Thanks to both of you for you replies.
Hi Ketsuekiame, could you please ellaborate by giving some live example ?
Hi deceptikon, is the OpenPOP meant to download the emails and has the services that run in the background also ? Read More
I suggest you use OpenPOP (as deceptikon mentioned) if you're not interested in learning the mechanics behind POP Mail. You will need to build the services around it for your application.
I would first start with building a one-way WCF service (You call it and it gives you a response). … Read More
Thanks for your response and I have implemented OpenPOP methodology however it is developed in windows forms and I thought of some windows service to achieve this.
Not too sure how to convert this class library to windows service and also, I am completely a newbie to WCF and … Read More
> I have implemented OpenPOP methodology however it is developed in windows forms and I thought of some windows service to achieve this.
OpenPOP doesn't depend on Windows Forms, last I recall. There may be a Windows Forms test or utility, or something, but you should be able to ignroe … Read More
Hi thanks for the response but I'm not sure how to use this code in a new Windows Service as I have very less or no idea about creating windows services.
So, I request if you could please guide and help me at adding this existing code in a windows … Read More
It sounds more like the issue is with creating a Windows Service. It's pretty straightforward as far as setting things up, though there are a huge number of variations depending on what you want to do and how you want to do it.
The [MSDN tutorial](http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/zt39148a(v=vs.110).aspx) is a good start. … Read More
Hi, thanks a lot for this and here's my code now :-
using Message = OpenPop.Mime.Message;
namespace EmailReceivingService … Read More
Thanks for your response to this.
1. However, firstly, I am asked to use the windows services only instead of WCF as per the requirement so unfortunately even if I intend to go with your sugesstions, I cannot go with them.
2. Secondly, even if I remove the message box … Read More
I'll answer in order;
1. WCF is a framework that can run inside Windows Services. Think of Windows Services as a bucket, doesn't matter what you put inside, so long as it fits.
2. This is where service communication comes in. If you *really* can't use WCF, then you should … Read More
Thanks a lot Ketsuekiame.
I really appreciate your response and the time you have given to this article.
I will surely try to follow the approaches you have suggested and will let you know if I face any issues in between.
Thanks again :) Read More