Communicate with Web Servers from a client application using HTTP and HTTPS.

Some uses of Web for ActiveX include:

  • Check web server availability and performance
  • Automate submission of web forms from a client application or ASP page
  • Extract web page content, parse for information, and insert into an application or database
  • Post files to any web server using Post or Put (HTTP or HTTP/S)
  • Get files from any web server using Get (HTTP or HTTP/S)
  • Pull down web documents on a schedule
  • Generate a site tree
  • Script dynamic URL queries when your ASP page is accessed
  • On an ASP page, perform any HTTP activity (post, put, get) from the server side
  • Retrieve real-time stock and futures trading information