Object Description Language. A Microsoft-proposed IDL.


Object Linking and Embedding. A compound document standard developed by Microsoft Corporation. It enables you to create objects with one application, then link or embed them in a second application.


Object Request Broker. A component in CORBA architecture that mediates the interaction between distributed objects.


Microsoft term for creating and managing business processes that span multiple applications, platforms, and web services.


The location where the client places a message to request access to a resource.

Out-of-Band Communication.

An interaction between two entities that happens without the knowledge or participation of the ...

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