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.NET Common Language Runtime Unleashed by Kevin Burton

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System.Timers

Timers are a great addition to the library. Using Events, you can add a timer to a Console application. Listing B.63 shows how to implement a timer (timer.cs).

Listing B.63. Timers Example
 public class TimerMain { private static long lastTickCount = 0; public static void OnElapsedEvent(object source, ElapsedEventArgs e) { if(lastTickCount == 0) { lastTickCount = Environment.TickCount; Console.WriteLine("Hello!!"); } else { long currentTickCount = Environment.TickCount; Console.WriteLine("Hello!! {0} ", currentTickCount - lastTickCount); lastTickCount = currentTickCount; } } static void Main(string [] args) { Timer timer = new Timer(); timer.Elapsed+=new ElapsedEventHandler(OnElapsedEvent); // Set the Interval to 1 second. timer.Interval ...

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