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illustrates the use of the Timer class

illustrates the use of the Timer class
Mastering Visual C# .NET
by Jason Price, Mike Gunderloy

Publisher: Sybex;
ISBN: 0782129110

  Example14_5.cs illustrates the use of the Timer class

using System;
using System.Threading;

public class Example14_5 

  // the CheckTime method is called by the Timer
  public static void CheckTime(Object state) 

  public static void Main() 

    // create the delegate that the Timer will call
    TimerCallback tc = new TimerCallback(CheckTime);

    // create a Timer that runs twice a second, starting in one second
    Timer t = new Timer(tc, null, 1000, 500);

    // Wait for user input
    Console.WriteLine("Press Enter to exit");
    int i = Console.Read();

    // clean up the resources
    t = null;




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