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February 22, 2002 07:59
Re: Perl calling Visual Basic
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Joanne Kowalinski wrote:
> Hi,
> I am thoroughly lost and do not know how to do this, or even if it is
> possible to do.
> We want to have an activestate perl program running on one of our NT
> gateways call
> a Visual Basic  application. The return code from the VB app will then
> control the
> path the Perl program takes.
> I have searched the internet for anything about Perl calling VB and can
> find nothing.
> Any help would be appreciated!
> Thank you - Joanne Kowalinski

Calling the VB app "should" be fairly straight, if it is local to the 
Perl program...

@result = `myCompiledVBApp AnyArgs`;

If the VB App returns anything, the @result should (hopefully???) catch 

Anyone think I have lost my mind, or did I get one right???


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