ActiveX

A framework used for component-based software engineering and RAD. ActiveX allows creating, linking and embedding objects in different programming languages. The most prominent part of the framework is ActiveX controls, which is Microsoft's version of Java applets, meant to run on a personal computer rather than a server.

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First released 1996
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
Open-source No

Interesting facts

ActiveX is not supported in Microsoft Edge, but the technology is used in various other software tools and platforms.

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