Hi guys here's the situation.
I wanna write a windows2000 based app, using VC++6.
The app would only run when scheduled to. It would have a system sevice that would query a database via dsn connection every 5 min or so. if it detects that it should run it will spawn off a child process that will do various things on the server, db access, internet access etc.
here's the question. I wanna know what sort of technologies I would use and how I would integrate them with one another. this is what I have so far.
I would be using ATL for the system service. this in turn will use ADO to connect to my db via the dsn.
when it decides it should run I figured i would then import code stored in DLL's (that way the system service is kept to a minimum).
it all sounds a bit iffy, well that's becuase my kowledge on these topics is a bit iffy :-) that's where you guys come in.
what I'd like is for someone to clarify what exactly I should be researching to improve my understanding.