After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Use HttpApplication as a rendezvous point for your application.
Manage data in the HttpApplication object.
Manage events in the HttpApplication object.
Work with HTTP modules.
This chapter covers working with application state and application-wide events in your ASP.NET application. In typical desktop applications, the notion of a global meeting place for various parts of an application is well understood. For example, Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC), a C++ class library supporting low-level Windows development, includes a class named CWinApp that holds state that is useful throughout the program. This state includes such items as a handle to ...