This topic provides guidelines for implementing common design patterns in class libraries.
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For more information on design guidelines, see the "Framework Design Guidelines: Conventions, Idioms, and Patterns for Reusable .NET Libraries" book by Krzysztof Cwalina and Brad Abrams, published by Addison-Wesley, 2005.
In This Section
- Implementing Finalize and Dispose to Clean Up Unmanaged Resources
Describes the recommended design pattern to implement in class libraries to clean up unmanaged resources using theand methods.
- Timeout Usage
Describes the guidelines for using time-outs in base class libraries to specify the maximum time a caller is willing to wait for completion of a method call.