Application #76. Create and Use Trace Listeners

Monitoring run-time health and behavior is an important part of application development and maintenance. The Framework contains an easy-to-use class in the System.Diagnostics namespace named Trace that you can use to output messages to a group of trace listeners. The listeners then send the messages to some observable location such as the Event Viewer, a file, or a database. This topic examines some of the members of the Trace class and how to implement some of the provided listeners. Finally, we will look at how to extend your diagnostic ability by creating your own custom listeners.

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