Component Object Model

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Component Object Model

(COM) An open software architecture from DEC and Microsoft, allowing interoperation between ObjectBroker and OLE. Microsoft evolved COM into DCOM.

On page XV of Box's book in the foreword by Charlie Kindel he says, "It is Mark Ryland's fault that some people call COM the 'Common Object Model.' He deeply regrets it and apologizes profusely."

["Essential COM", Don Box].

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When the Component Object Model Add-In is loaded, it automatically calls the previously described function afiseazaNumarCurent, but it does so only at the moment when the module is loaded.
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The two vulnerabilities are in the components of Windows that deal with remote procedure calls (RPC) to distributed component object model (DCOM) services.
Finnish IT company Tekla Corporation said today (13 June) that it had signed a license contract with German utility company Hamburgische Electricitats-Werke HEW (Hamburg electricity utility) for the COM (Component Object Model) interface for the Tekla Xpower network information system.
Emerging software component models, such as the Component Object Model [4] and JavaBeans [28] prescribe standards for the collaboration of independent components and are aimed at improved development productivity and at more resilience of software to changing requirements [15].
The software supports Microsoft's Component Object Model programming, which allows users to create programs that interact to exchange data with other software, such as Microsoft Office applications.
The Origin C language built into OriginPro offers support for Microsoft's Component Object Model (COM) programming.
By connecting to, the Object Factory offers an environment that combines local application development with remote financial market data, complex financial analytical business objects and data storage services using open standards, including component object model (COM), eXtensible markup language (XML) and simple object access protocol (SOAP).
Additionally, i/Lytics supports XML, CORBA(R), JNI and Component Object Model (COM)-based technologies, including COM+ and DCOM.
The PNA Series instruments also allow programming using Standard Commands for Programmable Instruments (SCPI) or Component object Model (COM) and Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) commands, which can be executed over a LAN interface or within the instrument (SCPI can also be executed over GPIB).
These industry standards are Microsoft's Component Object Model (COM) architecture and ActiveX technology.
The DCOM (Distributed Component Object Model) model from Microsoft has gone through several iterations and continues to evolve.

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