Architecture of the .NET Messaging Services

The preceding sections discussed what MSMQ is, and went through the basic procedures, including adding a message queue. This section talks about the objects and classes used to implement MSMQ in web applications.

The messaging services are in the System.Messaging namespace. This namespace includes the following key objects and classes, shown in Table 11.2.

Table 11.2. System.Messaging Namespace Objects and Classes
MessageQueue The MessageQueue is used to provide a reference to an MSMQ queue. This reference can then be used to manipulate the queue. In essence, the MessageQueue object is used to interact with a message queue on the server.
Message The message object is a message in the message queue, ...

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