The Road to COM+ Components
Like most things, COM+ didn't just fall out of the sky. It is the product of a steady and continuing evolution of application design and implementation techniques. The following discussion leads you into an understanding of what and why COM+ exists today. I'm sure my selection of demonstrative languages and technologies in the following section will leave the UNIX/Corba/Java contingent in a foaming lather. Because this book focuses on C++ level COM development, I have drawn from the most relative technology sets, not necessarily those at the genesis of any particular construct.
At the dawn of computing, programmers settled for anything that would run to completion, but soon they sought greater benefits. ...