Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Tiburón Sneak Peek: COM

COM has gotten some serious attention this cycle which I'll talk about in a later post. But I'll start out the COM posts with some screen captures of the gallery containing the icons for the COM wizards. Note that some of these wizards will only ship in certain SKUs. I don't believe the SKUing has changed so the next version of Delphi and C++Builder should have the same COM wizards where you expect them.

Here is what the ActiveX gallery looks like when you have no projects open:

Here is what the ActiveX gallery looks like after you have created an ActiveX Library project (note that if you have some other project type you will see fewer COM gallery items since they don't work correctly in other project types):

And last, here is are the gallery items in the Multitier tab:


Anonymous said...

Any Type Library improvements? :-)

Chris Bensen said...


Loads! But that will have to wait until tomorrow. My fingers are soar from typing. Besides, I don't want to spoil everything on the first day!

Lex Li said...

Hi Chris, You'd better provide captions for those nice pictures.

Anonymous said...

Has been fixed?

Anonymous said...

Oh and has there been any work on

That would make messing with COM a lot easier :)

Chris Bensen said...


I can't comment on individual bugs at the moment.

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