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Posted 25 Jan 2013

Event traffic calming

, 26 Jan 2013
How to build an object to calm down event traffic.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Windows.Forms;

using SampleDomain;
using TrafficCalming;

namespace CalmedClient
    public partial class MainForm : Form
        private readonly OrderRepository _ordersRepository = new OrderRepository();
        private readonly EventCalmer _calmer = new EventCalmer(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(5));
        private DateTime _lastTimeUpdatedAt = DateTime.MinValue;
        public MainForm()
            _ordersRepository.OrderArrived += _calmer.HandleEvent;
            _calmer.EventOccurred += HandleOrderArrived;
        private void HandleOrderArrived(object sender, EventArgs e)
            if (Handle == IntPtr.Zero)
            this.Invoke(new Action(UpdateOrdersGrid));
        private void UpdateOrdersGrid()
            var orders = _ordersRepository.ListFrom(_lastTimeUpdatedAt).ToList();
            _ordersGrid.DataSource = orders ;
            _lastTimeUpdatedAt = DateTime.Now;
        private void MainFormLoad(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
        private void Button1Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
            MessageBox.Show(this, "Button clicked", "Info", 
                            MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Information);

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About the Author

Erich Ledesma
Architect SunHotels
Spain Spain
I Received a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science at the Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty, University of Havana, Cuba.

I mainly work in web applications using C# and some Javascript. Some very few times do some Java.

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