Visual Basic .NET Windows Services Handbook

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Brand NEW!: Ships F A S T !!!! : 2 to 4 Business days to deliver to most locations within Continental USA if you pay EXPEDITED SHIP Option:Description: Publisher: Wrox Wrox Press; ... 1st edition (October 2002): 200 Pages: Windows Services are an often-used and important tool that can be used for anything from a simple service that monitors when a file changes, to a complex application that provides resources for system events. In the past it used to be that you had to write such services in C++ if you wanted a secure application that performed well under a heavy load. With .NET, all that changes; Visual Basic users have the same capabilities to create robust services that ony C++ developers had access to. Using the System.ServiceProcess namespace, any kind of windows service is possible. This book teaches you how make use of the classes in this namespace in the context of some common design patterns, which are used throughout this book. It also shows how to effectively use asynchronous methods and threading to improve scalability. This book should prove a useful desktop reference, while still teaching you everything you need to know about coding .NET Windows Services. Read more Show Less

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Windows Services are an often-used and important tool that can be used for anything from a simple service that monitors when a file changes, to a complex application that provides resources for system events. In the past it used to be that you had to write such services in C++ if you wanted a secure application that performed well under a heavy load. With .NET, all that changes; Visual Basic users have the same capabilities to create robust services that ony C++ developers had access to. Using the System.ServiceProcess namespace, any kind of windows service is possible. This book teaches you how make use of the classes in this namespace in the context of some common design patterns, which are used throughout this book. It also shows how to effectively use asynchronous methods and threading to improve scalability. This book should prove a useful desktop reference, while still teaching you everything you need to know about coding .NET Windows Services.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781861007728
  • Publisher: Wrox Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/15/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Introducing Windows Services 5
Ch. 2 Designing Windows Services 25
Ch. 3 Coding Windows Services 41
Ch. 4 Configuring and Controlling Windows Services 69
Ch. 5 Network-Oriented Services 103
Ch. 6 Scalability and Performance Issues 139
Ch. 7 Deploying Windows Services 163
App Support, Errata, and Code Download 181
Index 187
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