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How t create a new event log for my Web application in Windows' event using code if it doesn't already exist?

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Hi, I'm using C# vs2012.
I'm using the example code here, https://support.microsoft.com/kb/307024/en-us?wa=wsignin1.0 
Can someone tell me what is sSource, sEvent and sLog referring to in the code?  What should I set them to basically.  

I want to have a log, let's say name "MyLog" to be created in Windows' Event viewer's "Application and Events logs", if that log doesn't exist already.

And also why the code below was called twice?  The 2nd time with additional parameters, it's odd.  Thank you.
EventLog.WriteEntry(sSource,sEvent);
                  EventLog.WriteEntry(sSource, sEvent,
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They are text that will appear in the event log entry, you can set them to whatever you want.

The call is made twice to show how to use the different overloaded forms of the method, so that the programmer using the example will see how they are displayed differently in the event log.
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sSource=Myapp
sEvent="What happened"
sLog = "Application"
EventLogEntryType.Warning, 234);

Type can be Warning, Information, Error
234 is the event code of the error
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