Using the FileSystemWatcher

Published on Author Michael

(Originally published: 10 June 2007) The FileSystemWatcher (FSW) component available in .NET is being used more and more every day.   Unfortunately FSW does not work quite the way you would expect.  This article will discuss how to use the FSW in a .NET application.  An additional problem with using FSW is performing complex tasks without impacting the… Continue reading Using the FileSystemWatcher

Creating Configuration Sections

Published on Author Michael

The .NET configuration subsystem is used throughout the framework.  Entire subsystems rest on top of it including security policies, application settings and runtime configuration.  ASP.NET uses the configuration subsystem heavily.  Applications can take advantage of the subsystem as well by creating their own configuration sections.  Unfortunately it is not straightforward.  This article will discuss how… Continue reading Creating Configuration Sections