Building N-Tier Applications with COM and Visual Basic6.0

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Wiley, Mar 11, 1999 - Computers - 560 pages
Acquire the COM know-how to build distributed computing solutions with Visual Basic. Building N-Tier Applications with COM and Visual Basic(r) 6.0 If you want to build robust Visual Basic applications for the enterprise, this book helps you quickly acquire the client/server knowledge and skills required to take your development skills to the next level. Focusing on Microsoft's core middletier technologies-COM, DCOM, and MTS-you'll get a layer-by-layer introduction to N-tier development with Visual Basic. Authors Ash Rofail and Tony Martin step you through the entire development process, with extensive coverage of key topics including:
* How to build and communicate with COM and DCOM components
* Designing accessible databases with Visual Basic, COM, SQL Server 7.0, and ADO
* Building Web clients with User Documents, Dynamic HTML, XML, and IIS
* Creating and deploying highly scalable applications with Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS) and Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ)
* Securing your component-based applications
On the CD-ROM you'll find:
* Allaire's HomeSite version 4.0
* All the Visual Basic code included in the book
* Ready-to-use applications from the examples in the book
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Overview of NTier Applications
Introduction to COM
DCOM Discussion Topics

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About the author (1999)

ASH ROFAIL is a software architect with Best Software, the industry leader in Client/Server Corporate Resource Management solutions. His articles regularly appear in Visual Basic Programmer's Journal. Ash is also a speaker at Visual Basic conferences and an instructor at George Washington University. TONY MARTIN is a senior software engineer at Best Software.

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