Hello, I´m working on a gas company and they are interested in acquiring a third party software to use together with Lookout 6.0.2. This software is used to calculate some values, which are obtained through a modbus in Lookout. The calculated values must be shown in the Lookout client process running.
The third party software designers said that the can compile it as a standalone aplication, a dll or as an ActiveX. I really don´t know much about dll and ActiveX, so my questions are:
1.- Is it possible in Lookout to run a third party dll or ActiveX that interacts with Lookout datamembers?
2.- Should this dll or ActiveX be compiled in some particular way in order to be recognized by Lookout?
3.- Is there some kind of tutorial or process example regarding this issues?
Thanks for your answer. Could you please explain me what´s the difference between ActiveX controls and methods? And if it´s not too much to ask, how to implement this simple object based usage. What are the properties and functions that will run on Lookout?
As you can see, I have a complete lack of information about this, so any help would be really appreciated.