Terms you'll need to understand:
The ServiceBase class
The ServiceProcessInstaller class
The ServiceInstaller class
The ServiceController class
Techniques you'll need to master:
Creating a Windows service
Installing a Windows service
Connecting to a Windows service and issuing messages such as start, stop, pause, and continue
Querying a Windows service to retrieve its status
Many applications, such as email servers and print spoolers, need to continuously run in the background. In Windows, such applications are called as a Windows service. In this chapter, you learn how to use the .NET Framework class libraries to create and use Windows services.
A Windows service is a process ...