It identifies the Microsoft’s Component Object Model and can be produced in any programming language. It is developed by Microsoft in 1996. An active x is a vibrant link library in (DLL) module. It helps to execute the container application program which by using the component object model interface.

Active x control can be run with all kinds of programs. They are like java applets and must be installed on your computer to view ActiveX controls in your Web browser.

It is a reusable approach which enhances the program working strength and quality but also saves the development time. For example, a basic ActiveX control might display a clock on a webpage.

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Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.