Developing Applications Using the Exception Handling Application Block

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This topic describes how to develop applications by using the Exception Handling Application Block. It first explains how to configure the block and reference it in your applications. Next, it describes how to develop exception-handling strategies for your applications, and explains how to use the application block in specific scenarios such as logging and propagating exceptions. This section includes the following topics:

All application blocks ship as binary assemblies and as source code. If you want to use the source code, you must compile it before you can use the QuickStarts and configuration tools. To learn how to compile the Enterprise Library source code, see Building Enterprise Library from the Source Code.