Developing add-on controls and components is emerging as a multibillion dollar industry that is increasingly attracting the attention of developers. Powers' new book provides developers with information and real-world examples they need to create custom ASP components using any of the three major development tools: Visual Basic, Visual C++, and J++. "I think we are going to see a lot more integration of web server applications with other non-web based applications," says Powers. "For instance, we might have C++ ASP components accessing a CORBA server, with transactions managed by MTS. I think ASP is one of the best Web server development techniques-ever."
For more information about the book, including Table of Contents, examples, and index, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/devaspcom/
For an interview with the author, see: http://windows.oreilly.com/news/powers_0499.html
By Shelley Powers
1st Edition April 1999 (US)
1-56592-446-0, 510 pages, $29.95 (US$)
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