Supporting Tools for jCOM

The jCOM bi-directional software comes with tools that developers can use to generate the intermediate software components the jCOM bridge requires to communicate and perform the translation. Take a look at these tools, which will help you understand how the software pieces enable the jCOM bridge to perform bi-directional communication with COM components.


The com2java tool, shown in Figure 20.1, reads information from a type library of COM classes or interfaces. After interpreting the information from the type library, the com2java utility generates Java classes that contain the necessary functionality to enable Java applications and components deployed in WebLogic Server to access the COM components as if ...

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