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Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework Kick Start by Ronnie Yates, Erik Rubin

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Accessing COM Components from the .NET Compact Framework

Unlike the desktop .NET Framework, the .NET Compact Framework does not have a built-in capability for consuming COM components. However, Odyssey Software (http://www.odysseysoftware.com) has developed a product called CFCom that makes it possible for the .NET Compact Framework to access COM components. Odyssey Software offers a variety of licensing schemes for developers. For example, a shareware developer can purchase a license to use the Odyssey product for one project. Alternately, a user can purchase CFCom for access only to specific COM components, such as the popular Pocket Outlook Object Model (POOM). Of course, developers can also buy a full-fledged license by which they can access ...

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