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Creating File System and Timer Components

File system and scheduling components allow you to interact with file system and directory-level resources and raise events at scheduled intervals. FileSystemWatcher component instances allow you to watch for changes to directories and files and react when they occur. The Timer component allows you to set up simple event-raising schedules and carry out associated processing.

In This Section

Reacting to File System Events
Provides information about responding to events on a file system.
Creating Timer-Based Server Tasks
Describes how to use server-based Timer components to raise events on a simple, periodic recurrence pattern.

Related Sections

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