Published : Mar 29, 2017
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Trial Worth pursuing. It is important to understand how to build up this capability. Enterprises should try this technology on a project that can handle the risk.
One common problem in application development is how to schedule tasks that run outside the main process periodically or when certain conditions are met. The problem gets more complicated when unexpected events, such as application shutdowns, occur. The Hangfire framework, as our teams discovered, can do this and much more in the .NET environment. Hangfire is both easy to use and flexible, and it embraces a functional style. Particularly interesting is its ability to save a task's state so it can resume when an application restarts after a crash or shutdown.