Building Custom Code to Monitor Activity

The most common implementation option among developers is to develop their own custom code for monitoring. Developers can utilize interfaces in C# or VB .NET to build monitoring classes to audit, trace, and manage their services. This was common with ASMX and other previous technologies because of the lack of tools available "out of the box" from the Windows platform. This method also delivers the flexibility to concentrate on the features the developer prefers to monitor. In this section, you'll investigate how you can utilize custom code building to implement some monitoring functionality in the QuickReturns Ltd. example. Specifically, you will create an ITradeMonitor interface that will act as a framework ...

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