Chapter 3. The Essentials for Using COM in Managed Code

In This Chapter

Referencing a COM Component in Visual Studio .NET

Referencing a COM Component Using Only the .NET Framework SDK

Example: A Spoken Hello, World Using the Microsoft Speech API

The Type Library Importer

Using COM Objects in ASP.NET Pages

An Introduction to Interop Marshaling

Common Interactions with COM Objects

Using ActiveX Controls in .NET Applications

Deploying a .NET Application That Uses COM

Example: Using Microsoft Word to Check Spelling

So far we’ve covered the features of the .NET Framework, seen some managed code, and discussed how interoperating with COM works from a high level. This chapter shows what COM Interoperability means when sitting ...

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