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Extending MFC Applications with the .NET Framework by Nishant Sivakumar, Tom Archer

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Using Remoting in Interprocess Communication

So far we have seen the use of remoting as a client-server technology, where there are remoting servers and remoting clients that connect to them and access objects remotely across a network on an intranet or even the Internet. But one very powerful use of remoting is an interprocess communication (IPC) mechanism. Now you actually have the ability to transfer a full object across application boundaries. In this section we'll do a simple application that demonstrates one way of doing this. Let's assume you have an MFC dialog-based program that asks for a user name before the program is run. Now suppose you have another MFC-based application that keeps logging all users who use the former application ...

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