C# in Depth

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C# in Depth, Fourth Edition is your key to unlocking the powerful new features added to the language in C# 5, 6, and 7. Following the expert guidance of C# legend Jon Skeet, you'll master asynchronous functions, expression-bodied members, interpolated strings, tuples, and much more.

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About the Technology

The powerful, flexible C# programming language is the foundation of .NET development. Even after two decades of success, it's still getting better Exciting new features in C# 6 and 7 make it easier than ever to take on big data applications, cloud-centric web development, and cross-platform software using .NET Core. There's never been a better time to learn C# in depth.

About the Book

C# in Depth, Fourth Edition is a revised edition of the bestseller written by C# legend Jon Skeet. This authoritative and engaging guide is your key to unlocking this powerful language, including the new features of C# 6 and 7. In it, Jon introduces expression-bodied members, interpolated strings, pattern matching, and more. Real-world examples drive it all home. By the end of this awesome book, you'll be writing C# code with skill, style, and confidence.

What's Inside

  • Comprehensive coverage of C# 6 and 7
  • Greatest hits of C# 2-5
  • Extended pass-by-reference functionality
  • String interpolation
  • Composition with tuples
  • Decomposition and pattern matching

About the Reader

For intermediate C# developers.

About the Author

Jon Skeet is a senior software engineer at Google. He studied mathematics and computer science at Cambridge, is a recognized authority in Java and C#, and maintains the position of top contributor to Stack Overflow.

Table of Contents

  1. Survival of the sharpest
  2. PART 2 C# 2-5
  3. C# 2
  4. C# 3: LINQ and everything that comes with it
  5. C# 4: Improving interoperability
  6. Writing asynchronous code
  7. Async implementation
  8. C# 5 bonus features
  9. PART 3 C# 6
  10. Super-sleek properties and expression-bodied members
  11. Stringy features
  12. A sm rg sbord of features for concise code
  13. PART 4 C# 7 AND BEYOND
  14. Composition using tuples
  15. Deconstruction and pattern matching
  16. Improving efficiency with more pass by reference
  17. Concise code in C# 7
  18. C# 8 and beyond
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