Watching Folder Activity in VB.NET


Hopefully this article has shown you how simple it is to incorporate the FileSystemWatcher class into your application.

Here are few things that you could do with FileSystemWatcher class:

  • Import a file the moment it is copied/uploaded to a particular folder
  • Recreate a file if the file is deleted
  • Notify all applications -- depending upon a file -- the moment a file is renamed, deleted or updated

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