET.

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Technical overview

In Microsoft Windows operating systems, the Microsoft COM technology enables software components communicate with other software components. You can use Microsoft COM technology to create reusable software components. You can also develop applications by linking these components together and take advantage of Windows services.

Out-of-process server objects are implemented in an executable file and are run in a separate process space.

Note For more information about how to create the sample application and how to deploy the sample application, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the download package.

Technology category

  • COM

Languages

This code sample contains the following programming languages:
LanguageProject Name
Visual C++ .NETATLExeCOMServer
Visual C#CSExeCOMServer
Visual Basic .NETVBExeCOMServer

Prerequisites

  • This sample application was created by using Visual Studio 2008 with Service Pack 1 installed.

Tags

  • COM, ATL, out-of-process, Interop
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Article ID: 977996 - Last Review: 12/16/2009 09:17:35 - Revision: 1.2

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