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WebApplication Class

Manages an ASP.NET XAF application.

Namespace:DevExpress.ExpressApp.Web
Assembly:DevExpress.ExpressApp.Web.v17.1.dll

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The WebApplication class is the platform-specific descendant of the XafApplication class. In an ASP.NET application project, this class is inherited (see WebApplication.cs or WebApplication.vb file). The descendant is instantiated in the Global.Session_Start method (see Global.asax.cs or Global.asax.vb file). You can access the class' members to perform customizations before the XafApplication.Setup and Start methods are invoked. The current WebApplication instance is accessible via the Instance static property.

Since the WebApplication object can be useful at many points in your code, it must be easily accessed. The following properties, cast to the WebApplication type, provide access to the current ASP.NET application: ActionBase.Application, Controller.Application, Frame.Application, CustomizePopupWindowParamsEventArgs.Application, CreateCustomTemplateEventArgs.Application, ModuleBase.Application, etc.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          XafApplication
             WebApplication

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