hi everybody,<BR><BR>i am new to .Net framework. i was trying out things and came across a doubt. how do i develop out of process components in .Net say VB.Net.<BR><BR>earlier i used to have activex exe in vb6.0. anything similar to that exists in vb.net. Can i create out of process components in .net.<BR><BR>second question is i want to know how component functionality is being exposed in .Net complain components. Inditially its used to happen via interface communication(iunknown, addref, release etc etc). whats alternative now?<BR><BR>pls be kind enough to answer me or atleast give me reference to any link where i can find such things.<BR><BR>regds,<BR>sudheer<BR>