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Essential C# 4.0 (Microsoft .Net Development)by Mark Michaelis
Synopses & Reviews
Essential C# 4.0 is a well-organized,“no-fluff” guide to all versions of C# for programmers at all levels of C# experience. This fully updated edition shows how to make the most of C# 4.0’s new features and programming patterns to write code that is simple, yet powerful.
This edition contains two new chapters on parallel programming, multithreading, and concurrency, as well as extensive coverage of new C# 4.0 features: dynamic typing, variance, optional/named parameters, and many other new topics.
Mark Michaelis covers the C# language in depth, illustrating key constructs with succinct, downloadable code examples. Graphical “mind maps” at the beginning of each chapter show what material is covered and how individual topics interrelate. Topics intended for beginners and advanced readers are clearly marked, and the book includes indexes of C# versions (2.0, 3.0, and 4.0), which make it easy for readers to reference topics specific to a given release of C#.
Following an introduction to C#, readers learn about
Whether you’re just starting out, are an experienced developer moving to C#, or are a seasoned C# programmer seeking to master C# 4.0’s most valuable enhancements, Essential C# 4.0 will help you write high-quality, highly effective code.
"Essential C# 4.0" is an well-organized, "no-fluff" guide to C# 4.0 for programmers at all levels of C# experience. This edition shows how to make the most of C# 4.0's new features and programming patterns to write code that is both simpler and more powerful.
About the Author
Mark Michaelis is an Enterprise Software Architect at Itron Inc. He recently started intelliTechture, a software engineering and consulting company with high end skills in Microsoft VSTS/TFS, BizTalk, SharePoint, and .NET 3.0. Mark also serves as a Chief Software Architect and Trainer for IDesign Inc. He holds a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Illinois and an M.S. in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mark is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Microsoft Most Valued Professional for Visual Studio, and serves on several Microsoft software design review teams, including C# and Visual Studio Team System.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1-Introducing C#
Chapter 2-Data Types
Chapter 3-Operators and Control Flow
Chapter 4-Methods and Parameters
Chapter 8-Value Types
Chapter 9-Well-Formed Types
Chapter 10-Exception Handling
Chapter 12-Delegates and Lambda Expressions
Chapter 14-Collection Interfaces with Standard Query Operators
Chapter 15-Query Expressions
Chapter 16-Building Custom Collections
Chapter 17-Reflection and Attributes
Chapter 19-Multithreading Patterns
Chapter 20-Platform Interoperability and Unsafe Code
Chapter 21-The Common Language Infrastructure
Appendix A-Downloading and Installing the C# Compiler and the CLI Platform
Appendix B-Tic-Tac-Toe Listing
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