You may have heard there is a new event logging API on the block. Its codename is Crimson and it rocks.
Haven't heard of Crimson? Check out the .NET Show on Management Services at http://blogs.msdn.com/theshow/archive/2005/07/06/436242.aspx. Also see http://windowssdk.msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/wes/wes/about_the_windows_event_log.asp?frame=true (and its worth checking out http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/top10/#CTA5 for the bigger picture in Vista)
If you were at PDC, you will also have seen Crimson in action.
So I thought it would be good to show how to raise crimson events from .NET (using C# and .NET 2.0 beta 2!)
So here is the plan based "loosely" upon http://windowssdk.msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/wes/wes/developing_event_publishers.asp :
Over the next day or two I'll be explaining how to do this.
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