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Custom Windows OS Service Experience

Introduction: In this article we present some lessons learned and tips experienced through a Windows service development. This article is not going to show you how to create the Windows service project, rather it will talk about converting a console app into a Windows service for debugging purposes. It will also present some tips and references links that were checked by the team while they were going through the development. For this and any project some basic items: coding : always try to have in your solution a Unit testing project, at least to cover some of the main components. In normal development shops this is probably the norm, but in ad agencies, sometimes because budget and project size they skip this important step. With it you can verify the main functions and what may take time at the beginning to setup, it actually payed-off throughout the development and implementation of the service.  coding-structure : Code that is well organize, different layers an

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