Tools

Visual Studio 6.0

The following tools are new for Visual C++ 6.0.

Component Manager

The Component Manager lets you store and share objects between software tools and custom reusable components. The Component Manager was developed in order to deliver improved support for reuse, dependency tracking, tool interoperability, data resource management, and team development.

HTML Help Workshop

HTML Help 1.1 enables you to provide HTML-based context-sensitive help that can be integrated with the Web. HTML Help is an alternative to Windows Help. For authoring, you use HTML Help Workshop rather than Help Compiler Workshop. See , https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa733988(v=vs.60).aspx , and HTML Help (http://microsoft.com/workshop/author/htmlhelp).

InstallShield Updated

The latest version of InstallShield is provided in Visual C++ 6.0. See https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa293234(v=vs.60).aspx .

Test Container Updated

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa296599(v=vs.60).aspx is now more robust and provides additional features, such as support for OCX 96 features, including windowless controls, inactive controls, flicker-free activation, and quick activation. Test Container also provides VBScript support for writing test scripts, selective enable/disable of container features to simulate different container environments, and selective logging of events, property changes, and property edit requests.

Visual Studio Analyzer

Feature Only in Enterprise Edition   This feature is supported only in Visual C++ Enterprise Edition. For more information, see .

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa234925(v=vs.60).aspx server-side components provide information about the Microsoft components, such as COM, ADO, and MTS, running on a particular machine. You can use this information with the Visual Studio Analyzer client to understand what a distributed application is doing, what the performance of a distributed application is, and where problems are occurring in a distributed application. Install the Visual Studio Analyzer server-side components on each machine you want to monitor with Visual Studio Analyzer.

Visual Modeler

Feature Only in Enterprise Edition   This feature is supported only in Visual C++ Enterprise Edition. For more information, see .

The https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa267797(v=vs.60).aspx generates C++ classes from your model, so you can model, design, and construct object oriented code using properties, components, classes and interfaces. See https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa235074(v=vs.60).aspx .

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