Chapter 30. Working with files and directories
- File dialogs
- Isolated storage
If you’re at your desktop, stop reading for a moment and look at the applications you have open. Of them, how many require file operations? As I write this, I have a number of applications open on my desktop that require file operations: Microsoft Visual Studio, Word, Excel, and Windows Explorer; Adobe Illustrator; Zune, which loads the music from the drive; Rhino 3D, for files, templates, temporary storage, and more; Internet Explorer and Google Chrome, which need temporary storage as well as the ability to save downloaded files; my webcam viewer, because it can save snapshots; and Lync, which stores an archive of conversations ...