Re: Consuming Notifications
The File Delivery Channel is really best suited for the testing
environment. Sure on a smaller scale as you're describing it would
probably work fine, but I don't know that I'd consider it the best
For the situation you've described, I'd probably consider Query
Notifications (SQL Dependency) rather than SQLNS.
If you'd like to stay with a SQLNS solution, consider developing a
Custom Delivery Protocol to talk with your desktop app.
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On Thu, 17 Aug 2006 16:26:25 -0400, "dev648237923"
<[email protected]> wrote:
>I tried the samples (especially Newsletter sample) and I see how to get
>notifications to go via e-mail or to a file.
>What I am wondering is how to get an application to listen for them and
>For example, I have a windows forms app in C# that show my current invnetory
>and prices -- I now want there to be a splash screen any time a notification
>arrives for me to alert me of a price change. Is it just that I would
>monitor the directory that the file notification lands in and look for
>changed file their and then handle it -- or is there some kind of
>notification's client available for .net. The same question for asp.net --
>would I just have my app look in that dir and see if I have handled the
>notification before and if not just show it at that time then have someway
>of keeping track and knowing if I have already previously seen that file or