ActiveX and RR

K nnoydb at excite.com
Tue Aug 10 10:28:25 CDT 2004




This would allow the development of RR extensions that do not involve a C++ compiler or significant knowledge of C++.  I imagine this functioning like the Visual Basic Declare statement (only with a significant IDL)which allows Visual Basic to call WIN32 without C++ knowledge.

Kevin


>Not being a Windows-based programmer, I'd have to ask - would doing
>this provide the every day user (not C programmer) a broad range of
>downloadable plug ins which they could use to extend Rev's
>capabilities?

>I'm only interested in seeing Rev have the capacity to do even more
>than it can currently do. I really don't care what means that is
>through, only that it shouldn't involve a C compiler. It should tap
>into some library of tools which is being continuously added to, and is
>designed for the average developer to tie into their projects.

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 --- On Tue 08/10, Troy Rollins < troy at rpsystems.net > wrote:
From: Troy Rollins [mailto: troy at rpsystems.net]
To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 11:19:26 -0400
Subject: Re: ActiveX and RR

<br>On Aug 10, 2004, at 7:41 AM, K wrote:<br><br>> I believe the focus on ActiveX is a bit short sighted once RR can make <br>> native OS calls (GetProcAddress, LoadLibrary ...) ActiveX, OLE, COM, <br>> COM+, CORBA, ImageMagik, PVM are just steps away.<br><br>Not being a Windows-based programmer, I'd have to ask - would doing <br>this provide the every day user  (not C programmer) a broad range of <br>downloadable plug ins which they could use to extend Rev's <br>capabilities?<br><br>I'm only interested in seeing Rev have the capacity to do even more <br>than it can currently do. I really don't care what means that is <br>through, only that it shouldn't involve a C compiler. It should tap <br>into some library of tools which is being continuously added to, and is <br>designed for the average developer to tie into their projects.<br>--<br>Troy<br>RPSystems, Ltd.<br>http://www.rpsystems.net<br><br>_______________________________________________<br>use-revolution mailing list<br>use-revolution at lists.runrev.com<br>http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-revolution<br>

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