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Creating Timer-Based Server Tasks 

Using the Timer component and language features in Visual Studio or the Microsoft .NET Framework, you can easily create events that are raised on recurring intervals.

In This Section

Introduction to Server-Based Timers

Explains the server-based Timer component and how you can use it to raise events at simple intervals.

Timer Programming Architecture

Gives an overview of the basic language elements of the server-based Timer component.

How to: Create Instances of Server-Based Timers

Describes how to create Timer components to build interval-based events into your multi-threaded application.

How to: Monitor Server-Based Timers

Explains how to create a handler for the Elapsed event.

Related Sections


Describes the major features of the System.Timers namespace.

Timer Component Overview (Windows Forms)

Describes the Windows-based timer and how you can use it.

Programming with Components

Presents a high-level overview of component programming and authoring.