DirectToSOM C++ is a tool packaged with VisualAge C++. It is cross platform and allows C++ programmers to take advantage of SOM (or object programming) without leaving their native C++ language environment.*pVisualAge C++ has become one of the languages of choice for object-oriented programmers. Written by a member of the DirectToSOMC++ development team, this book will introduce programmers to this cross- platform developmental tool. Readers will cover lots of ground, from learning the basics of SOM and DirectToSOM C++, to mapping from C++ to SOM, to CORBA Object Services, to discussing common problems with cross platform development.*pIncludes Disk with... * Executable programs using C++, SOM, and DSOM and code that can be cut and pasted into other programs * Header files currently only available from developer kits.