Thread: reading from xml

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    reading from xml

    using System.Configuration;
    using System;
    using System.Collections.Generic;
    using System.Text;
    namespace ConsoleApplication1
        class Program
            static void Main(string[] args)
                String counter = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["counter"].ToString();
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    		<add key="counter" value="15"/>
    Unhandled Exception: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to
    an instance of an object.

    I am a bit tired so I quess there is some stupid mistake I am making here but can you help???

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    You're trying to access a member/method on a null pointer, most likely AppSettings["counter"] returns null. Check this.

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