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DeviceConn, Proto Class

A generic Brainboxes Device
Inheritance Hierarchy
  Brainboxes.IODeviceConn, Proto

Namespace: Brainboxes.IO
Assembly: Brainboxes.IO (in Brainboxes.IO.dll) Version: (
public abstract class Device<Conn, Proto> : IDevice<Conn, Proto>, 
where Conn : IConnection
where Proto : IProtocol

Type Parameters

A class which implements IConnection
A class which implements IProtocol

The DeviceConn, Proto type exposes the following members.

Public methodDeviceConn, Proto Default generic constructor
Public methodDeviceConn, Proto(Conn) Construct with connection
Public methodDeviceConn, Proto(Proto) Construct with protocol
Public methodDeviceConn, Proto(Conn, Proto) Construct with connection and protocol
Public propertyConnection The connection. If the connection is replaced and the previous connection was connected, the new connection will be connected too
Public propertyIsAvailable Whether the connection to this Brainboxes Device is available, e.g. online or offline​. In case of network TCP connection: this is if the device is pingable on the network. In case of serial connection: this is if the device COM port is listed on the system and not open by another process.
Public propertyIsConnected Whether this Brainboxes Device instance has an active connection
Public propertyLabel User definable label for the Device to help identify when many devices / when debugging
Public propertyProtocol Marking as virtual allows it to be overridden in the child class
Public methodConnect Connect the Brainboxes Device
Public methodStatic memberCreate Connects to the IP Address given and determines what kind of Brainboxes Device is there, creates the object and returns it
Public methodDescribe Give a complete summary of the Device
Public methodDisconnect Disconnect the Brainboxes Device
Public methodDispose Dispose of this Brainboxes device
Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.
(Inherited from Object)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function.
(Inherited from Object)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance.
(Inherited from Object)
Public methodToString Describe this Brainboxes Device
(Overrides ObjectToString)
Public eventDeviceStatusChangedEvent Event When the status of the devices connection changes for example goes from Disconnected to Connected or from Available to Unavailable
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