Chapter 9. Working with Disconnected Applications

In Chapter 8, we discussed how to implement simple COM+ applications. You learned three methods for constructing the components you’ll use for COM+ application building blocks. This chapter extends the information you learned in that chapter by showing how to augment the functionality of COM+ with the functionality of Microsoft Message Queuing Services (MSMQ).

Of course, the first thing you’ll want to know is how MSMQ adds to the functionality that COM+ provides. All of the communication mentioned in Chapter 8 was synchronous—it occurred in real time. The server and the client had to exist at the same time in order for communication to occur. MSMQ adds an asynchronous processing capability to COM+ ...

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