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Appendix B - System Object Model

This appendix presents an introduction to the System Object Model (SOM), the standard object infrastructure upon which the OpenDoc component software architecture is built. Developed by IBM Corporation, SOM is a programming technology for building, packaging, and manipulating object-oriented class libraries.

For complete documentation of SOM, see the SOMobjects Developer Toolkit Users Guide and SOMobjects Developer Toolkit Reference Manual from IBM.

Appendix Contents
Features of the System Object Model
Development Process
Interface Definition Language
The SOM Interface of SamplePart
The Class Definition
Implementation Template
Define and Include Directives
Function Prototype
Parameter List
Default Method Calls

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