- Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008
- Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0
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Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS) was software that provided services to Component Object Model (COM) software components, to make it easier to create large distributed applications. The major services provided by MTS were automated transaction management, instance management (or just-in-time activation) and role-based security. MTS is considered to be the first major software to implement aspect-oriented programming
For more details please read my previous article on MTS dated, Monday, January 10, 2011
Microsoft SQL Server 2008:
This database product, rather than Microsoft Access, was chosen since it's a great product for use in building both small, but scalable, solutions and in the development of large distributed applications, like an e-commerce site. We use this database both for development and on the production server.
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0
This will be used for building our business objects for the business tier of our application.
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