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A Programmer’s Guide to C# 5.0 is a book for software developers who want to truly understand C#. Whether you’ve worked with C# before or with another general-purpose programming language, each fast-paced, focused chapter will take you straight to the heart of a feature of C# and show you why it works the way it does. Written by one-time C# Test Lead, Program Manager, and member of the original C# language design team, this book is an ideal companion to the C# Language Specification, and works both as a tutorial and as a reference guide. Now in its fourth edition, you will find up-to-date coverage of all the latest C# features, including Linq, covariance and contravariance, and async support. You’ll learn how to: Use C# features effectively, in the way they were intended Apply the newest C# features to your coding problems Streamline your database code using LINQ Use async support and the task parallel library to improve performance. Program more efficiently, effectively, and with real insight into this mature and exciting language, with A Programmer’s Guide to C# 5.0. What you’ll learn Learn the "why" behind C# features. Learn how to use C# features effectively, in the way they were designed. Apply the newest C# features to your coding problems. Streamline your database code using Linq. Use Async support to simplify your code. Who this book is for A Programmer’s Guide to C# is aimed at software developers who want to improve their proficiency at using the C# language. No prior knowledge of .NET is required, but the book does assume experience with a general-purpose programming language. Table of ContentsChapter 1:The .NET Runtime Environment Chapter 2: C# Quick Start and C# Development Chapter 3: Classes 101 Chapter 4: Base Classes and Inheritance Chapter 5: Exceptions Chapter 6: Member Accessibility and Overloading Chapter 7: Other Class Details Chapter 8: Structs (Value Types) Chapter 9: Interfaces Chapter 10: Versioning and Aliases Chapter 11: Statements and Flow of Execution Chapter 12: Variable Scoping and Definite Assignment Chapter 13: Operators and Expressions Chapter 14: Conversions Chapter 15: Arrays Chapter 16: Properties Chapter 17: Generics Chapter 18: Indexers, Enumerators, and Iterators Chapter 19: Strings Chapter 20: Enumerations Chapter 21: Attributes Chapter 22: Delegates and Anonymous Methods Chapter 23: Events Chapter 24: Dynamic types Chapter 25: User-Defined Conversions Chapter 26: Operator Overloading Chapter 27: Nullable Types Chapter 28: Linq Chapter 29: Linq to XML Chapter 30: Linq to SQL Chapter 31: Other Language Details Chapter 32: Making Friends with the .NET Framework Chapter 33: System.Array and the Collection Classes Chapter 34: Threading Chapter 35: Asynchronous and Parallel Programming Chapter 36: Execution-Time Code Generation Chapter 37: Interop Chapter 38: .NET Framework Overview Chapter 39: Deeper into C# Chapter 40: Logging and Debugging Techniques Chapter 41: IDEs and Utilities
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Ellsworth K. Eric Gunderson, Ph.D. (born 1923) is a psychologist who has studied human adaptation to living and working under the conditions associated with isolation and confinement.
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