This article presents a generic graphical tool-kit for developing Microsoft Component Object Model (COM) software components. A method for generating code for arbitrary languages is presented, along with a description of how the tool could be integrated with third party applications. A short review of a concrete implementation concludes the paper.
Categories and Subject Descriptors: D.2.2 [Software Engineering]: Tools and Techniques; D.1.5 [Programming Techniques]: Object-oriented Programming
Additional Key Words and Phrases: object orientation, OLE, COM, component model, Computer Aided Software Engineering, CASE