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C# 5.0 Pocket Reference: Instant Help for C# 5.0 Programmers [NOOK Book]

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When you need answers for programming with C# 5.0, this practical and tightly focused book tells you exactly what you need to know—without long introductions or bloated samples. Easy to browse, it’s ideal as quick reference or as a guide to get you rapidly up to speed if you already know Java, C++, or an earlier version of C#.

Written by the authors of C# 5.0 in a Nutshell, this book covers the entire C# 5.0 ...

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C# 5.0 Pocket Reference: Instant Help for C# 5.0 Programmers

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Overview

When you need answers for programming with C# 5.0, this practical and tightly focused book tells you exactly what you need to know—without long introductions or bloated samples. Easy to browse, it’s ideal as quick reference or as a guide to get you rapidly up to speed if you already know Java, C++, or an earlier version of C#.

Written by the authors of C# 5.0 in a Nutshell, this book covers the entire C# 5.0 language, including:

  • All of C#’s fundamentals
  • Advanced topics such as operator overloading, type constraints, covariance & contravariance, iterators, nullable types, operator lifting, lambda expressions & closures
  • LINQ, starting with sequences, lazy execution and standard query operators, and finishing with a complete reference to query expressions
  • Dynamic binding and C# 5.0’s new asynchronous functions
  • Unsafe code & pointers, custom attributes, preprocessor directives, and XML documentation
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449339906
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/30/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,148,411
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Joseph Albahari is author of C# 3.0 in a Nutshell, LINQ Pocket Reference, and C# 3.0 Pocket Reference. He has been developing large-scale enterprise applications on .NET and other platforms for more than 15 years, and is author of LINQPad, the popular utility for querying databases in LINQ. Joseph is currently a freelance consultant.


Ben Albahari is the founder of Take On It. He was a Program Manager at Microsoft for 5 years, where he worked on several projects, including the .NET Compact Framework and ADO.NET.

Ben was the cofounder of Genamics, a provider of tools for C# and J++ programmers, as well as software for DNA and protein sequence analysis. He is a co-author of C# Essentials, the first C# book from O'Reilly, and several editions of C# in a Nutshell.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: C# 5.0 Pocket Reference;
1.1 Conventions Used in This Book;
1.2 Using Code Examples;
1.3 Safari® Books Online;
1.4 How to Contact Us;
1.5 A First C# Program;
1.6 Syntax;
1.7 Type Basics;
1.8 Numeric Types;
1.9 Boolean Type and Operators;
1.10 Strings and Characters;
1.11 Arrays;
1.12 Variables and Parameters;
1.13 Expressions and Operators;
1.14 Statements;
1.15 Namespaces;
1.16 Classes;
1.17 Inheritance;
1.18 The object Type;
1.19 Structs;
1.20 Access Modifiers;
1.21 Interfaces;
1.22 Enums;
1.23 Nested Types;
1.24 Generics;
1.25 Delegates;
1.26 Events;
1.27 Lambda Expressions;
1.28 Anonymous Methods;
1.29 try Statements and Exceptions;
1.30 Enumeration and Iterators;
1.31 Nullable Types;
1.32 Operator Overloading;
1.33 Extension Methods;
1.34 Anonymous Types;
1.35 LINQ;
1.36 Dynamic Binding;
1.37 Attributes;
1.38 Caller Info Attributes (C# 5.0);
1.39 Asynchronous Functions (C# 5.0);
1.40 Unsafe Code and Pointers;
1.41 Preprocessor Directives;
1.42 XML Documentation;

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