Chapter 15. Remoting

ASP.NET is a giant step forward in the evolution of programming models because it vastly simplifies the development of Web applications. For companies seeking to build traditional thin-client applications—applications that rely on browsers to display HTML generated on servers—ASP.NET is the right tool for the job. Its benefits include shorter development cycles and software that is more scalable, more maintainable, and more robust.

Despite the importance of thin-client applications in today’s market, there still exist applications that benefit from, and sometimes require, a tighter coupling of client and server. In recent years, literally thousands of companies have deployed distributed applications built on DCOM (Distributed ...

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