Events Sample

This sample shows how to declare, invoke, and configure events in C#. For more information, see Events (C# Programming Guide).

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To build and run the Events samples within Visual Studio

  1. In Solution Explorer, right-click the Events1 project, and then click Set as StartUp Project.

  2. On the Debug menu, click Start Without Debugging.

  3. Repeat the previous steps for Events2.

To build and run the Events samples from a command prompt

  1. Use the Change Directory command to change to the Events1 directory.

  2. Type the following:

    csc events1.cs
  3. Use the Change Directory command to change to the Events2 directory.

  4. Type the following:

    csc events2.cs

See Also


How to: Subscribe to and Unsubscribe from Events (C# Programming Guide)

How to: Publish Events that Conform to .NET Framework Guidelines (C# Programming Guide)

How to: Raise Base Class Events in Derived Classes (C# Programming Guide)

How to: Implement Interface Events (C# Programming Guide)

How to: Use a Dictionary to Store Event Instances (C# Programming Guide)


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