[MonoDevelop] Mono and Crontab

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Sun Apr 4 10:49:20 EDT 2010

On Sun, 2010-04-04 at 15:43 +0200, "Andrés G. Aragoneses" wrote:
> El 04/04/10 13:56, Mark Devgood escribió:
> > I am also of the opinion that writing a Service is a last resort. Even on
> > Windows I've found them a pain to support, debug, update, etc...
> > So sounds like writing this in a Console app is the way to go. Since this
> Why not get the best of both worlds? Implement your logic in
> SomeLibrary.dll. Then, create a console app that uses this library so
> you can test your cade easier. After, create a service that uses the
> same library for deploying it.

+1; this is the correct way to do things.

> Oh, and make sure you develop a simple logging method that calls
> Console.WriteLine and at the same time writes to the event log
> (System.Diagnostics.*) so you can debug it both from the console app and
> the service.

I've found log4net to be very friendly.
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