Chapter 5. An Overview of COM+ Coding for .NET

In Chapter 4, you learned techniques for making your .NET components accessible to unmanaged applications through COM. You can use many of these same techniques, with a little augmentation, to make your .NET components work in the COM+ environment as well. The purpose of this chapter is to provide you with the knowledge required to understand the relationship between COM, DCOM, COM+, and .NET. Understanding these relationships is important if you want to create a functional COM+ application.

Remember that COM+ relies on COM and DCOM (Microsoft Distributed Component Object Model) to provide part of its functionality. COM is the source of component technology, while DCOM provides the remote procedure ...

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