When you need answers for using C# 5.0, this tightly focused and practical book tells you exactly what you need to know—without long introductions or bloated samples. Succinct and easy to browse, C# 5.0 Pocket Reference is 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 the acclaimed 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