Application #72. Configuration Settings

This topic examines the purpose of the appSettings section of .NET application configuration files and how to read from and write to it in your applications. By the end of the topic, you’ll understand how to use configuration settings and how to create reusable custom classes for standardizing your appSettings-related code.

Building Upon...

Application #28: Work with XML DOM

Application #35: Create an Explorer-Style Application

Application #67: Understand the Garbage Collector

Application #73: Read From and Write To a Text File

New Concepts

Virtually every application needs to store configuration information outside of compiled code that can be used at run time. Whether it’s user settings or a database ...

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