Application #83. Use TCP Remoting

This sample is designed to show how to use .NET Remoting with Visual Basic .NET. Because .NET Remoting is an architecture for distributed applications, this sample is divided into three solutions: server, host, and client. The server solution is named RemoteCustomer, and it exposes three types of server objects: client-activated, single-call, and singleton.

Before running the demo, you need to build all three solutions. You should build them in the following order:

  1. RemoteCustomer

  2. Host

  3. Client

Once the binaries have been built, start the Host application first to make sure your objects are available for remoting. Then start the client, which is shown in Figure 9-6.

Figure 9-6. The application interface for the ...

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