Chapter 14. Windows Integration

The Microsoft .NET Framework is intended to run on a wide variety of operating systems to improve code mobility and simplify cross-platform integration. At the time this book was written, versions of the .NET Framework were available for various operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, FreeBSD, Linux, and Mac OS X. However, many of these implementations have yet to be widely adopted. Microsoft Windows is currently the operating system on which the .NET Framework is most commonly installed. Therefore, the recipes in this chapter describe how to perform the following tasks, specific to the Windows operating system:

  • Retrieve runtime environment information (recipes 14-1 and 14-2)

  • Write to the Windows event log ...

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