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This course is intended for serious computer hobbyists, IT students, and IT professionals. You need Windows and Visual C++ installed.

The free online textbook for this course is Visual C++ 6 Unleashed . Read the Introduction to the book.

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Lesson 28. ActiveX Controls

This chapter discusses ActiveX controls. ActiveX controls are an evolved form of object linking and embedding (OLE) controls, which commonly are referred to as OLE control extensions (OCXs). The ActiveX control specification contains enhancements that make ActiveX controls more useful in Internet applications.

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) A Short History
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) What Is an ActiveX Control?
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) ActiveX Control Architecture
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) ActiveX Control Interfaces
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) ActiveX Controls
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Reinventing the Wheel
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Testing an ActiveX Control
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Methods of Creating ActiveX Controls
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Creating an ActiveX Control with Visual C++ and MFC

Learning Activities

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