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Creating Timer-Based Server Tasks

Using the Timer component and language features in Visual Studio .NET 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.
Creating Instances of Server-Based Timers
Describes how to create Timer components to build interval-based events into your multi-threaded application.
Monitoring Server-Based Timers
Explains how to create a handler for the Elapsed event.

Related Sections

System.Timers Namespace
Describes the major features of the Timers class.
Introduction to the Windows Forms Timer Component
Describes the Windows-based timer and how you can use it.
Programming with Components
Presents a high-level overview of component programming and authoring.