This category is for the listing of commercial or free COM-based components or controls.

Only components that are available individually are to be listed. If a suite of components is only available as a package then only the suite would be listed.

CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) is a distributed object computing middleware standard that allows clients to invoke operations on remote objects without concern for where the object resides or what language the object is written in.


Only applications that are intended to assist developers in learning .NET application development should be submitted to this category. Generally the source code to the applications should be freely available.

Other applications should be submitted to an appropriate category under Computers: Software, depending on the functionality provided.

XPCOM, a lightweight cross platform COM work-alike, is the foundation for modularity in Mozilla, but it can also be used stand-alone.