Developing Windows Services Succinctly consists of seven chapters. The book begins with a basic introduction to Windows Service. The author provides a short coverage about what exactly a Windows Service in addition to its administration part.
Chapter 1 examines the development of Windows Services using Visual Studio. You will also learn the usage of ServiceBase .NET class in addition to OnStart and OnStop methods. While chapter 2 examines the steps required to write events to the Windows Event log, Chapter 3 helps you to add a service installer.
Chapter 3 of Developing Windows Services Succinctly provides a comprehensive coverage of backup files service. The author provides a detailed coverage of BAT files in addition to service distribution package.
The final chapter in Developing Windows Services Succinctly examines the steps required to create a user interface to configure the service in a detailed manner. The author also provides a final summary which examines the concept of Windows Service in less than one page.
Developing Windows Services Succinctly will be useful for Windows programmers and administrators including advanced .NET developers.