Strongly Typed Application Settings Using T4

Published on Author Michael

We all know that the Settings infrastructure added to .NET a while back is the “correct” way to create strongly typed application settings in configuration files.  The problem with this approach though is that the entries generated in the config file aren’t pretty.  You have only limited control over the naming, there are lots of… Continue reading Strongly Typed Application Settings Using T4

ServiceBase.OnStart Peculiarity

Published on Author Michael

When implementing a service you really have to have a good understanding of how Windows services work.  If you do it wrong then your service won’t work properly, or worse, can cause problems in Windows.  Services must be responsive and be a good citizen when working with the Service Control Manager (SCM).  The .NET implementation… Continue reading ServiceBase.OnStart Peculiarity