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C# Smorgasbord

C# Smorgasbord

by Filip Ekberg


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C# Smorgasbord covers a vast variety of different technologies, patterns and best practices that any C# developer should master.

Looking at everything from testing strategies to compilation as a service and how to do really advance things in runtime; you get a great sense of what you as a developer can do. By taking his personal views and his personal experience, Filip digs into each subject with a personal touch and by having real world problems at hand; we can look at how these problems could be tackled.

No matter if you are an experienced .NET developer, or a beginner, you will most certainly find a lot of interesting things in this book. The book covers important patterns and technologies that any developer would benefit from mastering.

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Is there a digital version(ebook)?

Yes there is! Everyone that purchases the printed copy will get the ebook for free. Instructions for how to receive the ebook is inside the printed book.

Table of Contents
  1. Introduction to Parallel Extensions
  2. Productivity and Quality with Unit Testing
  3. Is upgrading your code a productive step?
  4. Creating a challenge out of the trivial tasks
  5. Asynchronous programming with async and await
  6. Dynamic programming
  7. Increase readability with anonymous types and methods
  8. Exploring Reflection
  9. Creating things at runtime
  10. Introducing Roslyn
  11. Adapting to Inversion of Control
  12. Are you Mocking me?

Who this book is for

This book is for those developers that find themselves wanting to explore C# but do not know how or where to start looking. Each chapter contains hands on code examples that can be compiled and tested on your machine.

Although each chapter has code samples, you do not need to use a computer to appreciate the content of this book. The code samples are divided into smaller portions of code, so that you can follow each example and the thoughts around it in an easy way.

No matter if you are an experienced .NET developer or a beginner, you will most certainly find a lot of interesting things in this book. The book covers important patterns and technologies that any developer would benefit from mastering.

It is not required that you have worked with C# before but being familiar to the fundamentals in any of the .NET programming languages will help you on the way.

If you are just now starting to learn C#, this can be a great way for you to learn about different techniques, best practices, patterns and how to think in certain scenarios. But if you have worked with C# development for many years, this book can give you a refreshing view on how to always improve and challenge yourself into becoming a better software engineer.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468152104
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/30/2012
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Filip Ekberg is an enthusiastic developer that strives to learn something new every day. His greatest passion is programming and ever since Filip was a little boy he has always tried to master it.

During his professional years Filip has started his own business SmartIT eSolutions Sweden, worked as a software engineer and as an amanuensis teaching programming.

Filip has a bachelor degree in software engineering from Blekinge Institute of Technology. This is also where Filip worked as an amanuensis for a program called "Creative Mobile Development".

Since 2011, Filip works as a software engineer at Star Republic in Gothenburg, Sweden, where he has gotten a lot of inspiration to this book.

In .NET, Filip primarily works with C#, WPF, WCF, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.-NET, Silverlight and Windows Phone. For those that have stumbled upon his blog, you have seen his great interest in learning new technologies and sharing his thoughts on the subjects, this has made Filip a DZone Most-Valuable Blogger.

Outside .NET, Filip has also done professional work in both Java and PHP.

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