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.NET and COM: The Complete Interoperability Guide by Adam Nathan

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Chapter 14. Implementing COM Interfaces for Binary Compatibility

In This Chapter

Getting Interface Definitions

Binary Compatibility with Visual Basic 6 Classes

Example: Implementing Office XP Smart Tag Interfaces

Interface Implementation Shortcuts in Visual Studio .NET

Common Problems When Implementing COM Interfaces

COM Interfaces with Default CCW Implementations

COM Interfaces Bridged to Different .NET Types

To conclude our examination of developing .NET components that are exposed to COM, we’re going to focus on implementing COM interfaces in managed code. A COM interface is simply an interface originally defined in COM with a unique IID.

A .NET component that implements a COM interface is sometimes said to be a COM-compatible ...

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