Windows Services Made Simpler, Part 3

Published on Author Michael

In this series of articles I have been demonstrating a simple approach to making Windows services.  In the previous article I discussed the different components generally involved in writing a service.  I also provided the code for the service host and started working on the service instance.  In this article I’m going to finish up… Continue reading Windows Services Made Simpler, Part 3

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