David Chappell, the author of professional courses and articles on Microsoft OLE and the Common Object Model (COM), introduces readers to OLE's importance and strategic significance. He delves into how component software led to OLE and then to COM. He also covers topics such as structured storage, monikers, Uniform Data Transfer, and OLE Automation.
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