The IConnection type exposes the following members.
Whether this connection to a 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.
Whether the Brainboxes Device has an active connection from this connection instance
The Connections underlying stream which it exposes once a connection has been initiated
Timeout for Reads and Writes
Connect to a Brainboxes Device
Disconnect from a Brainboxes Device
Performs application-defined tasks associated with freeing, releasing, or resetting unmanaged resources.(Inherited from IDisposable.)
When the status of the connection changes this event is raised e.g. when IsConnected changes from false to true or when IsAvailable changes: * for example for a TCPConnection if the IP address is goes from online to offline * or for example for a SerialConnection when the COM name is no longer present or in use by another program