C# 4.0 The Complete Reference

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 23, 2010 - Computers - 976 pages
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The Definitive Guide to C# “From using LINQ to covariance and from string formatting to optional arguments, Herb’s update covers all you need to know about using real-world C# 4.0.” —Michael Howard, Microsoft Corporation

Bestselling author Herb Schildt has updated and expanded his classic programming reference to cover C# 4.0--the latest release of this powerful, feature-rich language. Using carefully crafted explanations, insider tips, and hundreds of examples, C# 4.0: The Complete Reference offers in-depth details on all aspects of C#, including keywords, syntax, and core libraries. New C# 4.0 features, such as named and optional arguments, the dynamic type, expanded covariance and contravariance capabilities, and support for parallel programming with the Task Parallel Library (TPL) and PLINQ are also discussed.

Perfect for beginners and professional C# programmers alike, this expert resource is written in the clear, crisp, uncompromising style that has made Herb the choice of millions worldwide. Begin mastering C# 4.0 today with help from this authoritative volume!

Coverage includes:

  • Data types and operators
  • Control statements
  • Classes and objects
  • Constructors, destructors, and methods
  • Interfaces, arrays, enumerations, and structures
  • Method and operator overloading
  • Inheritance and virtual methods
  • Reflection and runtime type ID
  • Exception handling
  • Delegates, properties, events, and indexers
  • Attributes
  • Multithreading and the Task Parallel Library
  • Generics
  • LINQ and PLINQ
  • Lambda expressions
  • Anonymous types
  • Extension methods
  • Named and optional arguments
  • Implicitly typed variables
  • I/O, networking, and collections
  • The preprocessor and much, much more

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As always, an excellent book to have in your library of programming books. Herbert Schildt has a way of explaining the nuance of a language that makes it very understandable. Of course, he includes a ton of examples. Using this book will make one a very good C# programmer Read full review

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One of the better c# books out there for moderate to professional level engineers and developers looking o learn then master the new and more powerfull fetures baked into th 4.0 framework. Definetely a recomend.

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Herb Schildt is the world's leading programming author, whose books have sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide. His acclaimed books include Java: The Complete Reference, C++: The Complete Reference and C#: The Complete Reference.

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