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[Article] Defensive event publishing in .NET


Events and delegates in the .NET Framework present an interesting case of apparent simplicity with abundant complexity underneath. Unfortunately, we *have* to take into account the complexity underneath if we are to use events correctly in our applications. What I m suggesting here is that most developers today are *not* raising events correctly.  Even most of the advanced developers out there are not doing all the necessary steps in order to make sure the events are published in a safe manner.


Defensive Event Publishing in .NET (Part I)


This article was inspired by Juval Lowy s Advanced .NET master class (Copyrights © IDesign 2005) and contains code excerpts from Programming .NET Components (1st Edition) By O'Reilly 2003.

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Defensive event publishing in .NET – Part I