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Programming Windows® Services with Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2008 by Michael Gernaey

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Adding a Dynamic Status ASPX Page

Now that the service is running and monitoring URLs, we want to make it easy for people to view the status of each URL being monitored. We’ll add another project to our current service solution that will do this.

Creating a New ASP.NET Web Application

Right-click the solution, select Add New Web Site, and then select ASP.NET Web Site from the Project Template Wizard. Select File for the Web site type and then browse to where you want to save the new application.

Creating a New ASP.NET Web Application

Creating the SQL Datasource

We need to be able to retrieve the information easily from SQL Server, so we’ll use a SQLDataSource object on the ASPX page. When ...

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