MSDN Windows 2000 Developer Center 10/27/99 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
Part of MSDN--illustrates how eager Microsoft is to help developers use COM+ effectively.
ObjectWatch 10/24/00 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
Note: Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter and browse the archives. Headed by Roger Sessions, one of the world's leading experts in distributed object technology, "ObjectWatch offers several services to help make distributed objects work for you." Sessions is an advocate of COM+ and Microsoft's DNA architecture.
DCOM Tools and Samples 11/2/99 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
Mike Nelson is a DCOM security guru and offers some very advanced DCOM tools here. DCOMPERM 2.01 is essential for retrieving and setting DCOM permissions from VB.
Microsoft Developer Training for Windows 2000 11/4/99 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
"Free Microsoft Developer Training for Windows 2000" for VB and VC.
DevelopMentor's Free VB COM Tutorial 2/25/00 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
A free online COM tutorial for VB developers.
Microsoft .NET vs. J2EE: How Do They Stack Up? 10/26/00 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
By Jim Farley, author of Java Distributed Computing and co-author of Java Enterprise in a Nutshell.
MTSense 2/17/00 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
"Welcome to MTSense, your middleware link to all the best, free, hype-free, expert information on Microsoft middleware/transactional technologies..." Very slow, but lots of good info. Also see ComponentFocus, which discusses COM+, EJB and Corba.
Rolling Thunder Computing 10/30/00 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
Similar to Roger Sessions' ObjectWatch, this is a newsletter about COM+ and related topics, by David S. Platt, author of several Microsoft Press books about COM and COM+. He has a newsletter called Thunderclap, which is nearly on par with the ObjectWatch newsletter.
COMdeveloper 2/17/00 Stars5.gif (1046 bytes)
"COMdeveloper - THE site for COM devotees. COM, DCOM, ATL, COM+, news items,VB, Java, C++, articles, master classes, book reviews, listserv, competitions, COMdude, newsletter..." Very slow, and apparently not being maintained any more. Still, some articles are still interesting.